Salty

The expression to be worth one's salt, which means you're competent and deserve what you're earning, has roots in ancient Rome, where soldiers were sometimes paid in salt or given an allowance to purchase...

By |2018-08-01T20:29:25-06:00August 1st, 2018|Diet, Ketogenic, Talk to Me Johnnie|7 Comments

Lean Gains & CrossFit Football

The Lean Gains approach favors a 16-hour fast followed by an 8-hour feed. The majority of the training is done during the fasted state and accompanied by 10-20 grams of branch chain amino acids. So technically, the training is not completely fasted, and Martin states on his site, “…training completely fasted - that would be detrimental. The pre-workout protein intake, with its stimulatory effect on protein synthesis and metabolism, is a crucial compromise to optimize results.”...

By |2013-02-02T00:30:43-06:00May 24th, 2012|Diet, Talk to Me Johnnie|25 Comments