Should I Eat Carbs?

With the carbophobia craze in full effect and the keto diet stronger than ever should we eat carbs? Well as we talked about my last blog, yes you should…..as long as they are the right carbs. So what exactly are the right carbs? Well for starters you want to avoid any carbs containing white flour,Continue reading “Should I Eat Carbs?”

Complete Nutritional Help Is Here!

When it comes to nutrition it’s a battle right? That’s why I’ve created the Complete Nutrition Guides both for weight loss and for building lean muscle mass. This isn’t a fad diet plan, it doesn’t cut out any one food group, it’s a real practical, and affordable guide on how to build life-long healthy eatingContinue reading “Complete Nutritional Help Is Here!”

How to Get Past Fitness Failures

  Let’s face it, failing is a part of life. It happens. Has there ever been times when you failed in your fitness journey? I know there have been plenty in mine. I’ve had times when I was trapped under weights, times when I didn’t hit the goals I had set for myself, times whenContinue reading “How to Get Past Fitness Failures”

What Should You Prep?

So this week we have been talking about food preparation. In my previous post I talked about the importance of prepping, now I want to dive into what kinds of foods you should prep. Prep your meats, you can cook your turkey, chicken, or fish ahead of time, freeze it in zip-lock bags or containers.Continue reading “What Should You Prep?”

You Should Prep Yourself

While getting in our 4–7 workouts a week can sometimes be difficult, it pales in to comparison with our 21 meals plus snacks throughout the week, both in time and effort. Nutrition is literally the key to fitness. Don’t get me wrong workouts are very important but nutrition holds the upper hand by far. SoContinue reading “You Should Prep Yourself”

How Much Protein Should I Have?

If you follow the trends with protein and carbohydrates, you may find yourself scratching your head over the carb, protein macronutrient mumbo jumbo that a lot of people are throwing around like it’s the secret to everything. It’s much simpler that it gets made out to be. It’s the age old question, how much proteinContinue reading “How Much Protein Should I Have?”

How Many Calories Do you Need?

So what is that magical calorie intake number that will allow you to shed pounds?  It may feel elusive but it’s truly not.  For starters when you are trying to figure out how much to eat you have to establish your baseline.  Your baseline can be found by clicking here.  After you plug in yourContinue reading “How Many Calories Do you Need?”

Macro-nutrients and Muscle Gain

So when it comes to macro-nutrients, there is a lot of confusion around this subject as well as a lot of debate on what the right ratio is in order to maximize muscle gain.  For starters macro-nutrients is the breakdown of how you get your calories.  The three sources are carbohydrates, protein, and fat. ThereContinue reading “Macro-nutrients and Muscle Gain”

The No Carb Craze!

You don’t have to go far to see a ton of stuff talking about how if you want to get in shape you shouldn’t be eating carbs.  The Keto diet is huge right now among those who weight lift.  But is this really the best way to get those muscle gains you so desire? CarbohydratesContinue reading “The No Carb Craze!”

Can Motivation Build Muscles?

When it comes to motivation we need it to get in shape right?  After all it’s what drives us and gets our butts to the gym when we don’t want to go.  Or does it? Motivation is kind of like gas in our car.  It can only go so far before it needs a fillContinue reading “Can Motivation Build Muscles?”