WTF are Macronutrients? Pt. 2

WTF are Macronutrients? Pt. 2

If there was ever a “villain” among the macronutrients, dietary fat would probably be your first guess as to who it was. It’s been blamed for everything from heart disease, to clogged arteries, to just plain making you fat.

Drop your low fat dressing and toss out that bag of no fat cheesy poofs. Dietary fat is a necessary macronutrient (they all are to one extent or another) and is much, MUCH more beneficial than most people would have you think. [Read more…]

WTF are Macronutrients? Pt. 1

WTF are Macronutrients? Pt. 1

Every meat head worth his weight in protein shakes knows the basics of macronutrients. Most normal people may know a concept or two about them. Either way, since nutrition is 1/3rd of equation when it comes to sexification (either through fat loss or muscle gain) and macronutrients make up the basics of nutrition, learning a thing or two about macronutrients won’t hurt you.

So for the next few weeks I’m going to break down the macronutrients and tell you what it is, where you get it from, what it does, why it’s important, the controversy surrounding it (let’s be real, there is always controversy), and how you can use it effectively to reach your goals.

We’ll kick this bad boy off with the most villainous macronutrient out there…

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“Good” Foods vs. “Bad” Foods

“Good” Foods vs. “Bad” Foods

In the last post we went over the basic concept of knowledge versus implementation. For those who missed it, you can either read it here, or just know that it’s easier to know you have to do something than it is to actually do that something.

Especially when it comes to switching out things that are sweet and tasty for things that are not as sweet or that you don’t have a taste for yet.

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Knowledge vs Implementation

Knowledge vs Implementation

Shot out of a canon! Which of these foods are good for?

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Sweet BBQ Chicken

Sweet BBQ Chicken

No intro this week because I’m feeling especially lazy. Which goes perfectly with this recipe. All it takes is 10 minutes of work on your part and you’ll be eating like a king for a few days.

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Testosterone in a Bowl

Testosterone in a Bowl

See that guy to the left?

This is what he eats for every single meal. Then he washes it down with the blood of a freshly killed unicorn. After that it’s some Ben and Jerry’s for desert, because it makes him feel fancy.

Ok…some (all) of that might be a tad bit of an exageration. But, what is NOT an exageration, is the fact that you can increase the amount of testoserone by simply choosing to eat some certain foods.

This dish wasn’t made specifically to increase testosterone, in fact I’m sure this dish has been around for freaking ever. But if you’re as thick-headed as I am sometimes you probably never put two and two together. [Read more…]