Holiday eating guilt

Holiday Eating Guilt? A while back the fitness pendulum swung a little too deep into "faux hardcore." People boasted about never taking days off from exercise, never breaking from their diet, even not eating the cake at their OWN wedding. I can see skipping the shitty cake at your Aunt Jessie's third try at happily-ever-after, but your OWN nuptials? Certainly foreshadows a 12-pack of "he always...

Five Boner Friday – Summing up bulking vs. lean gaining.

This week's coaching insights echo a post on the blog from last week: Aunt Betsy's house and Your Failed Bulk. - - - 1. The Best Starting Point for Mass Building? You grow best at your natural bodyfat set point, wherever your body “likes” to be. That's not the bodyfat percentage YOU like the best or what gets the most love on Instagram. You want to create as low-stress an environment as possible...

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....