Don’t Take Yourself Too Seriously

Don’t Take Yourself Too Seriously

I keep my social media presence fairly professional, but my friends and wife know that I am rarely if ever very serious. Everything is not a joke and I want to do the dishes so things tend to work out. I also can’t remember the last time I have been around someone who...
Entropy Will Always Win.

Entropy Will Always Win.

“Desert cultures are prone toward monotheistic religions; rain forest dwellers, polytheistic ones. Nomadic pastoralists’ deities tend to value war and valor in battle as an entrée to a good afterlife. Agriculturalists invent gods who alter the weather. As noted, once...
No One Is Really Estrogen Dominant…Ever.

No One Is Really Estrogen Dominant…Ever.

Men have on average 300 times more testosterone than estrogen floating around in serum, even diagnosable hypogonadal men will still likely have over 100 times more testosterone than estradiol, and cycling females at the end of their follicular phase where estrogen is...
Why You Can’t ethically Leave A Man With Low T

Why You Can’t ethically Leave A Man With Low T

If you are a health and fitness professional, I would make the argument that you cannot ethically leave a man in the 200s or 300s as far as total testosterone. Yes, this is the diagnosable hypogonadal range when other symptoms are present, BUT if we look back to one...
H2O2 and Why Your Stupid Diet is Stupid.

H2O2 and Why Your Stupid Diet is Stupid.

High fat and ketogenic diets are all the craze now, but it is important to remember that High Fat and High Carbohydrate diets in a hypercaloric situation are both going to induce metabolic inflexibility and… “It is likely that the pyruvate dehydrogenase flux is key to...
Training Volume – The Equalizer

Training Volume – The Equalizer

Here is what we know – volume is linearly related to gains in strength and hypertrophy until it is not. Training volume is also very likely the most important variable if hypertrophy is your main goal. We don’t know and the research is never going to tell us...