Sports Nutrition Basics: Why Counting Calories Only Works in a Lab

Sports Nutrition Basics: Why Counting Calories Only Works in a Lab I know IIFYM (if it fits your macros) is popular, and for a lot of people (myself included about 18 years ago) it’s a great first starting point. But calorie and macro counting is over simplified, and frankly wrong.In the real world the energy…

Are You Flat Footed?

Overpronation (more commonly known as flat feet) is endemic in modern western society. It’s like we’ve created an environment perfectly unsuited to our feet. We stand still too long, sit down too long, like wearing the completely wrong shoes for far too much of the day and walk around of surfaces that are far too…

Strength is ALWAYS a Strength

In a lot of ways serious strength training/strength sports are kinda like a cult. There’s an army of powerlifters, weightlifters, strongmen and bodybuilders who talk about strength like its a god to be revered. To those outside our niche it can seem like an impenetrable wall of mindless obedience to the great ‘Strength God’. Let’s…

Do I need cardio to lose weight?

The biggest misconception among those just starting their health & fitness journey is that cardio is necessary for weightloss

Diary of a powerlifter – final entry!

Less then two weeks left till competition and I’m feeling pretty good! Almost finished 18 weeks of training and I can confidently say that my injuries are under control, my weight is almost on target for my weight category and my strenght is increasing. 18 weeks ago my body wasn’t happy with me and it…