Diet is the foundation of health and fitness. An excellent diet fuels exceptional fitness and longevity.
Eating ancestrally, thus avoiding processed foods, is one of the basic tenets. Then, controlling carbohydrate consumption and becoming fat-adapted establishes a metabolic flexibility that allows for easy intermittent fasting, and all the health benefits associated with it, such as improved lean-to-fat ratio and increased sports performance.
Sports & Fitness Nutrition
I have been an avid student of sports nutrition and dietary health in general all my life. I had two personal mentors, Michael Colgan and James South, to thank for a great deal of inspiration and technical education. I met Robert Atkins at one of his F.A.I.M. (Foundation for the Advancement of Innovative Medicine) conferences at Cooper Union in NYC in 1988.
Now I am proudly in the LCHF (low carb healthy fat) community, and have been helping people learn how to practice a ketogenic diet--which has NOTHING to do with a fitness nutrition certification from the American Council on Exercise, that is still talking about "heart-healthy grains", and encouraging polyunsaturated fats...