Video Update! Power Up Your Protein Shakes

Video Update!  Power Up Your Protein Shakes In a hurry and need a protein shake, but MORE than just protein? With a bit of planning ahead you can easily turn a standard protein shake into a legitimate meal replacement without the use of a blender – check out my go-to options to make it happen!
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New Recipe! Easy Air Fryer Potatoes

New Recipe!  Easy Air Fryer Potatoes Let me just out myself right now:  I love me some carbs.  Like, seriously.  I know you reading this at home might be like “yeah man, me too” – but I don’t think you REALLY get it. I love me some carbs Without the structure and discipline of bodybuilding, I’d easily be pushing 3...
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New recipe! Protein Bar Batter Bomb

New Recipe!  Protein Bar Batter Bomb A while back, as my photo shoot prep was approaching its conclusion, I started poking around online for some variations I could implement into my meal plan once I embarked on my off-season/growth phase.  For some reason, I thought that making up some protein bars at home sounded like a good idea, in spite...
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How to Step Up Your Meal Prep Game in 6 Easy Steps

How to Step Up Your Meal Prep Game in 6 Easy Steps Raise your hand if you love spending time in the kitchen – looking, looking – yeah ok, didn’t think so.  It’s not my favorite place to spend time, but as a bodybuilder it’s not a place you can avoid and be successful so we’ve got to make the...
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Product Review: ISOPACK from Isolator Fitness

Product Review: ISOPACK from Isolator Fitness A boy and his gym bag… I was recently in search of a new gym bag as my old one was A) seriously lacking, and B) looking like it got left outside in the rain a few too many times.  I searched high-end options, cheap-ass options, and everything in between. There was a feature...
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8 Ways You’re Screwing Up Your Macro Plan

8 Ways You’re Screwing Up Your Macro Plan We’ve all heard the hype, right? Macros are LIFE!!! If you’re still following a meal plan, you’re so behind the times I can eat whatever I want and still drop body fat! If you haven’t tried macro-based dieting (IIFYM, flexible dieting, etc) you’ve probably heard a friend or 3 who has spout...
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The Drop Set – Episode 86: 10 Ways to Screw Up Your Prep, Are Studies Worth Following?

Ever had a prep that didn’t turn out quite the way you had envisioned when you started?  If your hand isn’t up, your a liar – there, I said it!  Today I break down my top 10 reasons WHY so that we can strategize on how to prevent things from turning south.  Also, it’s becoming ever popular to cite scientific...
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Cream of Rice – A Primer on my Favorite Carb Source

Cream of Rice – A Primer on my Favorite Carb Source Ok, to be clear – my favorite carb source is bread.  Or cookies.  Maybe donuts.  French fries?  Pizza?  I could go on and on…can you tell I’m cutting now? But as far as “clean” carb sources, cream of rice takes the cake.  To be clear, I understand it’s not for everyone...
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New Video – 2018 Photo Shoot Prep Diet Breakdown

A Slighty Different Daily Diary I know, you’ve all seen a ton of boring-ass “this is what I eat in a day” videos from bodybuilders of all sorts – but in this video, while I do focus a bit on the “what” I also want to break down the WHY – regarding meal composition, nutrient timing, number of meals, and...
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The Drop Set – Episode 62: Planning Ahead – How to Have an Effective Cut

This isn’t an episode about the technical ways in which you can have an effective cut, but instead about all the things you can and SHOULD do *before* starting your diet in order to ensure it’s as effective as it possibly can be.  Thinking about a show in 2019?  NOW is when you should start thinking about some of these...
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