Carbs At Night Will Make You Fat: Fallacy or Truth?

Carbohydrates seem to be under attack recently as the cause for our obesity epidemic. Not only do "fitness experts" claim that you have to reduce your carbohydrate intake but you should eliminate them completely before bed. It's almost guaranteed that you've come across the idea that eating carbohydrates before bed is detrimental to your fat … Continue reading Carbs At Night Will Make You Fat: Fallacy or Truth?

DO YOU REALLY NEED 1 GRAM OF PROTEIN PER POUND OF BODY WEIGHT TO BUILD MUSCLE?

Protein is easily the most important macro-nutrient for body composition because the maintenance and production of new muscle requires protein. During exercise, muscle is broken down and torn apart. When this happens the body's natural response is to repair the damaged tissue. Protein from our diet is broken down into amino acids and then reassembled … Continue reading DO YOU REALLY NEED 1 GRAM OF PROTEIN PER POUND OF BODY WEIGHT TO BUILD MUSCLE?