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What Is Dynamic Effort Training?

11/08/2016 05:53:31 AM

Popularized and written about mostly by Louie Simmons of Westside Barbell, dynamic effort (DE) training is a style of working out that maximizes velocity. Utilized in workouts for athletes, powerlifters, and more, dynamic effort work can make ...

Chocolate Orange Date Balls

11/08/2016 05:40:55 AM

Dates aren’t often thought of as a health food. Though they do contain a considerable amount of natural sugars, these sweet fruits also provide fiber, potassium and magnesium. One date contains almost 2 grams of fiber, which is both soluble ...

Count Macros the Right Way

11/08/2016 05:23:37 AM

When following a flexible diet plan, there is more to think about than simply “If It Fits Your Macros” (IIFYM). The type of protein, fat, and carbohydrates you consume is just as important as the amounts you take in of each, which is why ...

Types of Creatine and Which are Best

11/08/2016 05:15:24 AM

Creatine took the supplement world by storm back in the early-to-mid 1990s. Going on to be scientifically proven to be one of the most potent muscle builders on the market, you can’t enter a supplement store without seeing shelves full of ...

What Is My Body Type?

11/08/2016 04:55:53 AM

If you are not seeing the results you would like in the gym, it could be because you are not training for your particular body type. Upon learning this, many people ask “What is my body type, and how should I train for it?” Here is some ...

Increase Your Max Bench With These 6 Tips

11/06/2016 16:40:24 PM

Almost every lifter wants to increase their max bench. Whether it’s because they want to enter a lifting contest, build a bigger chest, or even just brag to their gym buddies, a bigger bench press is always a better bench press. Here are a ...

Squatting Every Day – Good or Bad

11/06/2016 16:31:35 PM

Most trainees think that “if some is good, then more is better”. While this most definitely isn’t true across the board, there are times in which it can work. One example would be squatting every day. To most, this might sound like a crazy ...

Egg and Veggie Breakfast Quesadillas

11/06/2016 16:24:25 PM

There is no better way to start the day than with a solidly nutritious meal. Though breakfast is a vital part of your day, it can be hard to eat a healthy meal when you are rushing out the door in the morning. That is why it is so essential ...

How to Calculate Your Running Pace

11/06/2016 16:22:16 PM

If you plan on ever competing in a 5k, half-marathon, marathon, triathlon, or even one of those popular obstacle course races, you’ll need to know how to calculate your running pace. Not only will this give you an idea of how fast you’ll ...

7 Awesome Feats of Strength

11/03/2016 17:59:47 PM

Human potential today almost seems limitless with some of the feats of strength that are being performed. Be it by athletes, powerlifters, strong man competitors, or the like, it just seems like people are pushing the boundaries of what’s ...

Should Women take Creatine?

11/03/2016 17:53:07 PM

Creatine has long been hailed for its ability to build muscle and burn fat. Even so, many women avoid taking it because they fear it will cause them to become bulky or retain fluid. Should women take creatine, and if so, what is the best way ...

How to Get Shredded the Right Way

11/03/2016 17:50:10 PM

Sometimes low body fat just isn’t enough. Sure, being “cut” is great, but sometimes you want that really jagged, sinewy, highly defined look. If this sounds good to you, then what you need to know is not how to get cut, but how to get ...

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

11/03/2016 17:45:12 PM

Pumpkin pie may only be sold in most markets around the holidays, but canned pumpkin is sold on the shelves year round. While it might not make it onto your grocery list each week, there are a few reasons why you should consider picking it up ...

What Is Muscle Catabolism?

11/03/2016 17:43:29 PM

Catabolism is defined as a “biochemical reaction that breaks down molecules into metabolism”. While some muscle catabolism is inevitable, too much of it can actually hamper your bodybuilding efforts. What exactly is muscle catabolism and ...

What Is Progressive Overload?

