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Are Supplements Like BCAA’s and Pre-Workout Worth it?

Supplements are always tempting, am I right? As humans, we are naturally wired to look for more efficient routes to achieve our goals … and supplements are like a dangling carrot that whispers: “I can get you there, faster.” However, is this true, especially when it comes to performance-boosting supplements like pre-workout and Branched-Chain Amino…

Why You Should Work Out With A Steel Club Or Mace

While steel clubs and maces might sound like medieval bludgeoning tools, I can assure you … that, okay, they feel a little medieval, but they’re actually highly functional, modern workout tools! In fact, the benefits of these primal pieces can’t be understated. What Are Steel Maces And Clubs? Different variations of clubs and mace-like tools…

Should You Work Out Twice A Day?

Ramping up your regime to two-a-day sessions seems like the next logical step if you’re looking to lose fat faster, or hit more muscle groups more times per week. However (and this is a big however): one of the most important things to remember when it comes to fitness, fat loss, and health in general…

Can Adaptogens Improve Your Performance?

It’s no exaggeration when I say there are literally hundreds of supplements to choose from in your local health food store … and this doesn’t even touch the surface of the thousands more you can find online. Because of this, it’s easy to get overwhelmed when wondering which ones truly have something substantial to offer…

When Your Body Gets Bored: How To Break Through Plateaus

Ah, the dreaded Plateau. You know, as much as we hate it and feel like we’re the only one’s experiencing it, the reality is: nearly everyone deals with The Plateau at some point (and even multiple times) during their fitness journey. So remember: as frustrating as they can be, you’re not alone in your struggle,…

Cardio: Best Before or After Training with Weights?

Cardio, cardio! Where art thou, cardio? Well, we know where cardio is (waiting for you to get up and get on it!) … but a good question I get often is when is cardio? Before or after your strength session? Here I’m breaking down the “when” of cardio, along with my personal cardio strategy. First…

Carb Cycling And Who Can Benefit From It

We’ve had low-carb, we’ve had keto, we’ve had carnivore … and the list goes on of diet regimes you’ve probably heard circling ’round the health sphere. But the list doesn’t stop there: lately, carb “cycling” has become somewhat of a trend, and not for terrible reasons. Many claim it can help boost the fat loss…

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…

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