By Brandon Cook
“Why bother lifting weights if you aren’t following a sound nutritional regimen? Sure, it may be fun, but are you really accomplishing anything?” -Robert Cheeke
You can lift weights all day and have the perfect routine designed for your body type, but if your nutrition is off you’re wasting your time.
You may be doing everything else right (training, recovery, mindset) and I hope you are! However, if your idea of a nutrition plan is swinging by Biscuitville for breakfast, hitting up the local Mickey D’s for lunch and eating dinner out of a box or bucket…
YOU’RE SCREWED BRO!
You can’t out train a bad diet, no matter how hard you try. Even if you could, you’d only look healthy on the outside, while dying of a coronary on the inside.
Hmm, that reminds me of a poem the Joker touted in the ol’ Batman movie starring Michael Keaton and Jack Nicholson:
“I’m only laughing on the outside
My smile is just skin deep
If you could see inside I’m really crying
You might join me for a weep.”
I think that puts it in perspective! Read the rest of this entry »