11/01/2016 19:45:15 PM

Progressive overload could be considered a bodybuilder’s best friend. Whether your main goal is to put on muscle mass, get stronger, or improve endurance, progressive overload is the base principle that will help you get from “Point A” ...

How does Kinesthetic Intelligence Work?

11/01/2016 19:34:50 PM

Have you ever met someone who was just a naturally gifted athlete? Maybe it was the kid on the playground who could hit the ball a mile the first time he swung the bat. Or maybe the person who placed in the top 10 of an obstacle course race ...

Simple Chicken Pho

11/01/2016 19:26:28 PM

Pho is a popular Vietnamese soup that is a blend of broth, noodles and typically either beef or chicken. Normally low in fat but rich in several nutrients, pho is a healthy option to choose when out on the town. A restaurant serving of pho contains ...

How to Compete in the Strong Man Competition

11/01/2016 19:18:57 PM

Competing in a strong man competition is something more people are doing. It could be because they’ve seen the old clips of Franco Columbu running with a refrigerator on his back, were impressed with the strength, athleticism, and physique ...

The Health Benefits of Lecithin

11/01/2016 19:06:43 PM

People these days are constantly looking for supplements to help them improve their overall health and fitness. One supplement that can be used for a variety of conditions is lecithin. Derived from a number of natural sources, it comes in both ...

See how You Measure up with this Strength Test

10/31/2016 19:57:43 PM

Pretty much every lifter has either been asked or asked someone else “how much do you bench?” While it’s a common question, it does lead to a valid point – how do you measure up with your fellow lifters? If you all entered some sort ...

Use Positive Motivation Techniques to Get Ahead

10/31/2016 19:51:08 PM

If you want to get in great shape, you’ll have to do more than just push yourself physically. Positive motivation involves acting in a manner that causes you to expect gains, and differs from negative motivation that results in a fear of ...

Guacamole Bacon Grilled Cheese Sandwich

10/31/2016 19:25:22 PM

Grilled cheese isn’t necessarily known for it’s healthy qualities, but that doesn’t meanit needs to be completely eliminated from your diet. In fact, there typically isn’t a reason to cut out a certain food group or food item from ...

How to Get Bigger Arms

10/31/2016 19:23:07 PM

Almost every bodybuilder wants bigger triceps and biceps. Unfortunately, there’s a lot of conflicting information on how to get bigger arms. Some say you should gain bodyweight as a whole, while others believe you should blitz your “guns” ...

Are Adrenal Fatigue Supplements Effective?

10/31/2016 19:13:31 PM

Chronic physical or emotional stress can lead to adrenal fatigue, a condition that results in lowered amounts of several hormones. Adrenal fatigue can leave you too tired to work out or even carry on with daily activities, which is why many ...

Advanced Bodyweight Leg Exercises

10/27/2016 18:45:26 PM

While bodyweight workouts as a whole can be highly effective, bodyweight leg exercises can sometimes provide a bit of an obstacle. The legs are the biggest muscle group in the body, which means they adapt the quickest and can get the strongest. ...

What Is Blood Flow Restriction Training?

10/27/2016 18:40:42 PM

If you’ve ever gotten a shot or given blood, you’ve had some sort of elastic band tied around your biceps. After just a short time, your veins probably started to stick out and your arms become super vascular. While this might look cool, ...

What Is Active Recovery?

10/27/2016 18:36:35 PM

Personal trainers have long touted the benefits of taking a “recovery day” to avoid over training, while allowing torn muscles the chance to repair and grow. However, recent research indicates that an “active recovery” day could be ...

Tropical Turmeric Smoothie

10/27/2016 18:31:33 PM

Turmeric is one of the most powerful healing herbs on the planet. In fact, there are currently over 6,000 peer-reviewed articles proving the benefits of turmeric and its main healing compound, curcumin. Some of the benefits of turmeric include: ...

Is Beef Protein Powder Good for Building Muscle?

10/27/2016 18:26:58 PM

Those looking to build muscle need a certain amount of protein each day as part of their macro nutrient ratio. To this end, whey and casein protein powders are often used to help promote protein synthesis; however, there is another type that ...

