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Diet and Nutrition

Physical Preparation with Mike Roussell

Mike Roussell is known for transforming complex nutritional concepts into practical nutritional habits that his clients can use to ensure permanent weight loss and long lasting health. He’s an adjunct professor at Penn State, and the Director of Nutrition at Peak Performance in New York City. In this show Mike and I talk about his […]

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Physical Preparation with Kamal Patel

Kamal Patel is a nutrition and supplementation researcher for Examine.com, an independent and unbiased reviewer of nutrition supplements. Needless to say, the supplement world can be a scary place, so it’s nice to have people like Kamal steering you in the right direction. In this show Kamal and I discuss the two supplements he can […]

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5 Supplements Not Worth Taking (And Why!)

Keeping up with the supplement market isn’t easy, especially with new products popping up every day- each one promising less body fat or muscle growth, among other health claims. Researchers have examined many of these supplements, but conflicting scientific evidence doesn’t stop marketing. Supplement companies often latch onto promising early research on a supplement while […]

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Sol Orwell Interview

Sol Orwell is the CEO of Examine.com, a website that is focused on bringing you informative and critical reviews of nutritional supplements. As part of “Supplement Week” here at RTS, I figured he would be an awesome person to interview. And since he’s such a swell guy, Sol is putting the entire Examine.com product line […]

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The Supplement Hierarchy for Athletes

When I graduated high school and got into college, I had one serious goal: To get bigger and stronger. In my quest to achieve this goal, I read every imaginable book or magazine I could get my hands on. Flex. Muscle and Fitness. And of course, Muscle Media 2000. The last one really stood out, […]

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The Basics of Recovery

Note from MR: Even though this is “Strength Month” here at RTS, we also know that it’s not just what you do in the gym, but what you do outside of it that’s important. As such, Sol Orwell and his crew at Examine.com are really doing good things with regards to supplementation and recovery, so […]

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Interview with Mike Roussell

Cut from the same cloth as Wednesday’s interview with Joe Dowdell, let’s talk shop with nutrition expert Mike Roussell! Mike, thanks a ton for coming on here today. Could you start by telling us a little bit about yourself? Sure. So I’ve been a scientist for most of my life. I started out in a […]

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How to Get Ripped

I’ve always wanted to write a post titled “How to Get Ripped,” and with the launch of my Complete Core Fitness product, I figured today would be a great day to do it. I don’t consider myself a diet or nutrition “expert.” What I do have to offer is a practical, down-to-Earth approach for improving […]

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Fat Loss Training 101

All right people, it’s go-time. Many of you reading this will have already set a goal for the New Year, and many of you will have resolved to either lose scale weight or body fat. Congratulations!  Setting a goal is a great first step in the process. But now, the question becomes “how do I […]

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My Thoughts on Nutritional Supplements

It’s time for a little rant. People ask me all the time, “Mike, what supplements do you take?” “Mike, what are your thoughts on supplements?” “Mike, what supplements should I take to get JACKED?” When people ask me about supplements, I kind of feel like AI felt about pratice. There are a few very specific […]

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Thoughts on the Biggest Loser

I have a sad admission to make – I watch the Biggest Loser. Well, I should preface that statement; I sort of watch it. I DVR it, and then end up watching about 30 minutes of the total 2 hour show. I can’t tell you exactly why I do – maybe it’s because I work […]

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December 15th, 2009

Robertson Training Systems Newsletter 5.21 Fat Loss 2010 As 2009 draws to a close and we get ready to celebrate the New Year, the typical questions are coming my way. Whether it’s posts on my Facebook wall, e-mails from people across the globe, or old friends that I cross paths with again, the biggest question […]

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Taking a Fat Loss Detour with Nia Shanks

Today, we’re going off the grid a bit and doing an interview with strength coach and personal trainer Nia Shanks.  I think it’s something you’re really going to enjoy, as Nia has (what I consider to be) a great outlook on training and fat loss for women. Several months ago, I wrote up a blog […]

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The IFAST Physique Transformation Challenge

Normally I don’t like linking to my newsletters, but you should definitely check out the results from our Physique Transformation Challenge.  Just follow the link below: Newsletter 5.15 Stay strong MR

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August 18th, 2009

Robertson Training Systems Newsletter 5.15 The IFAST Physique Transformation Challenge This past May, Bill and I started the Indianapolis Fitness and Sports Training (IFAST) Physique Transformation Challenge.  The goal was simple:  To use our training methodology and show people that you can absolutely lose scale weight, body fat and inches by exercising a couple of […]

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