Is Saturated Fat Evil, or Not So Bad After All?

The myths, lies, and misconceptions about saturated fat and your health. by Mike Geary, Certified Nutrition Specialist, Certified Personal Trainer I’ve written many times in the last couple years about the mistaken beliefs in society about saturated fat and the false perception in the media AND with MOST health professionals that saturated fat is bad […]

Damage Control For Holiday Eating “Accidents” (Part 1)

By Tom Venuto, author of Burn the Fat, Feed the Muscle We’ve all been at the holiday get-togethers, and have quickly devoured something devilishly delicious with little thought. Some feel little shame for eating a cake or drinking half the bowl of punch, but others find themselves feeling guilty afterwards and can’t help but […]

Fix your Nutrition: Basic tips and techniques you can use NOW


A big part of performing well with high intensity workout routines is nutrition. Many people are warriors when it comes to working out, but still eat anything they can get their hands on. This may work when you’re younger, but as you get older, these bad nutritional habits can come back to bite you. The […]

How Much Muscle can you Gain?


Tim Ferris is my hero. No kidding! My world was transformed after I read his book, “The Four Hour Work Week.” The book basically applied a lot of my fitness principles, such as the 80/20 principle and Parkinson’s Law, into regular life. Now, the truth is that Parkinson’s Law in my view is similar to […]

An Alternative to the USDA Food Pyramid

If you haven’t figured it out already, the USDA Food Pyramid will not help you achieve your goals. As health enthusiasts we know that the amount of carbs (6-11 servings of grains) that they recommend are just too many. If you are not convinced that the USDA food pyramid is unhealthy, then please take some […]

4 Steps to Achieving your Fitness Goals


The problem that I see with many people who start a fitness program is a lack of desire. I’ve been training since I was 13 years old, and programs were only effective when there was fire in my eyes and determination in my stomach. I wanted something and went out and got it. I paid […]

Nutritional Steps to Take when you Hit a Fat Loss Plateau

Each and everyone of us will hit a plateau in our fat loss at one time or another. Our bodies were programmed for survival, and so when we throw something unexpected at it, for example a caloric reduction, then our bodies think that we’re headed for disaster and takes the necessary steps to save our […]