Tag Archives: diet

Intermittent Fasting and the Power Athlete

It seems to be all the rage now, with online health coaches and internet fitness models claiming intermittent fasting can accomplish everything from getting you 6 […]

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PA Radio – Episode 236: Dr. Kristy Anderson

No Quick Fix In exactly one week, the 2017 Power Athlete Symposium kicks off in Austin, Tx and if you’re a regular listener of this show, […]

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PA Radio – Episode 216: The Crew

 Bitch, Be Humble This week The Crew answers your questions about front delt activation, eating with abandon when you’re full, best trunk exercises, and what to […]

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Don’t Be a Chicken- Meal Plan Tips Part One

Following a Meal Plan doesn’t have to be boring and tasteless. Your life doesn’t have to be filled with endless meals of boiled chicken breast and […]

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PA Radio – Episode 204: Chris Bell

 Fill your cup. Filmmaker, athlete, wrestling enthusiast, and truth seeker…CHRIS BELL [@bigstrongfast] joins us this week on the Premier Podcast in Strength & Conditioning! If you’re […]

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PA Radio – Episode 203: Robb Wolf

  SLEEP, FOOD, MOVEMENT, & COMMUNITY Robb Wolf [@dasrobbwolf] needs no introduction. For as long as man has been obsessing over macro splits, locally sourced bee […]

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Functional Medicine Bloodwork- My Top Picks

So you’ve finally decided to get your shit together. You have it all figured out! You have ditched the junk food.  You are getting your 8 […]

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PA Radio – Episode 198: Nutrition Crew

Mom. MEATLOAF! You are dedicated to your training. You wake up early or stay late to attack your weaknesses. You prehab, rehab, and mobilize ad nauseam. […]

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Developing Healthy Eating Habits in Kids

I recently was presented with a question on whether or not our Leaning Protocol could or should be utilized to help a 13-year-old son of a […]

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Nitrogen Balance: Be Positive

You should be eating a high protein diet. Remember, when we say “protein” we are talking about foods that had a face, mother our soul. If […]

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New Year’s Resolution Redo: How To Achieve It

You’ve given up on your New Year’s resolution. Don’t worry, you’re not alone. In fact, the University of Scranton found that only 8% of people actually […]

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Don’t Be Weird: A Christmas Eating Guide

Ah, the holidays! What’s not to love? Food, gifts, Aunt Bethany, ugly sweaters, and food. Seriously there’s nothing I like better than going from house to […]

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Animal Protein vs. Plant Protein

All proteins are not created equally. The concept that all proteins are of comparable nutritional value is flawed and should be rejected by anyone interested in […]

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The Importance of Sleep for Performance

Go to bed! It’s seriously that easy if you’re looking to improve your performance and body composition. The problem is, while this is an easy implementation […]

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ROYGBIV- Taste the Rainbow and Reap the Rewards

By now, most of us are familiar with the Paleo diet or some  version of a diet comprised of whole foods. Good chance you have read […]

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5 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

Trying hard and not losing weight? It’s estimated that 45 million Americans go on diets each year. With nearly two-thirds of Americans still overweight or obese, […]

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The Bitter Truth About Artificial Sweeteners

All right Diet Diva’s, time to drop some knowledge bombs and crush your little hearts. You think you’re doing yourself a favor trading in your Pepsi […]

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White Rice or Brown Rice: Which is Better for You?

I eat white rice. That’s right. I am not ashamed! I have all of my athletes eating it too. Why white rice instead of brown rice? […]

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7 Reasons the Paleo Diet Fails

The Paleo Diet didn’t work! In fact, you’re just as soft if not softer than when you started and you have no energy. You were doing […]

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PA Radio – Episode 173: The Nutrition Crew

 eat like you train. This week we are bringing you another mind blowing Q&A with our Nutrition Crew, Tyler Minton [@theMeleeWay] and Leah Kay [@LeahKay_AllDay]. Recently […]

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PA Radio – Episode 165: Tyler Minton

Fighting for common Sense Every episode of Power Athlete Radio seems better than the last and this week’s is no exception. This little gem was recorded […]

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Making Time for Healthy Eating

When it comes to performance or body composition goals, “no time” is no excuse for falling short. Making nutrition a priority is paramount for progress. As […]

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PA Radio – Episode 155: The Nutrition Episode

  Baby got back. It’s basically summer time and unless you’ve been wodding shirtless all year long like a boss, you’ve been “focusing mostly on strength”. […]

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Say It Ain’t Soy!