How to Increase Vascularity

10/27/2016 15:04:24 PM

If the bodybuilding bug has bitten you hard, you probably like the vascular, “veiny” look. While how big your veins are and how much they “pop out” is largely due to genetics, you can still learn how to increase vascularity. Whether ...

Everyone Should Practice Gratitude Meditation

10/26/2016 20:48:28 PM

Everyone from Buddhist monks to Indian chiefs recognize the importance of being grateful for what you have. You don’t have to hold a position of influence to reap the benefits of gratitude meditation, which can provide you with a number of ...

How to Recover from a Cervical Sprain

10/26/2016 20:46:15 PM

Orthopedic surgeon Dr. George Frey claims that neck pain is one of the most common complaints among his patients. A good number of people with neck pain have experienced a cervical sprain, which is an injury frequently suffered by bodybuilders ...

Does the One Day Juice Cleanse Work?

10/26/2016 20:41:45 PM

Proponents of “cleanses” remark that they help you remove toxins from your body and improve your health. One that also can help you lose weight is the one day juice cleanse. Is drinking only juice for a period of 24 hours effective? If you ...

Recommended 3 Day Workout Split for Beginners

10/26/2016 20:39:23 PM

Beginners in the bodybuilding game can have it rough. There is so much information out there which includes many different opinions on how to train. While many of these are well-meaning, they usually have some pretty significant pitfalls for ...

What Is Functional Movement?

10/24/2016 18:19:18 PM

The trend of “functional fitness” is here to stay, and at the base of it all is functional movement. More useful and applicable in real-world situations, functional movement is much different than most of the normal exercises you see in ...

7 Reasons You Have Poor Body Alignment

10/24/2016 18:08:00 PM

More people than ever suffer from poor body alignment. Whether it results in injuries, chronic pain, or even just reduced energy, body alignment is something you should always pay attention to. This article will show you 7 reasons why yours ...

Sweet Potato Breakfast Pizza

10/24/2016 18:02:28 PM

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day for one primary reason – it sets the tone for the rest of the day. Think about it; what happens when you have a bowl of sugary, high carb cereal that lacks any real nutrition? You tend to not ...

How to Recover from Low Stomach Acid

10/24/2016 18:01:20 PM

People who suffer from indigestion or heartburn often believe they have too much stomach acid, when in fact they may not have enough. Low stomach acid is a common condition, and is estimated to affect approximately half of the world’s population. ...

Optimize Your Macronutrient Ratio by Going Micro

10/24/2016 17:58:19 PM

You’ve probably been told more times than you care to admit how to optimize your macronutrient ratio. You’ve tried the different calculations and percentages. You’ve tried eating at different times. You’ve tried with supplements and ...

How to Eliminate Rounded Shoulders in No Time

10/22/2016 06:22:50 AM

You’ve probably seen someone with rounded shoulders – shoulders that look pulled forward and hunched over. It’s a sign of bad posture and if it gets bad enough, can make someone look like they have a “hunchback” (called kyphosis). ...

Oatmeal Goji Berry Cookies

10/22/2016 06:19:30 AM

Goji berries are a small dried berry with an abundance of superfood benefits, ranging from improved immune system function to healthier skin. The majority of these benefits stem from the high amount of antioxidants found in the tiny berries, ...

What are Phytoestrogens?

10/22/2016 06:17:31 AM

Estrogen is responsible for strong bones in women, and may also affect the heart health of females over 50. Women may sometimes become deficient in estrogen due to a hormonal imbalance or after menopause, in which case increasing levels becomes ...

Use These 7 Ironman Training Tips to Dominate the Competition

10/22/2016 06:15:05 AM

Have you ever wanted to compete in an Ironman triathlon? They’re so popular that over two dozen Ironman races are held throughout the world every year just to find qualified participants for the Ironman World Championships. The race is unthinkably ...

