Intermittent fasting is an intriguing feeding pattern for human health and longevity, but there is a point where one can take this approach a bit too far. For building muscle and staying lean, it appears that “alternate-day” fasting is not the way to go. However, acute phases of fasting (generally between 10-12 hours) do have […]

The Body Recomposition Conundrum: Is it Possible to Build Muscle & Burn Fat Simultaneously? A word on improving body composition: Ask most any individual in the gym what their goal is and it’s likely along the lines of being leaner, stronger and more muscular (i.e. improving their performance and body composition). There are very few […]

A Complete Guide to “If It Fits Your Macros” – IIFYM aka Flexible Dieting By: Elliot Reimers What does healthy really mean? Just about every gym-goer has heard someone claim that results are determined 90% by diet and 10% by exercise. While the exact proportion that diet and training contribute to progress/results is yet to […]

11 Fat-Loss Ingredients That Will Actually Burn Fat The sports nutrition market is an interesting place for sure. It’s a hugely competitive market with countless numbers of products that claim to help you burn fat, build muscle, and boost your performance.While there are certainly a medley of supplements out there that actually do live up […]

Betaine Anhydrous: An In-Depth Look at a Powerhouse Ingredient   Betaine anhydrous (sometimes also referred to as trimethylglycine or “TMG”) is a compound derived from the amino acid choline and is naturally occurring in plant species (especially sugar beets). In recent years, Betaine anhydrous has garnered a healthy amount of praise in sports supplementation, specifically […]