Andy Morgan

Hi, I'm Andy. I'm a blogger, author, and online coach. ⠀ For the majority of my 20s, I was brainwashed by the fitness industry. I write guides to help people avoid the same path of frustration. ⠀ Some readers asked me to help them, so I started coaching online. This has been my full-time profession for the past 9 years. I am a co-author of The Muscle and Strength Pyramid: Nutrition and Training books, but my passion is helping clients. ⠀ Most people at the top of their game have coaches. If you're ready to put the work in to change your physique for good, click here to apply for online coaching.

What’s New And What’s Changed In The 2020 RippedBody Nutrition Setup Guide

The 2020 version of The RippedBody Nutrition Setup Guide is finally here. It combines an ebook, macro calculator, and 7-day email course guiding people through all the ways people commonly screw it up. Think of it as the less-advanced cousin of The Muscle and Strength Nutrition Pyramid book. The original…

The Best Supplements For Fat Loss and Muscle Growth

Supplements are the least important part of any nutrition plan. Very few work. Those that do, do little. The little that they do cannot make up for any of the other four things being screwed up. However, some supplements can be useful, so I’ll cover supplements for physique & performance,…

A Nutrient Timing Guide To Maximize Fat Loss and Muscle Growth

It appeals to us that something as simple as changing the timing of things can have a potent effect. But can it? This guide covers when to eat relative to when you train, calorie cycling, macro cycling, and my latest thoughts on intermittent fasting.

How To Cover Your Micronutrient Needs

Long-term micronutrient deficiencies will impact your health and torpedo your training efforts. But by observing a few simple rules of thumb regarding your daily fruit and vegetable intake, you minimize your risk of deficiencies.

How To Set Your Macros for Fat Loss and Muscle Growth

Energy balance determines whether weight is gained or lost, macronutrients determine whether that change is fat or muscle mass. This is how you should set them to maximize the results of your cut, bulk, and recomp phases.

What To Do Before You Start Counting Calories And Macros

It’s more than 50 years since we figured out how to put a man on the moon. And yet, with all our technological advancements since, we live in a world where 95% of people fail their diets. We fail because we attempt to oversimplify things by following stupid fad diets…

Advice For Older Strength Trainees

The first thing to understand is that there are no “training plans for over the 40s / 50s / 60s” (or diet plans for that matter). You might see things advertised as such, but this is just marketing BS — advertisers preying on fears people have that they are doing…

Why I don’t work with CrossFitters

It’s not so much that I don’t work with CrossFitters but that I want to be able to control the training inputs. A lot of fitness classes (all kinds, not just CF classes) are about getting people to work hard, sweat, and feel good afterward But how much you sweat…

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