Training Tips for the Gym Keep a Training Journal/Log: By using a journal to document your bodybuilding journey you can objectively and accurately assess your progress, identify trouble spots or areas of opportunity and plan realistic solutions to address those… Read More ›
Overtraining: One topic that seems to be avoided in the bodybuilding world more often than not is the topic of Overtraining. Some experts have estimated that at least 90% of all bodybuilders are in a constant state of overtraining. Most… Read More ›
Coconut Oil – Health Benefits
Coconut Oil It is a common misconception that coconut oil is bad for you. People all over the world are experiencing the healthy benefits of using coconut oil. It is actually one of the healthiest oils you can consume. Here… Read More ›
Lunges – Building Upper Leg Muscles
As a personal trainer I am frequently asked how does the walking lunge differ from the stationary lunge – is one better than the other for leg development? Answer: The walking lunge works the same muscles as the stationary lunge, but the… Read More ›
When Should You Change Exercises?
Beginners make fast progress, even when doing the same workout week after week. Therefore, they should keep the same routine as long as that routine is producing results. Changing things too frequently creates negative interference, slows motor learning, and prevents… Read More ›
Specific Training Tips to Break The Plateau
Specific Training Tips Incline to Build Your Chest: One of the number one pec builders is bench presses at 30 degree incline. Using proper form and feeling the stretch in your chest as you slowly lower the weight is very… Read More ›
Nutrition – A Key Element in the Sport of Body Building
Nutrition in Body Building Some say nutrition is 80 – 85% of the success of the bodybuilding sport. This is probably the biggest component that unfortunately receives a plethora of mixed messages or is driven by the supplement marketing companies… Read More ›
Oatmeal With Cashew Milk (Creamy, Gluten Free Yumminess!)
Ingredients: 1 cup gluten-free oats 1 1/2 cup cashew milk (1/2 cup cashews + 1 cup water, left to soak for 6 hrs) 2 Tbsp. chia seeds 2 Tbsp. raisins 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 1/4 tsp. vanilla banana… Read More ›
Macaroni and Cheese With Cauliflower
– great comfort food … this will warm you up on the inside and is perfect for the whole family Serves 6 Hands-On Time: 15m Total Time: 40m Ingredients • 12 ounces multigrain elbow macaroni • 1 head cauliflower, roughly… Read More ›
Avocado Dip – Low Fat/High Protein
This is a great healthy alternative to the standard guacamole recipe. Creamy, tasty & good for you! What’s not to love!! 😀 Ingredients: 2 sliced avocados 1/2 red onion, minced (about 1/2 cup) 2 tablespoons cilantro (leaves and tender stems),… Read More ›
Vaccines for adults: Which do you need?
Vaccines offer protection from various types of infections and diseases, from seasonal flu to diphtheria. Understand which vaccines adults need and when to get them.