Archive for the ‘Nutrition and Supplements’ Category

Posted by strengthguild ADD COMMENTS

A nice little algorithm my friend and colleague Lonnie Lowery pioneered that people can follow if they are having trouble gaining weight. A nice little tool if you are they type of person who like to take a bit of a scientific approach to gaining weight. NOTES: PRO, P = protein; CHO, C = carbohydrate; […]

Posted by strengthguild ADD COMMENTS

Another of my client’s blood results brought this topic up for me again. A topic I seem to face often enough I thought I might write something about it. This is not to be an end all be all instructional manual on your proper sodium intake (there are others much more qualified than me in […]

Posted by strengthguild ADD COMMENTS

BY Phil Stevens Restriction, dieting, eating less than you need to sustain yourself, your training, your strength, and hard earned muscle.  No, its not fun, but in reality it isn’t that darn hard. Not as hard as many make it out to be, and really unless you’re looking to get to extreme leanness it’s pretty […]

Posted by strengthguild ADD COMMENTS

Something that came up in conversation today with a fellow coach , myself, and a client…simple dietary basics. Meaning, just fundamental habits. It is easy to forget that a large part, or the majority, of the population simply doesn’t know simple solid habits of eating. It’s easy to lose sight of this when you’re around, […]

Posted by strengthguild ADD COMMENTS

30 days. One month. A lunar cycle. One 12th of a calendar year. Or one 936th of an average American life span. Really it’s a drop in the bucket, but it’s a something most people just won’t commit too. Or they don’t think that’s long enough to see an appreciable change. It’s a drop in […]

Posted by strengthguild ADD COMMENTS

BY: Phil Stevens (NOTE*** this is a reprint of an article that is a few years old and likely got me some of the most entertaining responses. The underlying message  itself is what you need to take away not the true nuts and bolts, though it does work) We’re in the largest push ever to […]

Posted by strengthguild ADD COMMENTS

By: Lonnie Lowery, PhD, RD Are you an experienced lifter who has learned to focus on proteins and keep a serious eye on carbs? Some of you (like me) may be re-feeding after a very high protein, low carb contest phase and some may simply be under-estimating how adapted to a specific diet the body […]

Posted by strengthguild ADD COMMENTS

By Phil Stevens Goals, Progress, PR’s, and advancement. We all want them, and strive for them in some form. The largest road block is surprisingly not a lack of focus on our goal, on the end, but a lack of focus on today, the starting point. We spend the majority of our time milling and […]

Posted by strengthguild ADD COMMENTS

BY Phil Stevens Rock Frigging Bottom!! Enough already! It was time for a change. I had succeeded in going full circle to polar opposites. In the blink of an eye I took myself from a miserable fat slob, to on top of the world in mind and body, to withered away in body, mind, and […]

Posted by strengthguild ADD COMMENTS

By Phil Stevens Enough already with the broad explanation, what did I do to slip from the graces of the athletic mindset and awesome progress I had made? What caused me to derail and what can you look to avoid? (Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV) The American mentality and media slipped in. […]

Featured Video
Popular posts
Sponsors