The HCG Diet – A New Level Of Crazy

The HCG diet is great, and you should definitely try it.* (* if you are a douche.) Yes, today we go back to the dark side of the fitness industry to cover the latest weight loss craze sweeping social media – the HCG diet. More and more people are turning to things like this, which […]

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high protein diet bad for kidneys

Is A High Protein Diet Bad For Your Kidneys?

Me: “I’ve decided to start eating healthier, so I’m going to cut down on junk food and eat more protein.” Friend: “I wouldn’t do that.” Me: “Why not?” Friend: “I’ve heard protein is really bad for your kidneys.” Me: “…. F**k.” Is there anything more rage-inducing than trying to get healthier, only to be told […]

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how much water should you drink per day

How Much Water Should You Drink Per Day?

I’m often asked what the best bodybuilding supplement is. My answer my surprise you: Water! Yes, that free thing which pours out of your kitchen taps, and always finds a way to bounce off cutlery in the sink and f**king soak you. We live in a world where guys will happily spend half their wage […]

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does fasted cardio burn more fat

Does Fasted Cardio Burn More Fat?

For decades, many of us have been waking up at times so early the alarm clock has a question mark on it. And we do it all in the name of fat loss. Because bodybuilding folklore insists that working out first thing in the morning on an empty stomach will help you to lose more […]

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basil and chilli chicken recipe

Recipe – Basil & Chilli Chicken

It’s time to get creative in the kitchen again, with one of my quick and easy muscle building recipes. My basil and chili chicken is high in protein, low in carbohydrates and moderate in fat, making it a perfect choice when you’re trying to reign in your carb cravings and turn up the fat loss. […]

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Why You Should Eat Haribo Gummy Bears After A Workout

Believe it or not, one of the best foods you can eat alongside your post workout whey protein shake is Haribo Gummy Bears. Yes, those little pieces of miniature heaven. My clients get a lot of strange looks when they’re tucking into some Haribo jellies with their protein shake after a workout, so in today’s […]

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Eating Small Frequent Meals Is A Weight Loss Myth

How many times have you heard that eating small frequent meals will speed up your metabolism and help you lose more weight? It’s a very popular belief, often quoted in gyms and fitness magazines. “The metabolism is like a fire which must be stoked throughout the day. So if you eat 9-10 small frequent meals, […]

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Lucozade better than water

Lucozade Is Better Than Water (At Making You Fat)

When trying to lose weight, people often turn to sports drinks like Lucozade to help power through a hard workout at the gym. It’s easy to see why. Television adverts show top athletes pounding the treadmill, wiping their brow and nodding convincingly at their luminous bottle of Superhero-ade, as if to confirm that their legs […]

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Macros Don’t Matter. Calories Are King.

The fitness industry runs wild with bulls**t myths. And one of the most popular myths is that “it’s all about your macronutrients, bro.” Yes, muscle building magazines and websites will lead you to believe calories don’t matter and there exists a magical formula of protein, carbohydrates and fat which will begin to suck body fat […]

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How To Use Intermittent Fasting For Weight Loss

“You should get on that intermittent fasting, bro…” Yes, intermittent fasting is all the rage at the moment and it’s hard to walk into any gym without at least one person proclaiming it as the missing piece of the diet jigsaw. And like all dieting methods, there is tons of false information out there from […]

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Does Omega 3 Fish Oil Cause Prostate Cancer

Does Fish Oil Cause Prostate Cancer?

A story recently ran in the press claiming there is a fish oil prostate cancer link which we should all be scared of. That’s right. According to the latest headlines, using Omega-3 supplements can significantly increase your chances of developing the big C. Given that athletes and bodybuilders (and heck, just about everyone I’ve ever […]

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Why The Mono Diet Is Bulls**t

I had a friend who once tried something called “The Cabbage Soup Diet”. As the name suggests, it involved eating nothing but cabbage soup. She was depressed. She used to look at my lunch the same way my dog does, drool forming in the side of her mouth as she sat there thinking of what […]

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