There seems to be a never-ending debate in the diet and fitness industries regarding what matters more for fat loss and physique transformation: Food Quantity (calories and macros) vs. Food Quality (real vs. refined foods, etc.). This circle jerk makes no sense to me for three reasons: They are somewhat interrelated, and one can have an impact on the other. For example, improving food choices almost always automatically improves diet numbers (I feel.. Read More
Going into this highly competitive 2015 New Year’s Resolution Season, I had a very different game plan, and vision of how my ongoing battle with my nemesis — Y2K belly fat and poor biomarkers of health — was going to go down. I normally come out guns blazing. But this year, I was actually planning on using a Rope-a-Dope-style strategy. That means I was going to sit back on the sidelines the first.. Read More
*WARNING – This post is a rant about the Paleo vs. Debunking Paleo Diet Debate in specific, and the health & fitness industry in general. It is Rated “R” by the fitness blogger’s association and is bound to offend probably everyone at some point. Sorry about that. I come from a small surfer town where: (a) we’re a little rough around the edges with the language and whatnot, (b) you can get in.. Read More
In this interview, I talk with my friend and colleague Billy Polson. He talks about the specifics of the diet plan he’s been using to lose fat, build muscle, and improve energy all while keeping up with the demands of owning, operating, and training private clients at San Francisco’s top personal training facility, Diakadi Body.