Why You Eat Like Crap

Why You Eat Like Crap By Coach Gaetan Boutin   Do you ever wonder why you choose to eat certain things over others? Like why did you reach for that cookie instead of that celery stick and vice versa? We wanted to take a minute to help you understand the basic principles that make up your decision tree when it …

My Insight on Nutrition

First and foremost I am NOT a nutritionist.  However I usually have to work long days, holding pads for Mongoloids, grappling with them, dealing with paperwork and administration stuff and getting my own training in.  So hopefully I can share some stuff on nutrition.  These are my random thoughts on nutrition: Drink a lot of water.  Even though I am …

Eat Like a Caveman: The Paleo Diet

Eat Like a Caveman: The Paleo Diet *Disclaimer* This article is not meant to advocate or dismiss any particular type of dieting or lifestyle. It is merely an overview with observations and explanations in an attempt to provide a brief education on this type of diet.   The Paleo Diet, (aka The Paleolithic Diet, Caveman Diet, Stone-Age Diet, hunter-gatherer diet) …

You Are What You Eat Nutrition Workshop

YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT NUTRITION WORKSHOP Nov 23, 12pm to 1pm, $5.00 Bring friends and family for FREE Guest Speaker: Gaetan Boutin from Strong Athlete A brief summary of what will be covered in this hour workshop When you do your grocery shopping: 1. How to shop for good quality food 2. How to properly read and decipher labels …

Mindset Shift: Your “Why” is Everything

Mindset Shift: Your “Why” is Everything By Coach Gaétan Boutin Whenever we start working with a new athlete or client, we always begin with an introduction interview. The main reason for this is to gauge the mindset of the person because we are huge believers in the role that mindset plays in someone’s short- and long-term success. If you haven’t …

Visual Guide on What to Eat Before, During & After Training

A couple of weeks ago I posted an article detailing what you should be eating before, during and after training. Well here is a downloadable guide that you can use, courtesy of Precision Nutrition! If you are truly interested in making the right gains in training, you need to work on your nutrition. Here is the DOWNLOADABLE VERSION. Please Share!

Does the Alkaline Diet Really Work?

In a past post, Amir Yafawi, our Brazilian Jiu Jitsu instructor, briefly touched on the Alkaline Diet in the Kombat Arts Tip of the Week. Some students were asking me about an Akaline Diet, so I wrote this article about it. The Alkaline Diet The alkaline diet has been touted as one of the best diets to lose weight with …