Why Age Is Not An Excuse

When it comes to working out does age really play a role? Should it? While there are a few things to keep in mind about working out as we get older, the answer to the questions is an affirmative ‘yes’. Thinking that it’s too late to start or that you are too far gone isContinue reading “Why Age Is Not An Excuse”

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?”

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?”

How to Get Past Fitness Failures

  Let’s face it, failing is a part of life. It happens. Has there ever been times when you failed in your fitness journey? I know there have been plenty in mine. I’ve had times when I was trapped under weights, times when I didn’t hit the goals I had set for myself, times whenContinue reading “How to Get Past Fitness Failures”

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?”

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”

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”

It Won’t Work

They say insanity is doing the same thing time and time again and expecting a different result.  It just won’t happen.  You want to gain muscle, you want to lose those fat areas, but you still hit up fast food five times a week, and order pizza every other night. If you truly want changeContinue reading “It Won’t Work”

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”

Get Out of Bed

So a question I get asked a lot is “how do you find the time for everything?”  Life is busy.  I work full time, am working on my bachelors, run Bones to Bulk, have a family including two small children under the age of 5, and still have to squeeze in my own workouts andContinue reading “Get Out of Bed”