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,Continue reading “The Relation Between Muscles and Food”

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 yourContinue reading “How to Tone or Bulk”

Small Changes for Muscle Growth

When it comes to big changes it requires small changes over time that will develop and grow the muscles you are looking for.  The key point here is that things take time, just as Rome wasn’t built in a day neither was a chiseled body with great muscles.  There is a term for this andContinue reading “Small Changes for Muscle Growth”

Don’t Wait

There are times when know we need to do something different.  Fitness is no different.  It’s one of those things that we know deep down inside we need to change.  How often do you hear someone say “I need to get in shape”, or “I need to eat better”.  It’s something we all know deepContinue reading “Don’t Wait”

How To Train Smarter

So if you want to be more effective in your workouts, one huge step to that is stand up more.  There are a lot of workouts in the gym that we tend to sit down for, push back into that inclined bench and lift.  While there’s nothing wrong with this, you can be doing aContinue reading “How To Train Smarter”

When You Want to Quit

Regardless of what your goals are in life, in the gym, you will hit walls.  Those walls will hurt.  Things will be going along smooth as can be and then out of a clear blue sky that wall can smash you in the face and leave you breathless on the ground. It’s in that placeContinue reading “When You Want to Quit”

How To Succeed

So I get asked a lot how to get in shape, stay in shape etc.  While there are a lot of aspects to it, there are only two primary things that must be done when all is said and done. Be consistent.  Be consistent in your workouts, be consistent in your diet.  Simply showing upContinue reading “How To Succeed”

Don’t Settle

Today I want to touch on something that many of us face in our lives.  And that is settling.  How many can think of a time when they settled in their life?  I know there have been times in mine.  We can do this in a relationship, telling ourselves that we might as well settleContinue reading “Don’t Settle”

How Are Those Goals Going?

So here we are more than two weeks into the new year.  How are those goals going?  By now you may be struggling to maintain that motivation, you may feel like that first week you were crushing it, second week slowed down a little and then you feel like you are losing steam now.  FirstContinue reading “How Are Those Goals Going?”