Having written about what calories are, it’s time to return to the mailbag since this is always an easy way for me to get content. Today I’ll address questions about heart rate monitors and metabolic rate, agronomist activity levels and calorie levels, NEAT and adaptive thermogenesis, and then a long answer on the topic of whether to lose fat or gain muscle for a beginner at 20% bodyfat (if I were a different kind of writer I’d that THE ANSWER WILL SHOCK YOU!).… Read More
So another dig into the mailbag to save myself having to think of another feature article to write. The three questions today have to do with fat loss and muscle sparing, phosphatidylserine, cortisol and water retention. Finally is a look at causes of a plateau in weight gain.
Dietary Deficit and Fat Loss when Muscle Sparing is the Same
Hi Lyle.… Read More
Ok, I know I promised something special last week but with all of the grinding and gnashing of teeth over the election, I would hate for it to get lost in the noise. So instead I’ll throw a quick mailbag together which I don’t mind getting lost in that noise. In today’s questions, I’ll address the idea of reverse cyclical dieting for mass gains, DB’s for growth, muscle gain and metabolic rate in beginners, artificial sweeteners and gut health and yohimbine and water retention.… Read More
Since I can’t think of any fascinatingly tedious topic to address this week, I’ll go the lazy route and just go with some questions instead. Always easier when someone else gives you your topic.
BCAA and Anxiety
Hello, I am trying to treat mild anxiety, fatigue and depression with diet and supplements.… Read More
Since I can’t think of any actual topic this week and think I can answer these questions in a fairly brief manner, I’m just going to clear out some of my questions. Topics will include women and DEXA, oddities about pregnancy metabolism, endurance nutrition and a bit about health habits when you have bipolar.… Read More