Category Archives: Fitness and Nutrition

The Not Idiots Guide to Nutrition (Complex Advice Made Simple)


The Thinker holding a book about Complex Carbohydrates

Derivative by Jay Ray

Written by Jay Ray

In past blogs, I have discussed the importance of protein consumption for maximizing the results of working out, and my friend and colleague, Cameron, has pointed out how food can affect moods. Now, the focus turns to how inexpensive household food staples can synchronize the body to best respond to exercise and then maintain the rewards.

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Myths and Follies of Working Out (Discouraged and Debunked!)


Weight lifter with chicken legs and counting off reps.

The Chicken Leg Creature
Derivative by Jay Ray

Written by Jay Ray

There’s a good chance that what you think you know about working out is wrong. It’s not your fault; many of these misconceptions have been passed along by coaches, workout buddies, or are just so entrenched as “common knowledge” that they are taken on faith. A lot of it is just bad advice and myths. Now, we go to school.

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You Are What You Eat


Foood Glorious Foood!

Writer/Blogger Cameron CallucciWritten by  Cameron Gallucci

Are you giddy or anxious?  My buddy Jay has consistently yammered on about reasons to change your diet for the sake of physical well-being and today I’m going to give you one more reason: your mood.

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You’ve Made Your Bod, Now Lie in It (Virtues of Protein and Rest)


Statue of Adonis with sleeping mask and whey protein

Derivative by Jay Ray

Written by Jay Ray

Okay, kids, the coaxing and psychobabble of previous posts are going on hiatus this week. Instead, this posting will focus on  those who ARE working out, and the fuel needed to get a totally ripped bod ( I don’t think I like myself when I talk this way). But, really, supplements do make a difference — as does REST, which might be counterintuitive to a mind that is determined to push the body for glorious physical fabulosity (okay, I’ll stop with the hyperboles — I promise).

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