The Nutritional Hierarchy of Results

"Should I have brown or white rice?" "Are green coffee bean supplements going to help me lose fat?" "Will carbs at night make me fat? These are all questions we get daily at DC Health Performance. What we wanted to do was clarify what you really need to focus on to get the most results out of your nutritional program. (Disclaimer): … [Read more...]

Why We Need Carbs

"Carbs are the devil!" "Eating carbs will make you fat" "Want diabetes? Eat carbs" One of the most common things we hear in our intake of new clientele at DC Health Performance is clients coming to us eating a low carb diet. We applaud everyone who does this as they are actively making a change and trying to improve their body composition … [Read more...]

The BS about Bulking

#I'mBulking I have trained people for 13 years. I have tried out either on myself or one of my poor unsuspecting clients every nutrition and training plan under the sun. Some have been good, some great, some downright dangerous and disappointing. Bulking has been one of them that is always a constant disappointment. Want to know … [Read more...]

If It Fits Your Macros – Is It The Answer?

Lets cut to the chase here - If It Fits Your Macros (IIFYM) is one of the most popular nutrition trends around at the moment. It operates around the basic premise that you need to hit a certain target of the key macronutrients each day - protein, carbohydrates and fats to achieve your physique goals. In some descriptions it also states that the … [Read more...]

THE DCHP Guide to Proteins, Carbs and Fats

Nutrition is one of those topics we all have an interest in. We all eat each and every day and are daily subjected to multiple media messages decrying certain foods, praising others and generally confusing us in what we really need to eat. With this in mind we have decided to help you separate the wheat from the chaff. We want to help you … [Read more...]

Six Pack Abs – The Holy Grail

Six Pack Abs. The goal of nearly every trainee. The one sign showing that you have trained hard and followed your nutrition plan consistently.  The envy of every other gym goer who hasn't got there yet. So - How do you get them? Is it nutrition? Yes Is it training? Yes Is it consistency? Yes Are there shortcuts - No The truth of the matter … [Read more...]

The Calorie Counting Conundrum

"Eat 1500 calories a day to lose fat" "Follow your macros and it doesn't matter what you eat, just hit your numbers!" "If it Fits Your Macros" If only life was that simple. If only everything in life could be broken down into a mathematical equation(wouldn't relationships be easier!). Unfortunately when it comes to a subject as complex and … [Read more...]

The DCHP Food Prep Guide

The key to success in a body transformation is making it simple. We already have so many things going on in our lives each and every day, we don't need to add more complexity to our already over-crowded days. One of, and perhaps the most important aspect of any body transformation, fat loss or muscle gain program is the nutrition aspect. Eating … [Read more...]

The Lower Body Fat Loss Solution

We know the struggle. You work hard. You eat well. Everything is done EXACTLY as you should yet, despite your best efforts, fat just doesn't seem to budge off your legs. Its frustrating, demotivating and lets be honest, a pain in the butt. Luckily for you, we have been quietly toiling away working with clients day in and day out who have been … [Read more...]

Protein, Carbs and Fats – Knowing Your Macros

"How much protein do I need?" "How many carbs can I eat?" "I heard about the new bulletproof diet. Should I be eating butter for breakfast?" These are all questions we hear each and every day and the common theme linking them all is that they have something to do with what are called macronutrients. These are simply nutrients that we … [Read more...]