Mark Gilbert

Mark Gilbert BSc (Nutrition)
Mark is an expert in sports nutrition and dietary supplements. He has over 20 years of experience working with the biggest names in the bodybuilding industry.

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Q: How much and how often should we take in protein?


A: There’s always some wise guy out there who, when you start talking about protein or meal timing, says something like, “all this talk about eating so much protein so

OVER THE LAST FEW ISSUES, I’ve been telling MUSCLE INSIDER readers about MuscleGenes, the longawaited arrival of genetic testing for athletes and bodybuilders to help adapt their training, diet, and supplementation to their particular genetic traits. MuscleGenes is helping world-class

Q: How low can you cut your carbs before you lose power and reduce performance?

A: A new study seems to have established how low we can drop our carbs and still maintain our short-term power and strength output. This study looked at people who trained 

MUSCLE INSIDER columnist Mark Gilbert definitely practices what
he preaches. Recently, he has co-authored a book in cooperation
with Muscle & Fitness on HIGH-INTENSITY INTERVAL TRAINING (HIIT). Mark reviewed virtually all of the published research on this topic in

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The simple answer to this question is “yes.” However, as with most things in nutrition, there’s much more to this story. First, a little definition is in order. “If It Fits Your Macros” is a diet theory that stipulates that as long as you eat the right amounts of

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The most important and effective fat burner by far is lean protein and especially whey protein. Anyone who says different simply hasn’t considered all of the research correctly. Protein has been shown to increase metabolic rate, decrease hunger, and minimize losses

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Our new genetics project is called “MuscleGenes,” and I can honestly say that this may be the next big thing. Of course, everyone knew that gene testing would come to the fitness/sports world eventually, and now it actually has! The benefits are what you’d probably

Can a guy really get ripped doing the If It Fits Your Macros (IIFYM) diet? What is the hype all about anyway?

The simple answer to this question is “yes.” However, as with most things in nutrition, there’s much more to this story. First, a little definition is in order. “

What are the top three best fat-loss supplements you’d give a client?

The most important and effective fat burner by far is lean protein and especially whey protein. Anyone who says different simply hasn't considered all of the research correctly. Protein has been shown

What’s going on with your new genetics project? How does it work, and when can athletes get started on it? Details please!

Our new genetics project is called “MuscleGenes