Calorie Counting Part 1

In this article, Pete looks at the effectiveness of calorie counting from both a scientific and an adherence perspective. Weight loss is that simple, right? Yes. And no. For decades, people searching for weight loss have followed this advice. A simple premise that does work. However as always there are two sides of the argument…

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Burn Fat With 3 Tasty Post-Workout Recipes

I’m not the world’s best cook. — BUT — I’m here to tell you that good tasting food can be healthy for you. The next three recipes are fantastic to include post-workout [PWO]. After a serious workout, your muscles are starving for carbohydrates. Ideally you should aim for a minimum of 25% carbohydrates in your…

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5% Down – Are You On Track?

We’re now officially 5% through 2014. Kind of scary, huh? Anyway, this video will help you determine if you are on track, or if you’ve got some work to do. Here it is: Let me know your thoughts below! Pete

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My Thoughts On The Paleo Diet

This article was originally published on http://nickpineault.org  One of the biggest trends right now is the Paleo Diet. Pete Tansley looks at the Paleo Diet to determine if it is right for you. Paleo has done a few things in recent years – it’s encouraged people to eat more whole foods, it has encouraged foods that…

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How To Double Your Pull Ups

It’s as rare as hen’s teeth to see pull-ups completed with perfect form these days. I’m talking no kipping, no swinging, and no humping an imaginary supermodel in front of you. Pull-ups are the best upper body exercise. Period. They increase your relative strength, which make you more badass, and they’re a great yardstick to…

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Ask Pete: Do I Need A Greens Drink?

Would love to hear your thoughts – leave a comment below! PT

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Ask Pete: Should I Workout On My Off-Days

I was asked, Should I Workout On My Off-Days? Here’s my response:  

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You MAD?

When you first begin training for size and strength, you pretty quickly learn that just about everything works: Training by instinct works… The basic 3 x 8 approach works… 5 x 5 training works… And even circuit training helps… However there soon comes a time when your body requires more. What used to give you…

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