Author Archives: Bob

Bob, what steroids?

Although I can’t always answer each and every email I get from you guys, I certainly do try to read all of them and every once in a while, I get one asking something like this: Bob what steroids?  Give me info I’ll go to doctor and get my prescription thanks. I’m always surprised by…

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Adapt your body to burn fat FAST!!!

As everyone reading this probably knows already, I am a big fan of low-carb dieting. Once your body is adapted to burning fat for energy, instead of carbs, you can lose fat without losing muscle, gain lean muscle without gaining fat and even enjoy the many health benefits that come from the low-carb lifestyle. BUT — that first…

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What vitamins do I take on Vince Gironda’s steak & eggs diet?

I’ve been asked what vitamins I take while I’m on Vince Gironda’s steak & eggs diet. Well, first of all, let me say that meat and whole eggs (WITH the yolk) are not only great sources of protein and fat, but of many micronutrients as well . . . As a matter of fact, people…

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Build muscle while burning fat!

Today I’m answering an email I got last week from a guy who just lost about twenty pounds, only to be told by his girlfriend that he’s “way too skinny” The problem is that he’s not just skinny, he’s skinny-fat! You see, he’s over six feet tall, weighs only 155 pounds, but he still has…

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Is real food better than bodybuilding supplements?

Some athletes rely heavily on bodybuilding supplements to meet their daily nutritional needs, while others claim that anything but real food is nothing more than unnecessary, ineffective poison. Before I even start talking about the pros and cons of real food versus supplements, I think we should consider whether “real food” is as natural as some…

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What if I can’t afford supplements or extra meals?

I was reading an article about homemade weight gainer shakes on another fitness blog when I saw one of the comments: “What if I don’t have enough money for the whey (protein)?” Since so many people who claim to want to get into shape also claim that they can’t afford to eat enough food, buy…

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Will cheat days make you fat?

A lot of people are afraid they’ll lose all their progress if they take a day off and cheat on their diet once a week. Although that certainly does sometimes happen, I am still a proponent of weekly cheat days. Pay attention, because I’m going to tell you when you should have a cheat day…

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Is it better to eat several small meals than a few large meals?

It used to be standard practice for bodybuilders and athletes to eat several small meals, every 2-3 hours throughout the day.  Although many of the reasons for this are being questioned now, I still believe that it is a very good idea and I’ll explain why I think that is, along with the old-school reasoning…

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How to re-feed carbs on Vince Gironda’s ketogenic steak and eggs diet

I was asked the following question recently on the Anaerobixx Facebook page: Hi, I learned of the steak and eggs diet from your posts.  What do you have on the cheat day?  Is it supposed to be something like ice cream or more like rice, french fries, etc?   Cheat day or cheat meal? Vince…

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Does the keto flu exist?

“The keto flu” is a term used to describe the unpleasant few days that some people go through when they first eliminate carbohydrates from their diet. I made this video about two weeks ago, after a bout with the real flu, not the keto flu, which caused me to reflect upon whether the keto flu…

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