Deep Tissue Massage Benefits for Active People

10/22/2016 06:08:31 AM

Those who regularly suffer any type of ache and pain often find relief by undergoing a massage. One type of massage that is especially beneficial for active people is a deep tissue massage. If you have suffered an athletic injury or need to ...

Transform Your Mind, Body and Soul with Jess Mather

10/20/2016 13:28:44 PM

Why did you decide to become a personal trainer? In 2009, I was getting physical therapy on my shoulder from Dallas Hartwig, now the founder of the popular Whole30 paleo diet. Dallas also happened to be a Crossfit instructor, and he taught me ...

What Is Power Bodybuilding?

10/20/2016 13:28:27 PM

You’ve probably heard of both powerlifting and bodybuilding. But have you heard of “power bodybuilding”? Though this hybrid is rarer than its two main components, power bodybuilding intends to give you the best of both worlds. This article ...

How to Treat and Prevent Muscle Tightness

10/20/2016 13:24:55 PM

Many people devote an inordinate amount of time to perfecting their strength training, muscular development, cardio, and diet. However, often these same folks still suffer from muscle tightness. Left untreated, this can end up leading to chronic ...

Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

10/20/2016 13:18:37 PM

Chinese food isn’t known for being healthy. While there are a few healthy options typically on the menu, most Chinese food is fried and coated in a sugar-laden sauce.  The base of many of these meals are healthy however, and with just a few ...

How to Recover from a Forearm Injury

10/20/2016 13:16:41 PM

Certain activities such as playing baseball or weight lifting can result in too much stress on the forearm, leading to injury. A forearm injury can quickly derail your workout goals, which is why knowing how to recover from one is extremely ...

Creating the Perfect Bulking Meal Plan for Winter

10/19/2016 03:33:57 AM

Winter is the time when many bodybuilders choose to add more muscle. Bulking up during winter is made easier by the fact that you are already consuming more calories, but that doesn’t mean you can eat whatever you like. Here are some things ...

How to Improve Functional Strength

10/18/2016 22:03:44 PM

As the trend of functional fitness cements itself further in the workout industry, many seek to add functional strength training to their programs. Thought to be more useful in the “real world” than more traditional forms of strength training, ...

Apple Pie Smoothie

10/18/2016 21:53:44 PM

We’ve heard time and time again to eat more fiber and yet still people fall well short of their daily goals. Just what is it about fiber that makes it so essential to our health? Fiber is probably best known for its ability to keep the body ...

9 B12 Shots Benefits

10/18/2016 21:50:49 PM

B12 is a water-soluble vitamin, meaning that it cannot be stored in the body. As such, you can easily become deficient in this important nutrient if you do not consume enough of it through your diet. Having said that, taking injections is one ...

Avoid Wrist Wraps with these Simple Grip Training Tips

10/18/2016 21:44:13 PM

Many think that grip training is only for powerlifters and strength athletes. In reality, it doesn’t matter if you train for strength, are a bodybuilder, or just work out for better health and overall fitness. Having stronger hands, fingers, ...

Why You Should Consider Hypoxic Training

10/17/2016 09:58:15 AM

As athletes are always looking for a leg up on the competition, hypoxic training is something many look into. Hypoxic training, or training in the absence of proper levels of oxygen, has been used for decades to help athletes improve performance. ...

Autumn Kale and Apple Salad

10/17/2016 09:55:41 AM

Kale is more than just a standard leafy green. Though we should know by now that leafy greens are good for overall health and well being, kale goes above and beyond the norm. In fact, kale has been labeled as the “Queen of greens” and has ...

What Is Active Release Technique?

10/17/2016 09:52:29 AM

Active Release Technique – also known as ART – was created, trademarked, and patented by Dr. P. Michael Leahy. A certified chiropractor, Dr. Leahy had been treating athletes with soft tissue disorders and was looking for a way to help them ...

