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?”

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”

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”

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!”

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”

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?”

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 soContinue reading “Trying to Gain Muscle? (You Need to Do This!)”

Why Your Muscles Aren’t Getting Bigger

So if you are trying to increase your gains, chances are you are working on those arm muscles. I mean who doesn’t want to have some great guns popping out from those short sleeved shirts? But are you going about it the wrong way? We all know about those popping biceps, but we may beContinue reading “Why Your Muscles Aren’t Getting Bigger”

Are You Working Out Too Much

There are so many different opinions on working out and how much is too much. There are those who say you need lots of rest, and minimal workouts, while others tout that you should rarely take a rest day. The way our muscles grow is we stretch the muscle fibers and put them under enoughContinue reading “Are You Working Out Too Much”