Lou Schuler

Author, Journalist, Presenter

Posted on: 10/14/11

The Fasting Fix

I first heard about intermittent fasting a few years ago, while interviewing a nutrition researcher for a magazine article that never ran. The article was about the cleansing craze, particularly the crazy…… Read More

Posted on: 10/12/11

Nutrition and weight loss

Over the past few years I’ve written much more about nutrition, mostly in the context of weight loss, than any other topic. “The Life-Extending Power of Protein” (Men’s Health, June 2015) uses…… Read More

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Strength, fitness, and rehab

I describe myself as a health and fitness journalist, but the overwhelming majority of my published work — books and articles — is about strength training. (You can find all my Men’s…… Read More

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My history as a sportswriter was short and unhappy. I had a single part-time job covering high school sports for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch in the early 1980s. I got fired. Lesson…… Read More

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Current events and history

As a political junky and history nerd, these are some of my favorite articles and posts. “Who Was America’s Fittest President?” (menshealth.com, February 17, 2014) merges two of my favorite subjects. It’s…… Read More

Posted on: 10/11/11

Children and family

Like almost every writer I know, I write about my family every chance I get. My biggest problem is that my home life isn’t very interesting to those who don’t live here.…… Read More

Posted on: 06/27/11

Learned a Lot, Ate Some Bugs

Conference season ended with a bang. After The Fitness Summit in May and Perform Better in early June, I wasn’t sure what to expect at the International Society of Sports Nutrition conference…… Read More

Posted on: 06/09/11

The Future of the Fitness Industry

I spent last weekend at the Perform Better Summit in Providence, Rhode Island, where I was exposed to more information than I could possibly absorb. There was all the great stuff I…… Read More

Posted on: 05/22/11

How to Fix Baseball

I spent last weekend in Kansas City for the ninth annual Fitness Summit, which is both my favorite fitness event of the year and a great opportunity to visit my family. My…… Read More

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