I’ve been an applied protein researcher since 2012. This article outlines my recommendations for protein intake based on the last 5 years of research.
There’s finally a study examining the effects of Leangains-style intermittent fasting. We have the results and a study breakdown for you here.
A couple recent studies have shown that HMB – a legal supplement – works better than moderate-dose steroids. Is it the next wonder-supplement or just hype?
Because your body is complex and redundant, training and nutrition can be simple.
What you’re getting yourself into ~2000 words, 6-13 minute read time Key points Artificial sweeteners are substances 80-700x as sweet as sugar with minimal caloric content. Artificial sweeteners are safe for human consumption at reasonable levels. You basically need to go out of your way to exceed the safe intake levels. Evidence is mixed concerning […]
“Menopause and Fitness” was a collaborative effort between: Jonathon Mummert (Head Coach of Lose Weight Smiling) and Adam Ali (Mastermind of Physiqonomics). Jonathon has spent countless hours studying the differences that trainers should consider when working with females vs. males. His work on training around the menstrual cycle was featured on Girls Gone Strong and he […]
It can be hard to sieve through all the fitness information on the Internet. Picking out the wheat from the chaff is tough, and to make it worse, even a lot of the good information out there is misunderstood and misused by those who access it. The issue is that we are obsessed with content, […]
What You’re Getting Yourself Into: ~6,100 words, 15-25 minute read time. However, it’s arranged topically, so if there are topics that don’t interest you, feel free to skip over them. Key Points: 1. Performance varies across the menstrual cycle in some women, related to severity of premenstrual and menstrual symptoms, while purely physiological variables are […]
What you’re getting yourself into: 2700 words, 8-12 minute read time Key Points Most of the major differences in performance and metabolism between genders can be explained by size and body composition, not gender itself. Of the true gender differences, the most important ones have to do with differences in sex hormones and fiber types. […]
Staying on top of the research in any particular field is difficult. I do my best to stay on top of exercise/sports science research, and that can be exhausting by itself. It takes a lot more than a casual glance at an abstract to know what a study is REALLY saying, and if the findings […]