Supplements You Might Actually Find Useful (Dec 2017 Update)

Wrote this in 2010. 7 years later, what’s different? Not much. My recommendations and personal usage remain the same with one caveat. As far as fat burners go, there’s nothing legal left worth buying ‘cept caffeine pills. Back in the day, you could still buy some pretty  hardcore/grey zone thermogenics on bodybuilding.com, but those are […]

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Intermittent Fasting: Where Are We Now?

It’s been a good while since I last wrote about intermittent fasting. I guess largely because there’s only so much to say about the topic and because I feel like I’ve said most of it. Unless you’re going to make inferences based on animal studies, there’s only so much you can extrapolate from the human experience […]

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Dirty Secrets of Intermittent Fasting Exposed

I don’t know about you, but I can’t stand the low-rent fitness schlock that keeps clogging up the Internet. What you get is a cheeky headline and a re-hash of yesterday’s news, optimized for page views, retweets and an indiscriminate Facebook crowd. Remember when people actually wrote articles and shared their real thoughts, their own […]

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Why Does Breakfast Make Me Hungry? (Major Update July 16th)

“Why does breakfast make me hungry?” When someone asked me that question for the umpteenth time since my methods became popular, I finally decided to indulge in a deeper exploration of what the plausible mechanism might be. I thought I’d share my thoughts on that with you today. Major Update July 16th and July 17th […]

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Eat Stop Eat Expanded 5th Edition Review [Easter Egg Inside]

“Eat Stop Eat Expanded 5th Edition Review”, or simply “the only Eat Stop Eat-5 review worth a damn”, like most folks call it, will include several interesting features this year. Like always, you come out a lot smarter after one of my book reviews, regardless of whether you buy the book or not. Brad Pilon’s […]

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Cheesecake Master Martin Presents: Cheesecake Eve of Doom I-II

Every Christmas Eve is Cheesecake Eve, and so it fell upon me to once again face off against these wretched cakes. I did not choose this. But as one of the last of my kind (Level 10 Cheesecake Mastery*), it’s my duty to walk the earth and do battle with these cakes for the greater […]

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Best of Leangains Meals: Part 1

Once you go Leangains You won’t go back With meals like crack You’ll soon come back Each month a book And now you’re hooked Best of Leangains Meals: Part 1 Click this link to view the book in Google Documents. There’s no sign-in required and you can click “download original” if you want to save […]

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Is Late Night Eating Better for Fat Loss and Health?

If late night eating interferes with fat loss, why do people who eat more in the evening lose more fat than people who don’t? If carbs become fattening after 6 PM, how come people who eat more carbs after 6 PM lose more fat than those who eat them earlier in the day? If we […]

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Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Muscle Growth: Promising Potential

Can omega-3 fatty acids boost muscle growth? Well, let’s just say that I’m very excited to report about the results from two new studies that sought to answer that question. The results? I will tell you all about in this article. I don’t have time to keep up with the going-on’s in the forums, and […]

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