Monthly Archives: January 2009

The Truth About Low-Carb Dieting

The Truth About Low-Carb Dieting

I’ve taken a lot of “guff” over the last year or so for switching to what most people refer to as a low-carb diet.  I say “most people” because I’ve never called it that; I call it a “smart carb” diet.  What’s the difference? Low carb implies you’re getting less than you need. Truth is,… Read more

Exposing Myself Online…

Exposing Myself Online…

I want to wish you all a late Happy Holidays and Happy New Year! It’s been a couple weeks since I’ve posted anything. Truth is, I was burnt out.  After 12 months of training clients/athletes, coaching hockey, writing articles, doing research, taking graduate classes, consulting, etc., I needed a break. But I’m back now and… Read more

Howard Stern, Injuries, and Sharks

Howard Stern, Injuries, and Sharks

Howard Stern A couple weeks ago an article I wrote entitled “Mystery Meat” (http://www.t-nation.com/article/bodybuilding/mystery_meat&cr=) was published on T-nation.com.  The feedback was unbelievable!  Many people instantly heavily criticized the article, while others were intrigued by the unique idea.  For the record, my stance on the weight gained from that experiment is this: The weight gain is… Read more

Learn from Ralph

Learn from Ralph

This morning my alarm went off at 6:15, like it does every morning.  Unfortunately I had a HORRIBLE night of sleep so I did what any logical person would do and hit the first button that would make the noise go away. At 6:30 I scrambled out of bed to prepare for my 7am lift… Read more