Thinking About Hiring An Expensive Trainer?

When it comes to your fitness, maybe you are struggling with staying on track and need some extra motivation, or maybe you want to take it to another level that you can’t on your own anymore.  But personal training is so expensive.  You can get personalized training at home customized content on a weekly basisContinue reading “Thinking About Hiring An Expensive Trainer?”

Motivation for the Gym

I wish I had a ten bucks for every time I hear someone say they are struggling with motivation to eat better and exercise. Motivation doesn’t fall from the sky. Are you motivated to go to work? Maybe you love your job or maybe it’s just okay or maybe you don’t like it at all,Continue reading “Motivation for the Gym”

Is Your Workout Wearing You Out?

Has it ever happened to you? I know it has for me. I walk in the gym just “not feeling” it. I go through my routine, slowly moving from one workout to another. Getting in some good reps, and lifting heavy but just not pushing myself. Some days are like this, we just want toContinue reading “Is Your Workout Wearing You Out?”

Should You Rest?

Should you workout every day? There are a lot of varying viewpoints on this, but what is best for your muscles? Well for starters your muscles actually do their growing while you are resting, and full recovery takes up to 72 hours. But this doesn’t mean you should be practicing Netflix and chill all theContinue reading “Should You Rest?”

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”

How Many Calories Do you Need?

So what is that magical calorie intake number that will allow you to shed pounds?  It may feel elusive but it’s truly not.  For starters when you are trying to figure out how much to eat you have to establish your baseline.  Your baseline can be found by clicking here.  After you plug in yourContinue reading “How Many Calories Do you Need?”

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”

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”

Isolating Muscle Groups

If there is one thing that is definitely holding you back from making the most of your muscle gains it is not isolation your muscle groups properly.  If you are not already breaking up your workouts according to muscle groups, you should be.  It’s not good to work the same muscle group every day.  ForContinue reading “Isolating Muscle Groups”