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Forum: Nutrition 07-27-2016, 01:20 PM
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Posted By Luke Sirakos
Forum: Nutrition 07-24-2016, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 18,835
Posted By Luke Sirakos
Taubea Funded Study Actually Disproves Carb-Insulin Hypothesis

In an effort to prove the carb-insulin hypothesis that Gary Taubes and others tout, they funded a study in a metabolic ward that ended up going against their hypothesis. A good breakdown is below...
Forum: Nutrition 03-19-2016, 08:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 26,960
Posted By Luke Sirakos
Re: Creatine Question

I mean it is dirt cheap as is, might as well get stuff that isn't full of impurities
Forum: Nutrition 03-07-2016, 11:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 26,960
Posted By Luke Sirakos
Re: Creatine Question

Check out examine.com for all your supplement questions (wfs)

They are researched based and non-biased as they have no financial interest in supplement companies. The short answer is you are fine to...
Forum: Nutrition 03-05-2016, 06:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 29,474
Posted By Luke Sirakos
Re: Supplement advise, please

Chris, I would like your reasoning behind why you think someone should take BCAAs. Everything I have read shows that in trained individuals they do little to nothing as a stand alone supplement...
Forum: Nutrition 02-17-2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 29,474
Posted By Luke Sirakos
Re: Supplement advise, please

If you are eating enough protein I can't see the need for extra BCAA's. Maybe if you workout fasted but I don't see much benefit to working out faster either. It has to be the most overrated and...
Forum: Nutrition 02-17-2016, 06:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 29,474
Posted By Luke Sirakos
Re: Supplement advise, please

It sounds like you are wasting a lot of money on supplements to be honest. Get a big jug of creapure creatine and take 5g per day, find a decent protein powder (ON is fine, that stuff you are taking...
Forum: Nutrition 01-22-2016, 08:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 31,109
Posted By Luke Sirakos
Re: Pre-workout

Caffeine

Pretty much anything else is worthless
Forum: Nutrition 01-03-2016, 04:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 18,681
Posted By Luke Sirakos
Re: Proper Body Weight Gain?

Bro....

You need to be drinking better coffee or learn how to cook eggs
Forum: Nutrition 12-24-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 18,681
Posted By Luke Sirakos
Re: Proper Body Weight Gain?

Percentages are pointless. Eat at least your body weight in g of protein (that is really more than you need for bulking) and other than that eat as much or as little carbs/fats as works for you...
Forum: Nutrition 12-19-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 18,681
Posted By Luke Sirakos
Re: Proper Body Weight Gain?

If you really love milk that could work. I prefer things like peanut butter myself. If you google things a bodybuilder eats for bulking you will probably be overwhelmed with options. The thing is, it...
Forum: Nutrition 12-19-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 18,681
Posted By Luke Sirakos
Forum: Nutrition 12-19-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 18,681
Posted By Luke Sirakos
Re: Proper Body Weight Gain?

Just a note, that is 4+ years of PROPER training, just hitting the weights for four years with a crappy plan is way different that a proper training regimen.

I agree with the rest with the...
Forum: Nutrition 11-20-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,667
Posted By Luke Sirakos
Re: Crossfit and Coke

Because it is delicious and the evidence against it is dubious at best.
Forum: Injuries 11-20-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,091
Posted By Luke Sirakos
Re: Triceps Tendonitis

I had this REAL bad and am now completely over it. I couldn't even push myself out of bed with my arm it hurt so bad and now I can do any motion, overhead press, dips, etc with zero pain. I tried...
Forum: Nutrition 11-19-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,667
Posted By Luke Sirakos
Re: Crossfit and Coke

That's a lot of incorrect/misleading information
Forum: Nutrition 11-18-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,667
Posted By Luke Sirakos
Re: Crossfit and Coke

Nah I'm good
Forum: Nutrition 11-17-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,667
Posted By Luke Sirakos
Re: Crossfit and Coke

Why would ditching gluten do anything? If you aren't celiac then it doesn't matter. Gluten sensitivity is a myth.
Forum: Running a CrossFit Facility 10-29-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,970
Posted By Luke Sirakos
Re: member canceled because of intern coaching

I would be pretty disappointed if I was spending the kind of money on a Crossfit membership only to have my class being taught by someone who really didn't know what they were talking about. There...
Forum: Fitness 09-28-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,702
Posted By Luke Sirakos
Re: Velocity Diet workout questions

You are overthinking the whole workout thing. You are going to be in a SEVERE caloric deficit, you don't need to have some perfect routine, you just need to maintain your lean mass.

There is a...
Forum: Fitness 09-28-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,702
Posted By Luke Sirakos
Re: Velocity Diet workout questions

If you actually bought the book and didn't download it illegally it came with a calculator that would do all the math for you. It really is as simple as it gets. I would advise you stay away from...
Forum: Fitness 09-28-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,702
Posted By Luke Sirakos
Re: Velocity Diet workout questions

If you are trying to lose a bunch of weight in a short period of time, let me recommend The Rapid Fat Loss Diet instead. While it is still difficult it isn't as ridiculous as the velocity diet since...
Forum: Fitness 09-18-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 27,862
Posted By Luke Sirakos
Re: Is this stupid?

If cardio erased gains then I have a feeling Alex Viada wouldn't be squatting 700 lbs, you just need to intelligently program your routine to maximize the gains you are looking for. Doing whatever...
Forum: Nutrition 09-18-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 22,158
Posted By Luke Sirakos
Re: Recommened Calorie Intake

It is really pretty simple, if you are looking to maintain you probably want to eat in the 14-16 calories per pound body weight range, if you are looking to cut then 10-12, looking to gain 16+. You...
Forum: Community 09-16-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 32,382
Posted By Luke Sirakos
Re: Why has this message board gone so quiet?

It's hard for a message board to thrive when new users can't register
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