Supplementation for beginners

Supplementation for beginners

What supplements should a beginner take? A question I often get asked as soon as I take on a new client is “what supplements should I be taking?” When you are a beginner the two things that you want to be worrying about first are: Your nutrition Your training You need to get those two things completely on point before you want to even look into supplementation. Because supplementation is really only the last 10% of the progress you are going to be making and that is after you have very good nutrition and after you are being very consistent with a good training program. If your nutrition and your training are not on point you are wasting your money … Continue Reading


My Post-Workout Smoothie

My Post-Workout Smoothie

How to make my post-workout smoothie. The first thing I put in is a scoop of my protein powder. The protein powder I use is plant based. I get it from Costco. Some people find it a little bit sweet because of the sweetener that they use, but I find that it tastes just fine as long as you put a banana in there with it. You can use whichever protein powder you want there are a couple options for dairy free protein powders out there you just have to look. Next I put in about a tablespoon of milled flaxseed. It is an easy source of omega-3s. The next ingredient is a biiiiiig handful of spinach. The spinach gives … Continue Reading


How To Identify Snake Oil Salesmen

Identify Snake Oil Salesmen

How to identify a snake oil salesman. The very first thing you want to do is, follow the money! Ask yourself does this person stand to make any money by convincing you that this product works. If you find that the answer is yes it does not mean that they are automatically not trustworthy it just means that it is time to be a little bit more sceptical of their claims. The second thing that you want to ask yourself is, does this person seem to care at all about my long term results. Or do they just want you to give them your money and then never see you The second thing that you want to ask yourself is, … Continue Reading