Aunt Betsy’s House and Your Failed Bulk

“Whenever I drive to my Aunt Betsy's house, I lose control of the car and crash.” The road conditions are bad Your car is a piece of junk You’re a terrible driver Aunt Betsy is a witch and is trying to kill you. Lose her number. She's bad news.   “Whenever I bulk, I just get fat. And then I spend all this time dieting off the fat only to look the same as when I started, or worse." 1. You're...

Want to maintain your diet over Christmas? Here’s how to do it

Every year at least one client asks me about dieting over Christmas. Although it's not my personal preference, I can see why some would choose to do so. Being "on diet" for some (not all) can help prevent overeating/bingeing and as a result weight gain and give them a leg-up Jan 1. The necessary structure of a diet can help balance out the chaos of the holidays. (Careful: don't try to impose...

Five Boner Friday has gone bananas

A change here in Bonertown as a few topics I addressed on Twitter & Instagram expanded into multi-post extravaganzas. This week it’s banana bashing. Next week it might be about lean gaining vs. bulking vs. getting fat cause you don’t know what you’re doing. I’m doing occasional deep dives on individual topics on Instagram stories, so follow @bryankrahn on IG. Plus you get to see my dogs....

On a diet? Dealing with this Thanksgiving stress in a healthy way

Thanksgiving week.... This can be a very stressful week for people on a diet -- especially for people with binge history. It's like a perfect storm of triggers: disruption to the regular eat-sleep schedule often travel and sleeping in strange (sometimes very strange) beds abundance of food, including childhood trigger foods lots of family (and you don't get to pick your family, another reason...

Five Boner Friday – The Calm Before the Turkey Edition

1. Thanksgiving next week... ...and for many that means a few days break from the work-sleep-eat-train routine, especially if you're travelling. To help getting back into rhythm AFTER the holiday much easier, treat this "weekend before Thanksgiving" as an extension of your workweek. So this weekend and into next week, eat, sleep, and train like you're crushing your 9-5. Then "enjoy" a couple...