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How To Get Better Sleep

If you’ve ever endured lack of sleep for more than a couple nights, you probably realized pretty quickly that sleep is essential for, well … everything. Not only will your performance and gains suffer from lack of sleep, but so will your mental health, emotional resilience, and even your immunity and ability to lose weight….

The Best Protein Powder For Gains

When you’re faced with a wall of protein powder options, decision fatigue becomes all too real. How do you choose between so many options? And, more specifically, how do you choose a powder that will actually encourage muscle growth, vs. just adding more calories? Since there are virtually endless amounts of different powders out there,…

How Should I Eat?

We all know that to start making progress toward our physique, health, and fitness goals … we need to “watch what we eat.” I know (especially as a beginner) this recommendation can seem vague. “Watch what I eat? Sure, I’m looking at my food before I eat it! Now how do I watch my consumption…

How Long Does It Take To Build Muscle?

Your gym bags are packed, your mindset is lit, and you’re ready and waiting for the ‘Swole Train. And that is a beautiful place to be! However, a part of you is wondering what to expect on this journey: you want to pack on the muscle as quickly as possible, but you’re not even sure…

What Should I Eat?

The question of questions: What should I eat to stay healthy, lean, strong, and energized? It seems like this would have a simple answer (and truly, it does), but advertising and the barrage of “diets” we’re confronted with every day online and even on tv and billboards can easily muddy the waters of “what diet…

How to Help Sore Muscles

If you’re reading this, it’s likely you rolled out of bed this morning … and man, did it hurt! Trust me, I’ve been there, and have dealt with muscle soreness after a workout that was so intense that it woke me up in the middle of the night when I rolled over. Luckily, those days…

Benefits of Stretching and Mobility Work

Often, stretching and mobility work are not at the top of our priority list when it comes to training. However, you should know that all of the things that are currently at the top of your list (burning fat, building muscle, increasing performance) depend immensely on your ability to move properly. And what does it…

The Unbelievable Benefits of Meditation

Chances are, you’ve heard many people tout how great meditation is for nearly everything. Because of this, perhaps you tried it a few times and were discouraged, or perhaps you dismissed it as “woo-woo” (been there) … but I’m here to give you some epic reasons why you may want to give it another try….

Vitamin Sunshine: The Amazing Benefits You Need To Know About

That’s right. That light in the sky we love so much contains much more than just golden rays: it contains crucial elements we need to synthesize and extremely important hormone in our bodies: Vitamin D. Vitamin D, which is actually a hormone but is nicknamed, “the sunshine vitamin,” is responsible for so much more in…

The Benefits of Massage for Training

When we think of getting a massage, we typically think of a nice candle-lit spa with essential oils and calming music playing (perhaps on a vacation) … but there’s a whole lot more to massage than that.  Beyond a soothing relaxation technique, getting regular massages can actually make a big difference in your training, both…

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