• Fruit Is Good for You

    Fruit is bad for you? I get this question all of the time when doing nutrition consultations. It goes something like this, I’ll prepare a meal plan for someone to follow and during the review, the client will look in horror and see that there is fruit in the diet. The usually say something like

  • Fish Oil: Why You Need It (Hopefully Without a Prescription)

    August 2010 – So as I predicted a few years ago, the drug companies are at it again. It seems that fish oil is now available by prescription. I’m not kidding. I predicted this a few years ago, as well as ephedra becoming available by prescription. No news on the ephedra yet, but time will

  • Diesel Injection Law Enforcement

    Functional Grip Training for Law Enforcement Personnel This is a guest post by Jedd Johnson, from the Diesel Crew. Jedd’s passion is Grip training, he readily competes in grip strength contests, and has produced multiple resources on building world class hand strength. He is THE Grip Authority. Law Enforcement personnel are confronted with many physical challenges while on

  • Rope Training

    How to be More Awesome: Rope Training for Big Strength Gains When it comes to building Grip Strength, there are a couple of ways to do it. One way is to isolate the Grip. You can do this by working with Grippers, Pinching Plates, and doing Thick Bar Lifts in addition to your training routine.

  • Basic Nutrition for Fat Loss/Muscle Gain – Part 1

    By CJ Murphy MFS, C-ISSN I’m writing this article after a weekend spent with some friends in the industry who I don’t get to see too much. As we were sitting around at dinner, the discussion was to extremes as it usually is. Extreme is an overused word these days, but it applies here. We

  • The Pam Project – Second Installment

    Second Installment: Pam has been training hard and following her nutrition plan very well. We just did a body composition test on July 12th, and her results were great! Pam has dropped almost 4% body fat in around 3 weeks, bringing her to 19.5 %. We have updated her diet plan to keep her moving

  • The Pam Project

    We are starting a new feature this month (July 2010), The Pam Project. This feature will chronicle Pam Bello’s return to greatness. Pam Fitness shoot Pam is a former TPS client and instructor who also competed in fitness competitions. Pam was forced to take some time off from training, almost a year, due to personal

  • Grip and Forearm Training for Baseball

    This is a guest post by Jedd Johnson, from DieselCrew.com. Jedd’s passion is Grip training. He has competed in more grip strength contests than anyone in the US, and produced multiple resources on building world class hand strength. He is THE Grip Authority. When it comes to training the forearms for maximum performance on the

  • Carb-Cycling Basics

    Carb cycling is nothing new to bodybuilders but is not very common with nutritionists. They seem to be behind the times when it comes to getting results. It appears that most of them prescribe a diet based on your weight and not much else. They use a cookie-cutter approach to weight loss and don’t seem

  • Grip Feats at Work

    How to Be More Awesome: Grip Feats at Work This is a guest post by Jedd Johnson, from DieselCrew.com. Jedd’s passion is Grip training, has competed in more grip strength contests than anyone in the US, and produced multiple resources on building world class hand strength, he is THE Grip Authority. After last month’s column, Functional Feat