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”

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?”

Do You Really Need Protein?

Protein. We hear all about it. We consume it on a daily basis from one source or another. But what does it do, and do we really need it? If you follow my podcast you know how much I talk about nutrition being everything when it comes to hitting your fitness goals. But protein isContinue reading “Do You Really Need Protein?”

The Only 3 Supplements You Need

If you’ve ever taken a walk into a health food store, or supplement store it’s easy to get overwhelmed. There are a million and one choices and options for protein, and everything else imaginable. Catchy labels like “lose belly fat” or “lift like a beast” are everywhere. Is it all just a lot of hype?Continue reading “The Only 3 Supplements You Need”

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 proteinContinue reading “Can You Eat Too Much Protein?”

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”

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?”

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”