5 Reasons Why Sugar Can Stop You from Achieving Your Goals

BY STEFAN IANEV - Jun 27, 2019

In recent years there has been a shift in the fitness industry from focusing mainly on insulin, macros, and nutrient timing to focusing mostly on protein and caloric intake. As long as you create an energy deficit and hit the minimal protein thre...

The 4 Metabolic Types - The Key To Understanding How Your Metabolism Works

BY STEFAN IANEV - Mar 31, 2019

There are many genetic and environmental factors that determine an individual's metabolic type and how they respond to various dietary protocols. At the genetic level this includes muscle insulin sensitivity, hormone levels, protein turn...

The Clean Eating Debate

BY STEFAN IANEV - May 3, 2018

In recent years there has been an ongoing debate in the fitness industry about food quality vs food quantity. I am often asked by students and peers alike what is my stance on the whole clean eating vs IFFYM debate. I personally believe food...

How to Determine Your Optimal Macronutrient Ratio

BY STEFAN IANEV - Jul 5, 2018

For a long time now there has been an on going debate amongst personal trainers, nutritionists, and gym rats alike about what constitutes the optimal macro nutrient ratio to improve health and body composition. Some swear by low carb diets claimi...

The Undereating Controversy

BY STEFAN IANEV - Feb 12, 2018

From working with hundreds of clients over the years, developing our teams of trainers accross multiple companies, and more recently lecturing personal trainers around the world on health, training and nutrition, one thing that never ceases to a...

Peri-Workout Nutrition 101 - 5 Things You Should Know

BY STEFAN IANEV - Aug 3, 2018

Like many other things in the health and fitness industry post workout nutrition is a very controversial topic. Recent research has given us greater insight into post workout nutrition and the role it plays in recovery, performance, and body comp...