Nutrition Articles
  • Dieting Tips For Travel and Eating Out
    The vast majority of my clients are not physique competitors looking to do well onstage but are instead regular people who just want to lose some body fat, build some muscle, feel better, and be ...
  • Recovery, Recovery, Recovery!
    Sports Performance is a buzzword that holds a high amount of value in competitive athletics. When most people think about performance in sports, they think about training, lifting, agility drills, or ...
  • Making Sense of Macros
    I can never emphasize enough the importance of eating a healthy diet.  I also cannot believe how often this is ignored.  You don’t have to go on a fish-and-broccoli only diet, but American’s have a ...
  • NBS Fitness Guide To Supplements, Part3: Health
    Welcome to our third and final installment of the NBS Fitness Guide to Supplements. In Part 1 we discussed the importance of protein and the different types and qualities available. In Part 2 we ...
  • The Quick and Dirty on Creatine
    When I was younger, I managed a commercial gym.  During this time, I became very close and familiar with the members of that gym. As a result, I became a sounding board for frustrations for many of ...
  • NBS Fitness Guide to Supplements Part 2: Peri Workout
    Welcome back to the second edition of the NBS Fitness Guide to Supplements. In Part 1, we talked about he benefits of protein supplements and what differences between different kinds are. In Part 2, ...
  • How I Had the Best Year of Training of My Life Using One Easy Trick.
    Seriously. One easy trick allowed me to have the most productive year of training I’ve ever had. I am now in the best shape of my life, the leanest I have ever been, and the least injured I ...
  • So, You Wanna Lose Weight?
    I feel like we all sound like broken records with our talk about nutrition, dieting, cardio, and everything else that goes hand-in-hand with shedding weight and leaning out. Well, I’m going to ...
  • The Nutrition Hierarchy
    Its easy to get confused about nutrition.  As we have discussed in numerous articles and blogs, there are a million ways to manipulate your intake for a number of different results.  And honestly, ...
  • NBS Fitness Guide to Supplements, Part 1: Protein
    Since the beginning, athletic endeavors and sports supplements have gone hand in hand. We’ve come a long way from ancient Greek wrestlers chewing on rhodiola leaves to the multi-billion dollar ...
  • Why You’re Fat (or you will be)
    Don’t you just love a catchy title. Catchy, effective, and truthful. If we’re going to define “fat” as having more body fat than the ideal amount for health (ie ...
  • Your Age is Irrelevant: Debunking the Age Excuse
    The age excuse is a topic that I encounter on a regular basis in my personal and professional life. “I am to old for ‘X’ activity.” “Getting old sucks.” ...
  • 5 Easy Ways to Reduce Health Care Costs
    In the wake of yet another report of insurance hikes set for 2017, more and more people will find themselves asking one question: Why are health care costs SO HIGH? Now I know “tis the ...
  • Eat Like You Mean it! Tips for Gaining Size
    Since joining NBS almost 2 years ago when I was just interning here, I have managed to add about 100 lbs to my bench press, well over 100 lbs on my squat, and well over 100 lbs to my deadlift. ...
  • 5 Reasons You’re Not Getting the Physique Results You Want
    Summer is coming up and it’s time to show off those beach bods. But what if you’re struggling to get the physique you want? These 5 reasons may be why: You don’t actually want ...
  • Stop these three mistakes if you want to stop being a beginner
    Are you a beginner? I bet you don’t think you are but you are. See, being a beginner has nothing to do with how long you’ve been training and I’d even argue that it doesn’t ...
  • How can NBS Fitness help you in 2016?
    I recently read the book “Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain” by John Ratey. The book talks about the positive chemical, hormonal, physical, and psychological ...
  • Three Training and Nutrition Concepts For Advanced Lifters
    If you have several years of quality training and nutrition under your belt, these three concepts can help further your training success. If you’re still new to this whole health and fitness ...
  • 5 Components of Nutrition (and why your diet just isn’t cutting it)
    Nutrition is a lot like religion and politics. Uneducated people looking for answers hear something that they like and hold onto to that one particular idea without question and vehemently attack ...
  • TRAINING AND DIETARY CONSIDERATIONS FOR WOMEN
    Link to EliteFTS Version of the Article http://www.elitefts.com/education/motivation/training-and-dietary-considerations-for-women-needs-formatted/ Ever since I began training several years ago, I ...