Going vegetarian or vegan and worried about losing your gains? In this longer article, we dive deep into the difference between vegetarian diets and non-vegetarian diets, the difference between plant and animal protein, and what to keep in mind when trying to make gains on a vegetarian or vegan diet.
Due to the significance of systematic reviews and meta-analyses, we’ve put together a list and short take-home message of many recent systematic reviews and meta-analyses so you can cut straight to the chase of the results.
In all but one fringe case, knowing about the labeling error on foods is fun trivia, but doesn’t actually affect the utility of tracking calorie intake in the real world.
This article looks at the protein intake habits of top athletes, evidence-based protein intake advice, and advanced hypotheses for maximizing results.
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 […]