Answer Fitness® > Ask The Fitness Nerd
Category: Ask The Fitness Nerd

Bodybuilding Supplements: Do They Really Work? | Ask The Fitness Nerd

Do bodybuilding supplements really work, or are they just a waste of good money? The Fitness Nerd dissects body building supplements.

Dear Fitness Nerd,

I have a question: 

I’m 41 years old, and workout 5 days a week. I use

Should I Eat Before Or After Exercise? | Ask The Fitness Nerd

Is it Best to Eat Before or After Exercise? Making Sense of Pre-Workout and Post-Workout Nutrition.

Dear Fitness Nerd,Fit_Woman_With_Apple_2

When should I eat? Before or after I exercise? In particular, if I’m going to wake up and workout in the

Taking Protein Before Bed? When & What Kind of Protein?

When is the best time to take protein before bed? And what kind of protein should you take before you sleep?

Dear Fitness Nerd,Taking Protein Before Bed

How soon before bed should I drink protein? Right before, or a specific number of minutes

Calorie Cycling: What Is Calorie Cycling and Does It Work?

Can Calorie Cycling Help Pull Off More Body Fat and Hold On To Precious Muscle?

Calorie Cycling

Dear Fitness Nerd,

I recently heard about something called “calorie cycling.” Apparently it’s a way to prevent weight loss plateaus and maybe burn additional body

What’s The Highest Protein Content Food?

Which Food Has The Highest Protein Content? We Dig Into The Numbers and Settle a Bet. Sort Of …


Dear Fitness Nerd,Highest Protein Content Food

Can you tell me what is the highest protein content food? My buddy and I have a

How Many Calories Should I Eat To Lose Weight?

Looking to lose weight, but not sure how many calories you should eat to achieve your goal? Its actually not that hard if you know what to do.


Dear Fitness Nerd,

My New Years Resolution this year is to lose

How Many Calories Are Burned Weight Lifting?

Can You Burn Meaningful Calories Lifting Weights?


Dear Fitness Nerd,Man Lifting Weights on Bench Press Burning Calories During Workout

How many calories are burned during weight lifting? I ask because I lift weight 5-6 days a week, but really hate doing cardio. If Im trying to keep body

Is Instant Oatmeal Good For You?

Is Instant Oatmeal a Good Stand-In for Old Fashioned Oatmeal, Quick Oats or Thick Rolled Oats? You Might Be Surprised At The Answer.

Dear Fitness Nerd,instant-oatmeal-in-spoon

I dont mind oatmeal, but Im kind of rushed in the morning and preparing

Whats The Best Time to Drink Protein Shakes?

When should you drink a protein shake? Today we tackle the question of whats the best time to reach for that protein shake.


Dear Fitness Nerd: Stawberry_Protein_Shake

Ive read a lot about the benefits of protein shakes, especially when it

What Is BMI?

What is BMI and is it an Accurate Measure of Weight and Health?

Dear Fitness Nerd,

Can you explain exactly what BMI is? I recently bought a Wii Fit and according to the BMI calculation Im fat! I checkedWhat is BMI some