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. […]

The One Thing You Must Do In the Gym

When it comes to the gym, there are a myriad of different things that can help you gain strength, and build muscles mass.  But while there are many different options there are some that carry far more weight than others, and if they aren’t in your regular routine you are missing out. The squat is […]

How to Keep Building Muscle

So maybe you’ve changed your body composition and have learned how to gain muscle and get buff. But you are not where you want to be and it seems the muscle growing has slowed down or tapered off completely. What is that next step to build more muscle? All is not lost and before you […]

Why Your Bench Press Is Wrong

Head into any gym on any given day and chances are someone will be on the bench press. Pumping out reps. It’s one of those staple workouts that must be done. But are you doing your bench pressing right? Are you even hitting your chest muscles while performing your reps? There’s a chance you aren’t. […]

Can You Eat Too Much Protein?

So if you want to build muscle you have to eat protein right? But why? Why are people who lift obsessed with downing globs of protein powder? Well, while we may not need as much as we think, there is a reason behind getting a good amount. If our body has an excess of protein […]

Why Sugar is Killing Your Gains

Sugar is everywhere. And I mean everywhere. It’s infused in about everything we eat, regardless of whether it’s a “healthy” item or not. While your body can process some natural sugars and can actually put them to good use to feed your muscles, we don’t need it in it’s refined from. Having a complex carb […]

I Want to Gain Muscle

Why is it so hard to gain muscle? Well in truth it is and it isn’t. I struggled so much in my early fitness years with trying to gain any kind of muscle mass. I was lifting every day. I knew I was getting stronger because I was lifting heavier, but my body composition just […]

Clean Snacking To Grow Your Muscles

So you are shortly into your new workout regimen.  You are pumped, determined and are ready to see those muscles start popping.  Then it happens. You are sitting watching an episode of the Office or Stranger Things and you suddenly are craving ice cream, cookies, or some Doritos.  The snacking monster is awakened. To effectively […]

The Relation Between Muscles and Food

There is often a disconnect between lifting weights and eating.  When it comes to weight loss people tend to turn to diets, but when it comes to gaining muscle whether just for definition and strength or for actual muscle mass, it’s usually equated with lifting heavy weights. While yes this is a part of the equation, […]

How to Tone or Bulk

First off let me just clarify what I mean by toning and bulking.  When I say bulk I am talking about putting on lean muscle and adding muscle mass.  There are some opinions out there about bulking that just entails eating whatever you want in order to put on weight then cutting to define your […]