Nutrition

Why Losing Weight Is Hard

I have very few people that I consider “mentors” in my life. My parents are obvious, but outside of my family there is one man that stands above the rest: Ted Spiker. I say this with as much gratitude possible; if it wasn’t for Ted Spiker, I don’t know if I would have ever made […]

Fitness

Getting Shredded

This isn’t the typical title for a post I make on my site, and yet nothing seemed more appropriate. I just received the following text message from my wife. If you read closely, it’s clear that “Shirtless Friday’s” on The Berry finally has her wanting me to return to a leaner, meaner version of me. […]

Nutrition

How Much Fat Should I Eat?

Everything you need to know about the dangers of consuming a diet that’s high in fat can be summarized in one sentence. The health scare surrounding saturated fat and cholesterol was overblown. That was Walter Willett’s conclusion after reviewing 21 studies on high-fat diets. While Willet’s name doesn’t jump off the page, he is the […]

Nutrition

The Great Fitness Error

When I was 26 years old I almost made a huge mistake. I was tired of the hype, the false realties, and what appeared to be a lack of transparency about an important aspect of life. I sucked at love. You see, by that admittedly young age, I had already made enough mistakes—and been crushed […]