The Dirty Bulk Myth

When it comes to bulking and gaining muscle mass there’s this belief that for a certain period of time we’ll eat whatever we want, then deprive ourselves and cut. There are two things I really want when it comes to fitness. First, to have a good amount of lean muscle. Second to be healthy andContinue reading “The Dirty Bulk Myth”

Muscle Gains Through Nutrition

So maybe you’ve been at your workouts for a decent amount of time now. You are to the point where you enjoy the pump and are now just waiting for those muscle gains. Only one problem. Where are they? Maybe they didn’t get the message to come out. Sure you think you can see aContinue reading “Muscle Gains Through Nutrition”

Should I Lift Heavy to Tone?

I get told many times by clients that they don’t want to lift heavy because they don’t want to get big muscles or bulk up.  I do understand the confusion here, so let me explain how all that works. First off, lifting heavy, even very heavy will not make you get bulked or have hugeContinue reading “Should I Lift Heavy to Tone?”

Pushing Through Muscle Plateaus

There comes an inevitable point if you’ve been working out for any length of time that you hit a plateau.  Whether this is in your muscle gain phase or weight loss phase, it’s bound to happen.  The first thing to remember is “don’t get frustrated”.  Just the fact that you are hitting a plateau means thatContinue reading “Pushing Through Muscle Plateaus”

Can Motivation Build Muscles?

When it comes to motivation we need it to get in shape right?  After all it’s what drives us and gets our butts to the gym when we don’t want to go.  Or does it? Motivation is kind of like gas in our car.  It can only go so far before it needs a fillContinue reading “Can Motivation Build Muscles?”