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Carbs Are Not the Devil

Over the last decade through no fault of their own, carbohydrates became the demonized macronutrient according to…

Author: Rob Exline

Ep 516 – I Reek of Ammonia Post-Workout, Should I Sweat It?

In this episode the Crew dials the voicemail to answer a question from a loyal Power Athlete…

Author: John

Old School Protein Secrets From Chuck Norris

Legend tells us that the Power Athlete Diet recommendation was delivered via winged messenger as a gift…

Author: Rob Exline

Macros 101: What You Need to Know

One of the most popular means of nutrition management in the fitness and training space right now…

Author: Ben Skutnik

Eating for Two with Abandon – Part 3

We’ve all heard the saying “failing to plan is planning to fail”. With nutrition, it’s no different….

Author: Ben Skutnik

Eating for Two with Abandon – Part 1

As I write this, my wife is crushing her 40th week of pregnancy. The is our first…

Author: Ben Skutnik

Equip Your Kitchen For Success

Hot take alert: If your nutrition isn’t under control, you’re wasting your time with everything else. High-level…

Author: Ben Skutnik

The Holiday Binge: Just Tell Me How To Feast

It’s coming, the most delicious time of the year, winter holiday season. While all the necessary components…

Author: Ben Skutnik

The Bitter Truth About Artificial Sweeteners

All right Diet Diva’s, time to drop some knowledge bombs and crush your little hearts. You think…

Author: Leah Kay