Eating Breakfast Causes Weight Loss: Worst Research Ever

When you live in San Francisco, there’s a whole list of upscale shit you’re supposed to do, provided you’re looking to fit in. It goes without saying that you can never vote Republican, it’s obligatory to blow half your paycheck on kombucha and organic quinoa at Whole Foods, and if you’re … [Read more...]

Can Nicotine Safely Burn Fat and Build Muscle? The Surprising Facts

WARNING: This article isn’t for the general public. It’s definitely, unequivocally not. I wouldn’t tell you to run your daily driver on pure ethanol formulated for Grand Prix racing, so if you’re already happy riding around in that Honda Civic body of yours, more power to you. This post, however, is … [Read more...]

6 Reasons Why Vegans (and Doctors) Are Wrong About Animal Protein

Here’s how stupid shit happens. You go to your doctor for something benign—like acid reflux, or some other condition that’s annoying, but not necessarily life-threatening. You’re here at, so you know what we do—and if you know about us, chances are you know about the Paleo … [Read more...]

The DH War On Drug Abuse

The 2012 Summer Olympics were boring. Not from an athletic perspective, of course—there was plenty of excitement in that department. I’m talking about our old friends scandal and controversy. Nothing of note happened this year, unlike past Olympics, where rumors of athletes’ drug use ran rampant and … [Read more...]

The Sins of Organic

Sometimes, even I’m a little bit behind the times. The organic movement started oozing through the world slowly, like a pasty goo in the bowels of the nation while I sat through my first schoolroom instruction. By the time I was studying theories on paths to quantum gravity, the movement had started … [Read more...]

Unstable Surfaces for Stability Training (aka Clown School)

My friend Todd is unstable. We live in a world where most of what we’re taught is based on policy and protocol rather than science. The consequences thereof run through basic subjects, like health, nutrition, training advice and even therapeutic practices. This makes me a little unstable too, like … [Read more...]

BioJacked #12: Jason Phillips and Mary Gines

The lost episode has been found. The quality isn't the best but we can all thank MT from the forums for providing a bootleg copy. I'm glad too because this episode contains great conversation with Jason Phillips, a contest prep expert, trainer of professional athletes from NFL players to PGA Tour … [Read more...]

Gary Taubes’ “Why We Get Fat”

I know I haven't posted in a bit, but amidst the internal turmoil, I had time to read Gary Taubes' most recent book, Why We Get Fat. I've had a chance to sit down and have lunch with Gary and I'd  say, with our aligned views, we'll become fast friends. Until that day, Gary did say something … [Read more...]

Resolution For Failure

Since it’s the New Year and many already see several weeks of effort thrown toward achieving their resolution, I thought I’d put together a stupid-simple, bulletproof set of rules to fail this year, just like so many millions did last year…and the year before that…and before that… … [Read more...]

Synthetic Wisdom Equals True Bullshit

I’m not one to complain, but for a society catapulted to the pinnacle of world power by scientific achievement, we sure do love mystics. Not mystics in the neo-cultural sense that read palms, the stars or numbers to tell the future; I’m talking about the vintage mystics, witch doctors of former … [Read more...]