Effortless Weight Loss: 5 Diet Hacks

Small changes make a big difference.  Big changes can make a big difference too, but big changes are hard to make and even harder to maintain.  This article details my top 5 Diet Hacks for weight loss and food intake control.  Instead of focusing on what's on your plate, you'll focus on what's between your ears.  These behavioral tips take the effort out of weight loss because they were designed with your biology in mind - not your wallet.  

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Weight Training 101: The Key To Consistent Progress

Consistency is key, but there's more to consistency than showing up to the gym when you're supposed to.  In this article you'll explore a critically important feature of weight training programming: structuring workouts around key lifts.  Think deadlifts, squats, bench, pull-ups, etc.  Learn how focusing on a few key lifts is the key to consistent progress.  

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A Beginner's Guide To Intermittent Fasting and Unconventional Dieting

It's very difficult to enjoy the process of dieting to lose weight.  However, in this article you'll see how it's possible to customize your approach to dieting so that you can enjoy every day on the path to your goals.  This article highlights the importance of trial and error, unconventional approaches, and questioning convention while planning how to achieve health and fitness goals.  

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Weight Training 101: Rep Ranges for Size and Strength

Rep ranges matter.  There are big differences between a low rep set with heavy resistance and a higher rep set with moderate resistance.  In this article, you'll explore these differences and the more general difference between training for muscle growth and training for strength gains.  

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Weight Training 101: How Muscles Work

The first in a series of Weight Training 101 Articles.  Here, you'll learn the basics about your muscles: what they do, how they work, and the process of a muscular contraction.  This article serves as a foundation for the next articles that teach how to create workouts and training schedules to reach any fitness goal. 

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Crash Course Nutrition: A Software Update For Our Outdated Hardware

In this foundational article, you'll see how our intake control problem is largely the product of a primitive feeding system operating in a modern world.  But more importantly, this article explores the unique characteristics of the human brain that make us uniquely capable to overcome some of our primitive behaviors.  This is the first of a series of Crash Course Nutrition articles.  

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Weight Loss Dieting: Unconventional Approaches

It seems like everyone is trying to lose weight but very people are actually shedding the pounds.  This failure is born out of the acceptance of and adherence to a weight loss lifestyle that is neither easy nor enjoyable.  Conventional approaches fail to provide this enjoyment, but there are unconventional, yet biologically powerful protocols that succeed.  In this article I explain the principles of various, unconventional approaches so that you can creatively construct a weight loss protocol that's right for you    

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Yoga For Structural Integrity and Where to Start

The complementary stretching and strengthening action of yoga poses serves to restore the structural integrity of the musculoskeletal system.  If you suffer from shoulder or back pain while exercising this article is for you!  Learn how to restore the integrity of the major, postural joints so you can keep lifting heavy and feel better doing it.  

Not a weight lifter? It's all good.  This article will give you an intro to practicing yoga by exploring the physiological benefits of a consistent yoga practice.  Yoga has long been one of the best things you can do for you body and mind, so check it out! 

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