January 30, 2023 6 min read
Do you think that you’re eating too much?
Are you unhappy with the direction your weight is going?
Have you tried eating less but only found yourself binging later?
If so, you’re not alone. I have been there, some of your closest friends and […]
January 26, 2023 6 min read
That stubborn arm fat can be a source of frustration for a lot of us. Heck, even for those of us who already have an active lifestyle.
Not only can it be discouraging ... You know, when you see progress elsewhere but your arm fat decides its going to stick around?
It can also impact other parts of your life, like your confidence or what you are comfortable wearing.
The truth is, any form of weight loss is difficult and [...]
January 25, 2023 8 min read
If you're someone who works out regularly ... I'm sure you understand just how important mobility work can be.
If you don't stay on top of your mobility, things can go south quick. By south, I'm talking about potential injuries, postural imbalances, and much more.
Now, everybody knows that stretching is one of the best ways to stay on top of your mobility practices ... but, not everyone has heard [...]
January 23, 2023 11 min read
The cable section of the gym isn't always the easiest place to navigate. Plus, all the different attachments and exercise variations can make cable workouts ... well, confusing.
However, cable machine exercises are some of the most versatile, safe, and effective! So while they may take a learning curve, they can be a great way to spice things up with your workouts.
Cable machine exercises are like a marriage between free weights and traditional machines. In addition to that though, cable machines [...]
January 23, 2023 8 min read
An important, but often overlooked part of any exercise routine is resistance training. It’s quite common for people to just focus on cardio without really looking into other forms of exercise.
Now, don't get me wrong ... Aerobic and cardiovascular workouts are among the best ways to care for your heart, lungs, and muscles. But resistance training can help with isolating and strengthening certain muscle groups. This allows you train your body in different ways [...]
January 23, 2023 5 min read
On paper, it seems like weight loss should be pretty straightforward.
You burn more calories than you consume; so eat less, workout more and as a result you’ll burn fat and lose weight ... right?
Sounds simple enough...
Well, it doesn’t work exactly like this in practice, and things [...]
January 18, 2023 3 min read
They don’t call protein the building blocks of life for nothing!
They are found everywhere within the body.
Proteins are made up of amino acids, some of which your body can synthesize and others it can’t.
Of the 20 amino acids your body depends on, it can synthesize 11 on [...]
January 18, 2023 7 min read
So you want to work the glutes? “Hey Siri, play my booty playlist.”
Let’s get to work!
Glutes are one of my favorite muscles to train because let’s face it, they are the definition of form and function. Not only do they fill out a pair of jeans nicely, but they keep you upright by supporting good posture.
Your glute gains can really pay off in more ways [...]
January 17, 2023 6 min read
We all know that vitamins are good for our overall health and well-being. That’s just something that was constantly preached to all of us growing up.
Your body literally needs vitamins and minerals to function at its peak. Plus, vitamins and minerals help with just about anything you can [...]
January 13, 2023 4 min read
The human body has a ton of different hormones which are responsible for all sorts of different bodily processes.
One of the most popular of these hormones is cortisol. But why is that? Well, cortisol has a huge impact on your health and fitness goals.
Have you ever heard of the fight or flight response? Yeah, that's [...]
January 13, 2023 10 min read
Every Monday is international chest day at the gym, right? If you’ve been going to the gym for a while, you probably know exactly what I’m talking about.
Fitting in a solid workout at the gym on Mondays can be ... tough. Every bench, pec machine, and piece of chest equipment is usually taken, with even more people waiting to use it next.
Now, I know ... that may be a little dramatic, but it is funny to see how many people LOVE to work out their chest ... especially on Mondays.
But hey, I totally get it. The chest is a very noticeable muscle group on your upper body ... one that men tend to put quite a bit of emphasis [...]
January 10, 2023 6 min read
Does eating a diet high in processed foods really matter in terms of health, weight loss, and so forth? Sure, they aren’t as nutritious, lack fiber, and have other less than favorable outcomes, but they taste so good! Plus, many people are busy and like foods that are quick and easy. Does eating more of highly processed foods actually impact weight gain or weight loss?
A study completed by researchers who worked for the National Institutes of Health examined the question, “Does Eating a Diet High in Processed [...]