How to Lean Out the Right Way

10/17/2016 09:49:25 AM

Almost anyone who spends any real time in the gym looks to drop body fat and improve their definition at one point or another. However, when they endeavor learn how to lean out, they often come across information that is incorrect, only provides ...

What to Eat After Cardio

10/17/2016 09:44:33 AM

Any strenuous exercise depletes your body. It is during the recovery phase that you can reap the benefits of your workout. A hue part of this replenishment involves nutrition. Learning what to eat after cardio can make sure that you are rewarded ...

Parkour Training Tips for Beginners

10/16/2016 11:31:13 AM

Parkour—often known as freestyle running, or just free running—conjures up scenes from movies in which people vault over parking meters, run up walls or chain link fences, and demonstrate that nothing in their environment can slow them down. ...

Bacon and Cheese Stuffed Mini Peppers

10/16/2016 11:27:07 AM

Bell peppers really don’t get the credit they deserve. Enjoyed mostly for their satisfying crunch or burst of color, bell peppers are actually extremely healthy. They are made up of over 90% water, though they do contain quite a few ca ...

What do Proteins do for the Body?

10/16/2016 11:22:21 AM

Protein is found in every single cell in the body, and plays a part in numerous processes. In all, proteins account for around 16 percent of an individual’s body weight, and make it possible for people to perform everyday activities such as ...

Learn How to be Positive with Visualization Meditation

10/16/2016 11:19:21 AM

The human brain is a pattern-making machine. It associates all of our actions with either failures or successes. If you never take the time to be still and enjoy the results of tranquility, your brain does not get a chance to associate stillness ...

Pros and Cons of a Meat Only Diet

10/16/2016 11:14:45 AM

You probably know one or more vegetarians who never consume meat; however, you may not be acquainted with anyone who follows a meat only diet. Is a diet consisting only of meat healthy, or is it simply a passing fad? Meat only diets have actually ...

Get Next Level Legs With the Russian Squat Program

10/13/2016 19:45:35 PM

Pretty much everyone knows that if you want a great pair of legs, you’re going to have to squat.  And if you want to take your squat to the next level, you’ll need a good squat workout. The Russian squat program could be exactly what y ...

What are the Benefits of Spinning?

10/13/2016 19:41:06 PM

Spinning—in the gym or fitness studio setting—refers to an indoor bicycling class that is typically led by an instructor. Spinning classes usually involve music and lights for motivation and a fun atmosphere. There are many benefits of spinning, ...

How to Treat and Prevent Hip Flexor Tendonitis

10/13/2016 19:37:47 PM

Your hip flexor muscles are responsible for helping you do everything from lift your knee to bend your trunk. They are also heavily relied on during exercise, which is why you run the risk of injuring them due to overuse. Hip flexor tendonitis ...

The Fundamental Differences Between Powerlifting vs Bodybuilding

10/13/2016 19:36:19 PM

Beginners in the gym might think that powerlifting and bodybuilding are interchangeable. After all, they both involve people who look very strong and who are probably lifting heavy weights. However, when it comes to powerlifting vs bodybuilding, ...

How to Properly Meditate

10/13/2016 19:29:51 PM

It’s no secret that meditation can help you alleviate stress, but what you may not know is that it can also help you reach your fitness goals faster. Knowing how to properly meditate is required if you are to reap any of the benefits, which ...

Strive for Progression with Darlene Adamusik

10/11/2016 18:46:00 PM

What inspired you to become a personal trainer? I actually originally wanted to be an orthodontist. However, I’ve always really been into sports and exercising. In high school I did track and field, gymnastics, played soccer, and wrestled ...

Designing the Perfect Bodyweight Circuit

10/11/2016 12:19:58 PM

Properly designed, a bodyweight circuit can be one of the most efficient and effective workouts you can do. Not only do they have the obvious benefit of not needing a gym, but they can provide tremendous amounts of strength, cardio, and athleticism. ...

Veggie Spring Rolls with Peanut Dipping Sauce

10/11/2016 09:03:54 AM

From protecting you from cancer to aiding in weight loss, including more plant-based meals into your diet are sure to bring about some positive health changes. One of the primary reasons to include more plant-based meals into your diet is the ...

