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 the […]

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 month […]

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 and […]

Should You Workout When You’re Sick?

So you are feeling under the weather, you’re not contagious and are not running a fever but you are debating on whether you need to get back in the gym yet or wait a few more days. First off, listen to your body.   It’s usually right, if you truly know that you shouldn’t go and […]

Trying To Increase How Much You Lift?

  Who doesn’t want to be able to lift heavier right? I mean chances are you if you are in the gym and pushing yourself, your goal is to lift heavier and increase the amount you can lift. But maybe you’ve leveled out. You’ve been trying to increase how much you lift but it’s just […]

Why You Are Not Gaining Muscle

  When it comes to building muscle it can be frustrating when you don’t see the results you want. But why is it so hard to put on lean muscle mass? After all, you are faithful to get to the gym, to exercise, and work your ass off, but still your results are just sub […]

This One Thing Can Get You To Your Fitness Goals

Do you struggle keeping to your fitness goals? Is it difficult to stay on track? You do awesome and kick ass for a week or two but then fall off the band wagon?  If so this one thing can help you stay on track. Now I’m a firm believe that there are no quick fixes […]

Don’t Have Time for the Gym?

One of the biggest reasons I hear that people don’t hit the gym is that they don’t have time. I get it, life is busy. I run a business, work full time, have 2 kids, it gets busy. Something comes up at work and you have to stay late, and there goes your gym workout. […]

Want Better Muscle Gains? (stop doing this)

If you have looked at anything to do with weight training, fitness, or exercise chances are you’ve noticed something. There are a million and one different opinions. Do this diet, do this program, take this supplement, drink this crazy drink and you will magically sprout muscles, lift cars, and have washboard abs. This drives me […]

Trying to Gain Muscle? (You Need to Do This!)

When it comes to gaining muscle if you’ve got a fast metabolism it can be difficult to get enough calories in to gain muscle. Typically it has to hover in the 3,000–4,000 range (depending on your size). Getting that amount of calories in clean calories is extremely hard, and often you have to eat so […]