If you're on any social media platform at all, you've seen an assortment of variations of exercises: drop sets, giant sets, supersets (yes they are different), accessories like chains and blocks, paused and pulse reps, using machines for a different purpose than their original design, etc. On top of that, there are about a million... Continue Reading →
Losing weight, gaining weight, changing your body composition, is not EASY. But, it's also not COMPLICATED. By that, I mean there is a lot of evidence that shows that no matter what type of diet you use, you can still lose weight . What it ultimately boils down to is the number of calories that... Continue Reading →
You didn’t gain weight or reach the point you are at with your fitness level overnight, so logically your results won’t be achieved overnight either. Any pro in the fitness industry, from powerlifting to bodybuilding will tell you that remaining consistent with your programming and nutrition, and having patience are the most important factors in... Continue Reading →
Bodybuilding doesn't fall into the category of 'extreme sports' like sky diving, motorcross, or windsurfing, but it has always been a sport that required a certain amount of "extreme" or "extraordinary effort". Not everyone can do it. However, today it feels like it's become the land of who's the most hardcore or takes the most... Continue Reading →
Good news! You burn calories just by being alive... so even in your sleep, your body is working away to use those tacos you love for fuel. The baseline amount of calories that your body burns at rest (aka existing) is called your Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR). If you are actively trying to lose, gain,... Continue Reading →
Doing 'whatever it takes' is often praised as the highest level of determination and a mindset many people try emulate... don't get me wrong, I've said it, and the Imagine Dragons song gets stuck in my head as much as the next person's. I think we need to really examine this approach however, especially when it comes to your physical and emotional health.
My strength comes from knowing I have the ability to do anything; my weakness comes from the desire to do it all at once. I thought that I was a patient person - I've been working in some sort of customer service my entire adult life. I've been transforming my body naturally through clean eating... Continue Reading →
They're everywhere... new fads or trends that can miraculously help you lose weight, inches, toxins, make your skin glow and give you all kinds of energy! Most of these, I might add, you can do and see amazing results without ever exercising or even going for a walk! .... Because the last thing we as... Continue Reading →