What does an Adrenal Fatigue Test Consist Of?

10/11/2016 05:56:56 AM

Some doctors estimate that as many as 80% of all people suffer from adrenal fatigue at one point or another. Adrenal fatigue can lead to a variety of symptoms such as weight gain, sugar cravings, and constantly feeling tired. An adrenal fatigue ...

Look Your Best with these Aesthetic Workout Tips

10/11/2016 03:59:51 AM

While some may say they work out primarily for performance, virtually anyone who hits the gym does so, at least in part, to improve their appearance. The great thing is that little tweaks here and there can make dramatic improvements in your ...

7 Combat Strength Training Tips For the Gym

10/10/2016 14:01:30 PM

Whether you’re a competitive fighter, or just a martial arts enthusiast, these combat strength training tips can help ensure you get the most out of your body. #1 – Don’t Mix Skills Work and Strength Work Many make the mistake of tryi ...

Should I Take a Hormone Imbalance Test?

10/10/2016 09:48:56 AM

Hormones regulate every bodily function from metabolism to appetite, so it’s no wonder that an imbalance can result in a number of issues. Determining which hormones you are deficient in and in what amounts can be difficult, which is why a ...

BBQ Chicken Salad

10/10/2016 07:23:45 AM

Salads are an easy way to pack in a lot of nutrition without a lot of calories. The only problem is that salads tend to get boring, especially if you are eating the same one day after day. Spice things up and get out of that boring lunch rut ...

What Is the Grease the Groove Method?

10/10/2016 06:27:24 AM

The grease the groove method is a workout protocol that has gained a fair amount of popularity in the workout world in recent years. Used by everyone from law enforcement and military to kettlebell lifters, and on exercises from deadlifts to ...

How Many Calories does it Take to Gain a Pound?

10/10/2016 02:18:33 AM

Counting calories is something that is equally as important to those who are trying to lose weight as it is to people who want to bulk up. While counting calories is important, plenty of research indicates there is more to be concerned with ...

Overcome Your Training Struggles with Alejandro Terrazas

10/08/2016 05:33:49 AM

Why did you decide to become a personal trainer? As a person who came from South America (Bolivia to be more specific), staying active was something normal back home. I remember playing all types of sports with friends, hiking and many more ...

Sausage and Egg Breakfast Taquitos

10/08/2016 05:33:41 AM

There’s no denying the benefits of protein in the diet. A vital macronutrient to nearly every cell in the body, protein helps the body in numerous ways such as building and repairing tissue, making enzymes and serves as an important building ...

How to Improve Circulation

10/08/2016 05:32:10 AM

Poor blood circulation has been associated with everything from cold feet to an increased risk of heart disease. That’s not all, as it can also affect your ability to build muscle and get in great shape. Knowing how to improve circulation ...

Weight Training – High Reps vs Low Reps

10/08/2016 05:30:56 AM

Almost any time someone starts weight training, they’re immediately faced with one major issue – high reps vs low reps. Should they be doing sets of 3-5? 8-10? 15+? The old “bro” recommendation of “low reps to get big, high reps to ...

The Fastest Muscle Up Progression Method

10/08/2016 05:27:52 AM

Sometimes called “the ultimate upper body exercise”, the muscle up has gained quite a bit of popularity in recent years. Combining elements of both pullups and dips, muscle ups can be a demonstration of not only strength and strength-to ...

Understand the Different Types of Strength Training

10/05/2016 15:01:37 PM

Listen to almost any announce team during an American football game or a boxing or MMA bout, and you’re bound to hear the terms “strength” and “power” used interchangeably. To most, they seem like the same thing, but that’s beca ...

Bodybuilding Frequently Asked Questions

10/05/2016 14:14:32 PM

When you head into a gym for the first time, it can be overwhelming. There are so many options, and so many experts insisting that you must (or must not) do certain things. Elsewise, your progress is doomed, they say. With that in mind, here ...