Nothing fires me up more than leading the charge against the massive amounts of bullshit in the nutritional world. Luckily, Power Athlete has been in the […]

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Eating Disorders: Performance’s Quiet Killer

When we begin CrossFit, or similar high energy output training, we notice results fast. Somewhere down the line however, our lightning fast results taper off and […]

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PA Radio – Episode 142: Jim Abrahams

 You can’t defer your medical destiny. This week’s episode continues to educate the masses on the ketogenic phenomenon.  Jim Abrahams is not only a notorious filmmaker […]

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PA Radio – Episode 140: The Crew

  If Something is Fucked, unfuck it. This week we are bringing you one of my favorite episodes to date.  The Power Athlete Crew chats candidly […]

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PA Radio – Episode 139: Dr. David Perlmutter

  Get your mind right: food for thought This week’s episode is quite literally, mind blowing.  As per usual, Power Athlete brings you the latest research […]

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PA Radio – Episode 137: Tyler Minton

  The Mindset of a Winner. This week we speak with MMA fighter and friend of PAHQ, Tyler Minton.  We talk all about training, cutting weight, […]

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PA Radio – Episode 136: PA Symposium 2015

  The secret is there is no secret. When it comes to setting goals in the world of strength and conditioning, anyone who trains will tell […]

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PA Radio – Episode 134: Symposium with Robb Wolf

Put your money where your mouth is. The legendary Robb Wolf graces the stage of the 2015 Power Athlete Symposium in Costa Mesa California.  A listen […]

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PA Radio – Episode 133: Dr. Warren Willey

  Good Food. Good timing. Great Results. This week we give you a very meaty conversation with Dr. Warren Willey.  Based out of Idaho, Dr. Willey […]

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PA Radio – Episode 131: Chris Kelly

  The making of A Well oiled machine. This week we host Chris Kelly of Nourish Balance Thrive.  When Chris isn’t busy training as a professional […]

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PA Radio – Episode 130: Tom Furman

Stop overthinking your training. This week we host Tom Furman.  Tom has quite the training history and has made a name for himself coaching and publishing […]

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PA Radio – Episode 129: Dr. Ken Ford

Get To know a Ketone. This week we welcome doctor, researcher, and CEO of the Institute for Human & Machine Cognition, Dr. Ken Ford.  His interests […]

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PA Radio – Episode 121: Dr. Dan Reardon

  Discover your genetic potential. This week we welcome Dr. Dan Reardon of the burgeoning genetic testing company, Fitness Genes.  As is tradition at Power Athlete, […]

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PA Radio – Episode 116: Steph Gaudreau

HEALTHY, HAPPY, & HARDER TO KILL. This week we are stoked to welcome Steph Gaudreau to the show. She is the creative culinary mind behind Stupid […]

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Leaning On Jacked Street

  The launch of Jacked Street is upon us and I think it’s only appropriate to share my thoughts of the nearly six month programming experiment. […]

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The Magic of Mojo, Part 1

There’s just something about picking a fruit off a tree or vegetables from a garden and bringing them to my table that thrills me. It takes […]

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Corned Beef & Cabbage

I’m only 1/4 Irish but eating corned beef and cabbage on St Patrick’s day along with watching The Quiet Man (boy am I dating myself) is […]

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ROYGBV: Colorful Gainzz Explained

We’ve all been told to eat a diet that is full of variety.  You hear this all the time from doctors, nutritionists, dietitians, your mom, your […]

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Wing it!

Ever since I was a kid my favorite part of the chicken has been the wing. There’s just something fun and primal about picking the meat […]

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