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Reflections of a Nutrition Coach

Years of fighting and working with other combat sport athletes has taught me a lot about nutrition….

Author: Tyler Minton

Nitrogen Balance: Be Positive

You should be eating a high protein diet. Remember, when we say “protein” we are talking about…

Author: Tyler Minton

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…

Author: Tyler Minton

PA Radio – Episode 190: Tyler Minton

 Rattlesnake is Meat. Imagine your job was to train, make weight, and then literally fight to win….

Author: Cali Hinzman

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…

Author: Tyler Minton

Animal Protein vs. Plant Protein

All proteins are not created equally. The concept that all proteins are of comparable nutritional value is…

Author: Tyler Minton

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….

Author: Tyler Minton

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….

Author: Tyler Minton

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…

Author: Tyler Minton