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?”

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”

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!)”

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 andContinue reading “Should You Workout When You’re Sick?”

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 justContinue reading “Trying To Increase How Much You Lift?”

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 subContinue reading “Why You Are Not Gaining Muscle”

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 fixesContinue reading “This One Thing Can Get You To Your Fitness Goals”

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.Continue reading “Don’t Have Time for the Gym?”