Nutrition Archives - Shah Training

  • 2 Simple Diet Strategies to Break Through a Fat Loss Plateau


    Last night I was out with a friend celebrating his recent promotion. Recently he and his wife had lost a large amount of weight – 30 and 55 lbs, respectively. While my girlfriend and his wife shared their weight loss strategies, my friend told me something I already sort of kind of knew: “Men have […]

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  • 5 Rules for Effective Female Fat Loss


    It seems that the fat loss cards are stacked against women. Not to worry, here are some key rules to follow to help you shed those stubborn pounds: #1 – Rotate Strategies One thing I hear from women is: “I first started jogging, and lost weight, but then after a month I stopped losing weight. […]

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  • The Effects of Alcohol on Fat Loss and Muscle Building

    I love reading research studies, but this one floored me. The study is about alcohol consumption among athletes, specifically rugby players. Scientists studied 19 rugby players before and after a drinking session the night before a big game. The athletes were tested for jumping, sprinting, hydration, and other physical aspects before drinking up to 20 […]

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  • Fast Fat Loss vs Efficient Fat Loss


      There is always more than one way to get from point A to point B. When selecting the right way, you need to decide what’s more important: getting to point B fast, or getting to point B efficiently. The difference between fast and efficient is the difference between being skinny fat and being jacked. […]

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  • My 6-week Overeating Experiment — Did I Gain Weight, Lose Weight, or Stay the Same?

      by Mike Geary, Certified Nutrition Specialist, Certified Personal Trainer Ok, I decided to do something crazy recently… For the last six weeks, I used myself as a guinea pig and completed an overeating experiment. The purpose of the experiment was to see how much weight I would gain if I purposely tried to over-eat on […]

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  • Healthy (and Delicious) Mid-Meal Ideas for Between Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

    by Mike Geary, Certified Nutrition Specialist, Certified Personal Trainer I receive a lot of questions from my readers where they have been doing much better at choosing healthy breakfasts, lunches, and dinners, but they are still struggling to find good ideas for healthy and quick “mid-meals”… especially a quick small meal or snack that can […]

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  • Eating and Bodybuilding

    NOTE: This post has been submitted by James Chan, NSCA-CPT. His profile is at the end. Ever since I’ve read the book, “The China Study,” I’ve experimented with lowering my animal protein intake and upping my vegetables. If you haven’t read the book, what it essentially says is that the lower your intake of animal […]

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  • 2 Common Foods in Your Diet That May be Making You Gain Weight and Get Sick

    by Mike Geary, Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Nutrition Specialist Of course, you’ve probably heard a million times now how bad trans fats and high fructose corn syrup are for your health… so I’m not going to give you that same old story. Instead, we need to look at a couple common foods that are probably […]

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  • The Truth about Low-Carb Diets vs Controlled-Carbohydrate Meals

    by Mike Geary, Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Nutrition Specialist One of the problems I see with “diet talk” is that nobody seems to agree what “low carb” really means… One person may think of “low carb” as an Atkins style diet with as much fatty sausages, hotdogs, and nitrate processed meats as you want and […]

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  • 1 Trick to stop cravings & control appetite

    I have a great nutrition program for you today from nutrition expert Mike Geary. Mike is one of my most trusted colleagues in the field of nutrition, so pay attention to this info on how to control cravings and appetite to get that lean body that you want. As it turns out Mike is celebrating […]

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