Creatine is one of the best and safest supplements. But are you using it the wrong way? Find out when research says is the best time to take creatine.
You might want to think twice before you rush to slug down another post-workout smoothie. Your pre-workout routine of oatmeal and fruit? It might not be helping in the way you think. And the extra BCAAs you’re drinking during your workout? The real impact is likely only on how much money you have in your […]
Here’s how much times have changed. Less than 20 years ago, I used to drive past billboards warning against the use of marijuana. Use it or possess it, the signs warned, and you’ll go to jail. Two weeks ago, I was in a health food store with a 60-year-old relative who bought a (perfectly legal) […]
Why can’t you lose fat? Here are four questions you should ask to diagnose why you are stuck, and the solutions that will help you break out of your rut.
Popular diets will insist that low glycemic foods and low-carb diets are the keys to weight loss. Here’s why the most important part of the fight against “belly fat” is oftentimes ignored in diet books and articles.
Confused about fat loss? This list of weight loss research and resources challenges popular diet theories on fat loss, weight gain, and belly fat.
Sure, dropping carbs might help you lose weight. But starting on a low-carb diet might be a path to fat-loss frustration.
You might know that BCAAs play an important role in muscle growth and fat loss. What you don’t know? Most supplements might be completely unnecessary.
From cheat meals to extreme fat loss plans, here’s what you need to know about creating your own diet, and why focusing on food group diets can lead to failure.
After years of making fun of Popeye and his spinach-fueled muscles, it might be time to apologize to the original muscle-bound vegetarian. The cartoon might seem outdated and outlandish, but research now shows that the concept might not be that far fetch. According to research compiled by Examine.com, nitrates, a powerful compound found in green […]
The good, the bad, and the in-between in the world of health and fitness. It was a confusing week for diets. On one hand, you had a popular study about low carb vs. low fat diets slammed by basically every blogger. On the other, you had maybe one of the more refreshing pieces of science […]
If you happen to follow me on Twitter, you know that I enjoy hosting random Q&A’s using the hashtag #AskBorn. And while I love the rapid fire interaction, sometimes 140 characters just isn’t enough. That’s why I cover certain questions more in-depth, providing you with the details that will help you understand my answers. Ask […]