From Bookworm to Bikini: Week Five

By Caroline Gick I have two months before my competition, so if I wanted to, I could still structure my carb nites the same way on my contest prep diet for another few weeks. For a variety of reasons, however, I think I’ll be more successful if I start taking a stricter approach to my refeeds … [Read more...]

Ultra Low Carb Bacon Wrapped Chicken

For more Ultra Low-Carb recipes, visit To purchase the Transforming Recipes cookbook, which is loaded with 100+ more ultra low-carb recipes, click here. … [Read more...]

A Plateful of Kitchen Sense

By Alex Navarro Eat this. Do that. Don’t eat this. Don’t do that. We’re hearing commands and getting directions all the time on this site, but sometimes it’s a good idea to take a step back and assess what’s actually realistic for your lifestyle, especially when it comes to your relationship with … [Read more...]

Ian Albert: CrossFit, Business, and CBL Success

Ian Albert, CSCS, is the manager of EVF Performance, a popular CrossFit gym on the Upper East Side of Manhattan in New York City. We’re featuring this interview with Ian for a few reasons. First, he’s experimented extensively with Carb Back-Loading and is a huge fan of the system. Next, we wanted to … [Read more...]