You may have heard somewhere along the way that fat loss for women is harder than for men. Hopefully you’ve realized there are some significant differences between men and women by this stage of your life. But when it comes to exercise and fat loss, is it harder for men or women to lose fat […]
What Stress Is Doing to You Does stress affect weight loss efforts? Yes. Does it affect weight gain efforts? Yes. Bottom line is if you’re overly stressed, specifically chronically, then you will see diminished returns on your goals.
Preface: Just a quick note that since I’ll be discussing strength by it’s definition, the ability of a muscle group to develop maximal contractile force against a resistance in a single contraction, I would like to make the point that strength isn’t always that black and white. I consider strength, especially with my clients, to be […]
You want to know how to increase your metabolism. But why did it slow down in the first place? And how do you increase your metabolism if it’s already slow or slowing down? A ton of research has become available recently on the topic of metabolism. I’m sure you’ve talked about it, or at least […]
Tough love F*** it. I don’t want to go to the gym today. I’m too tired. Work went long today. We’ve all been there before, having a million reasons NOT to go to the gym and take care of business. This is precisely the moment you lost.
Lift heavy, bro While the narrative has changed on lifting weight recently, thankfully, it’s time to clear things up on what lifting heavy really means and how to do it safely and appropriately.
I am eventually going to give you my best exercise for fat loss, but it’s not what you think. Now first things first. I don’t believe in bests, or all-or-nothing mentalities. So while I am going to give you my “best” exercise for fat loss in this article, I want to encourage you to look […]
When and what to eat before and after a workout: a simplified approach. What should I eat before a workout? What should I eat after a workout? It’s easy to get overly complicated answers to simple questions these days. There is so much information floating around and not a lot of practical advice on how […]
How to tell if you’ve done a good workout A good workout should leave you exhausted, drenched in sweat, sore for days. Right? Well, maybe, maybe not. Let’s begin by again defining working out versus training:
Ahhh, new years resolutions. It’s the time of year when everyone gets motivated to make their lifestyle and health changes. Which is GREAT! They decide it’s time to get back to the gym and start exercising again, maybe even lifting some weights. It’s time to start eating healthy again, give up soda, drink less alcohol, […]