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?”

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”

How Empty Calories Kill Your Gains

If you are not familiar with “empty” calories, it’s basically food that doesn’t do anything nutritionally for us. Sure it may taste good, but the way it makes us feel afterwards is usually anything but . I thought the donuts picture was appropriate since I love me some donuts. Not much tempts me when it comesContinue reading “How Empty Calories Kill Your Gains”

The Decision to Get Fit

  When it comes to making changes with our physique and gaining muscle our mind immediately goes to the end result. What we want to look like, how we want to feel etc. This is good because we need those goals cemented in our minds in order to make forward progress and remember where weContinue reading “The Decision to Get Fit”

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?”