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How to Make Oatmeal that Doesn’t Suck

Most of what I learned as a kid was from Sesame Street. I learned that “C” is for cookie and that living in a trash can makes you grouchy. I also learned that oatmeal was boring and that your hyperactive

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4 Mistakes Skinny Guys Make when Trying to Gain Weight

On a daily basis, I’m asked by at least one skinny high school athlete, “How do I gain weight?” Miguel Aragoncillo and I have often joked that we just need to lock these guys in Chipotle and not let them

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Stack.com – Eat Like a Champion, Part 3: Post-Workout Nutrition

It’s been said time and again – you don’t get bigger and stronger during your workout. It’s after the workout when you’re resting that you recover and make gains. So post-workout nutrition becomes a prime factor in making sure you get the

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Stack.com – Eat Like a Champion, Part 2: How to Lose Fat Safely

Earlier this week, I posted part one of my Eat Like a Champion series on Stack.com, which focused on how athletes should eat to add muscle mass. Part two is all about how to lose fat without sacrificing performance. I interviewed

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Stack.com – Eat Like a Champion, Part 1: How to Build Muscle in the Kitchen

Many athletes are in the heart of their off-season. It’s prime time to add some much-needed strength and muscle mass, which means loading up dinner plates with seconds and thirds of muscle-building food. But how do you add muscle without

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How to Cook Chicken That Doesn’t Suck

Chicken has long been the staple of “healthy” diets for years. Deservedly so, since it’s almost 100 percent protein with minimal fat and zero carbs. Protein helps us build muscle and keeps us full when we’re trying to lose fat,

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3 Quick Breakfast Options for Early Morning Exercisers

Most of my personal training clients exercise first thing in the morning. This means waking up anywhere between 4 and 6 a.m. And not surprisingly, when waking up at the ass crack of dawn, making and eating a healthy breakfast

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