How To Get More Protein In Your Diet

. Note: this is not a short post. It will take you ~8-9 minutes to read. You bought raw almonds and organic quinoa because some hipster doofus tossed them on his “top 7 protein sources,” click-baity, half-assed, blog post. . Hoping to lean out and drop some bodyfat, you got home and realized these foods were utterly useless… Read more

How gary vaynerchuk lost 22 pounds in 90 days

  My phone buzzes. Gary. G: I want to talk to you. G: About something very rogue. M: I’m intrigued. G: Call you later.   Needless to say, a Sunday afternoon text from @Garyvee tickled my inner-fanboy. That’s not where this story begins though. You see, six months prior, I received a text from my good… Read more

How To Deal With Diet Haters (5 tips)

Thursday night. Anticipation and excitement. The kind that precedes celebration: love, unity and of course, shirtless wedding reception degeneracy (pics below).  After catching up with my best friends during cocktail hour, we settle down for the Groom’s Dinner. Salad and bread are served, and then it happens. “VACANTI PROBABLY DOESN’T EAT BREADDDDDD,” jokingly taunted my buddy’s girlfriend.  … Read more

Should I Do Cardio for Fat Loss?

. We did it again. We overreacted in the short term. 10 years ago, the key to getting beach ready was two hours/day of cardio-cardio-cardio. Then, someone caught wind of a pretty sexy idea: let’s get omg-lean without cardio. Lift heavy. Count your macros. Zero cardio’ing.  It seems to work for some folks, but is… Read more

What Those Scale-Weight Fluctuations Really Mean

You wake up and step on the scale. After emptying the bladder, but before breakfast of course. THREE POUNDS HEAVIER THAN YESTERDAY? Is that even possible? They say 3500 calories = one pound of bodyfat, but you didn’t eat 10,000 yesterday. How did you gain 3 pounds? Short term fluctuations in bodyweight are caused by… Read more

The Best Type Of Training For A Woman

. Should men and women use the same training methodology? The topic dates me, debated tirelessly for years. Rooted in a fear of developing masculine physical features – broad shoulders, bulging biceps and thick upper legs – females searching for honest, quality information often come across a dispute between two teams: Team “Lifting makes girls… Read more

If Everyone Knew This, No One Would Be Fat

I haven’t posted anything in about a month. That’s a really long time, and I’m sorry. The truth is, I have been busy coaching clients. In fact, seeing dozens of these folks recently drop huge amounts of fat (like, between 10 and 35 pounds) inspired me to write.   Should I Read This Post?? Reading… Read more

How To Count Your Macros (A Comprehensive Guide)

This is a comprehensive guide that details how to count macronutrients. The information is clear and simple. It is best suited for beginners, but it could also serve as a refresher for anyone. In this article, we will cover the following: What are macros? How to really read a nutrition label (and sift through the BS) Foods with and… Read more