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?”

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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!”

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?”

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”

Want Better Muscle Gains? (stop doing this)

If you have looked at anything to do with weight training, fitness, or exercise chances are you’ve noticed something. There are a million and one different opinions. Do this diet, do this program, take this supplement, drink this crazy drink and you will magically sprout muscles, lift cars, and have washboard abs. This drives meContinue reading “Want Better Muscle Gains? (stop doing 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”

Want to Gain Muscle? (Do This!)

  Do you have that one muscle group that you wish was just a little bit bigger? You’ve been working out that muscle group and yet it just doesn’t seem to be getting where you want it to go. There is a way to really make that particular muscle pop and it’s not as hardContinue reading “Want to Gain Muscle? (Do This!)”

Do You Need Supplements?

Walk in to any vitamin or supplement store and it can be overwhelming at the amount of products available. Do you need them? What even are half of them? While there are a lot of hyped up products that you don’t need, there are a few tried and true ones you do. For starters wheyContinue reading “Do You Need Supplements?”