How to Drop Water Weight Safely

10/05/2016 14:10:18 PM

If you have ever followed wrestling, powerlifting, mixed martial arts, boxing, or any other sport with weight classes, you may have heard about the brutal weight cuts that some of the competitors endure. They have all learned how to drop water ...

Spinach Black Bean Burgers

10/05/2016 09:46:44 AM

Beans are a healthy addition to any diet, regardless of whether you are a vegetarian or not. Packed with around 15 grams of protein as well as fiber in each cup serving, beans contain more protein than two eight-ounce glasses of milk, which ...

How to Shrink Your Waist

10/05/2016 03:35:13 AM

If you have a pair of jeans you want to get back into, or you noticed that when you sit, there’s a little more flab pushing down on your belt than you’d like, you may be wondering how to shrink your waist. It isn’t hard to do, but there ...

Change Up Your Training Style with Sebastian Grubb

10/04/2016 13:35:02 PM

What inspired you to become a personal trainer? I love movement and teaching others to move well. I was inspired as a young adult by seeing athletes and dancers do incredible things that I wanted to emulate. So I started training seriously and ...

Why it’s Important to Know your Energy Balance

10/04/2016 10:09:16 AM

Many people believe that in order to lose weight, all they need to do is count calories. That’s not necessarily the case, as energy consumed and energy expended plays a part in whether you lose or gain weight as well. As such, it is important ...

The Ultimate Leg Challenge

10/04/2016 08:33:47 AM

Almost anyone who has spent any length of time doing hard training in the gym will eventually want to challenge themselves, and it’s tough to find something more difficult than a leg challenge. An intense leg challenge will not only work ...

Where Does Protein Synthesis Take Place?

10/04/2016 06:41:40 AM

Protein synthesis provides the mechanism for muscles to repair themselves after a long, hard workout, and is essential for hypertrophy. To maximize protein synthesis, you must first understand how it works and be able to answer a few basic questions ...

Are Beans Carbs?

10/04/2016 03:49:11 AM

Beans are naturally high in protein, which helps to build muscle. They also contain lots of carbohydrates, something people who are trying to lose weight often try to avoid. Are beans carbs, protein, or a combination of both? The answer is that ...

7 Strength and Conditioning Tips

09/29/2016 10:51:58 AM

To the outsider, both bodybuilding and strength and conditioning look like “lifting weights” and “doing cardio”. However, this is not true. The main difference between the two is that the former focuses primarily on improving aesthetics, ...

Orange Creamsicle Smoothie

09/29/2016 10:50:31 AM

This orange creamsicle smoothie is an immune-boosting treat. Packed with filling protein and complex carbohydrates, it gets its immune-boosting nutrients from fresh orange juice and oranges. Its no secret that oranges are bursting with vitamin ...

What does a Herniated Disc Feel Like?

09/29/2016 10:49:04 AM

It’s not uncommon for athletes and bodybuilders to experience a herniated disc, which can quickly deter even the most dedicated individual from working out. As a result, many people ask the question,  what does a herniated disc feel like ...

How to Get a Bubble Butt

09/29/2016 10:39:40 AM

A growing trend in the fitness industry in recent years is women actively seeking out ways to build and develop a better set of glutes. Some even take it as far as wanting to know how to get a bubble butt. Both men and women can appreciate a ...

How much Protein can your Body Absorb?

09/29/2016 10:33:36 AM

A certain amount of protein is needed each day in order for your body to build muscle. Even so, protein cannot be stored in the body, meaning it must be absorbed at the right amounts at the right time if you are to notice gains. How much protein ...

Surpass Your Health and Fitness Goals with Ashley Yandle

09/28/2016 10:51:27 AM

What do you love about being a personal fitness trainer? I love that I get to help people achieve goals they never thought they would be able to. There is nothing better than doing a progress check and seeing that smile on your client’s face ...