What Dreams and Muscles Are Made Of

It’s 6:19 am EST as I am starting to write this.  I just got showered and am downing a smoothie that let’s be honest doesn’t taste the greatest.  I’d much rather be sipping on some steaming coffee than chugging this thick concoction.   I am also a little tired. Working all weekend, then to hear theContinue reading “What Dreams and Muscles Are Made Of”

You Don’t Have Time to Not Workout

“I’m busy”.   It’s something I’ve heard over and over, and have even said sometimes.  Let’s face it we live in crazy fast world.  There seems to never be enough time in the day right?  What with work, our family, school, deadlines, grocery shopping, cleaning etc.  Often it’s all we can do not fall asleep beforeContinue reading “You Don’t Have Time to Not Workout”

Finding Time for the Gym

“I’m too busy for the gym“.  It’s a term we all hear, and we all say, because let’s face it, we live in a crazy time and day.  I don’t know why but life goes by at a blur, we are connected to everybody and there are time stealers at every turn.  According to newContinue reading “Finding Time for the Gym”

Clean Snacking To Grow Your Muscles

So you are shortly into your new workout regimen.  You are pumped, determined and are ready to see those muscles start popping.  Then it happens. You are sitting watching an episode of the Office or Stranger Things and you suddenly are craving ice cream, cookies, or some Doritos.  The snacking monster is awakened. To effectivelyContinue reading “Clean Snacking To Grow Your Muscles”

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”

Eating For Muscle Growth

When I started working out a little over ten years ago I didn’t have a clue what was doing. The weight lifting gradually came and I soon figured it out.  The slow part for me was the diet.  I lifted for two years and saw mediocre returns on all the work I was putting in. Continue reading “Eating For Muscle Growth”

How To Eat For Muscle Growth or Definition

When it comes to developing muscles, whether you are trying to look like the hulk or just shooting for some definition, your diet is the biggest factor in that.  If you just workout and lift, you are not going to change much.  You will get stronger and you might see some very slight definition butContinue reading “How To Eat For Muscle Growth or Definition”

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”

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”