Are Sports Drinks Really Healthy?

Sports drinks are heralded as these amazing source of electrolytes and everything the body needs to restore itself. But is that really true? I took a dive into many of the popular sports drinks and not surprising, there was one ingredient that was pretty consistent across them all. A ton of sugar. Some had nearlyContinue reading “Are Sports Drinks Really Healthy?”

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Why You Should Workout at Home

When it comes to working out, now can be a difficult time. There is a lot of pressing worries on our minds, and gyms are closed. We have every excuse not to workout right? But now is the time we should be focusing on working out more than ever before. Fitness is not just forContinue reading “Why You Should Workout at Home”

How to Start Gaining Muscle

I am a hard gainer. It’s hard for me to put on muscle. Hard for me to gain mass and weight. When I started working, I bought some weights, and starting lifting in my house. I was sure that in a matter of mere weeks even my muscles would have muscles. But week after weekContinue reading “How to Start Gaining Muscle”

Beginners Arm Workout Guide

When it comes to working out your arms we probably immediately think of doing some bicep curls, maybe some tricep push-downs and getting through our workout and getting it over with. But we often lose sight of the fundamentals of effectively lifting. So what techniques are super important for us to follow? Lower the weight on the dumbbellsContinue reading “Beginners Arm Workout Guide”

Supplements to GAIN Muscle

So there are a million and one supplements out there for muscle gain, for weight loss, for giving you wings, and sprout fairy dust..okay not really but sometimes it feels that way. Every time I turn around there is a new supplement. MLM’s are built off supplements. Your alkaline is out of whack! Your acidity is too high! Eat thisContinue reading “Supplements to GAIN Muscle”

Home Dumbbell Workout

So chances are your gym is closed down. Now initially I know that’s a bummer, I know it is for me. But if you’ve got a pair of dumbbells your amount of workouts are pretty much limitless. It is crucial to stay on track with your workouts, don’t let depression or fear grip you andContinue reading “Home Dumbbell Workout”

Eat to Gain Muscle | Full Day of Eating

When it comes to gaining muscle, the gym is the first thing that comes to mind. Swinging weights around, pushing those muscle fibers to their absolute max and hitting new personal records. That’s how we grow muscle right? Well in part. But it’s only one piece. In truth what you are feeding your body the rest of theContinue reading “Eat to Gain Muscle | Full Day of Eating”

I Tried Vegan – Here’s What Happened!

So on January 1st of this year I set out to try out vegan. As a trainer I get a lot of people who ask me about being vegan, and rather from speaking solely from knowledge I’ve picked up, I wanted to have first hand experience. So I set out on January 1st to go the whole monthContinue reading “I Tried Vegan – Here’s What Happened!”

How to Build Muscle (Do This!)

When it comes to building muscle there are some key things that are needed.  But what about when you have that one muscle group that just doesn’t seem to want to grow?  We tend to all have that one muscle group that doesn’t grow like we want to.  We work it out every week andContinue reading “How to Build Muscle (Do This!)”

Want More Muscle Mass? Do This!

When it comes to gaining muscle mass you are probably already hitting the gym hard right?  And while you are seeing progress it’s not quite what you want to see?  It’s because what you do outside the gym matters even more. What you eat determines whether or not you are going to actually gain mass. Continue reading “Want More Muscle Mass? Do This!”