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Does Creatine Make You Gain Weight?

Creatine is a supplement that boasts a lot of muscle-gaining perks. But before we dig into the why’s, what’s and when’s of this power substance, let’s start at the beginning.  What you put in your body is just as critical to what you do to your body to gain muscle mass and strength.  Obvious, right?…

The Pillars of Success

Have you ever wondered what the path to success looks like? Before we get down to “the optimal path,” I want you to try something for me: Google “what does success mean?” According to Wikipedia, success is the state of meeting defined expectations, or, simply, “the opposite of failure.”  TED talk speaker and famous marketer…

Relationships Matter

You eat well. You work hard. You sleep on a schedule. You read. You give your time, energy, and intelligence to causes that matter.  At first glance, youve checked every box that matters to a healthy life. However, there’s one box you might be forgetting about (many, many of us do) and that’s relationships. Relationships,…

Tips to Organize Your Home (and why you should!)

Did you know that apparently the average American spends 55 minutes per day looking for lost stuff at home? I didn’t either, until now. And, well …damn. Do this math: that’s almost six and a half hours per week, 28.5 hours per month and a little more than 14 days per year spent seeking out…

Muscle Building 101

We talk a lot about making gains around here, and that sort of encompasses the entirety of fitness: whether your goal is shredding, putting on muscle, boosting your endurance, etc … “making gains” is making strides toward that goal. Today, I want to talk about making “actual” gains, in the form of muscle. Typical talk…

How to Get Up Early (and Why You Should)

We all know that one person … the morning person. They’re up at dawn, they’re smiling, and they seem ready to take on the world. When I was younger, and like most people who regularly slept in, I used to think when I saw these people, “someone give me some of that juice!” (Haha), Ironically,…

The Kettlebell Shortage of 2020

Of all the surprises of this year, this one was pretty up there as far as “unexpected” goes. So, we all obviously know that I’m a sucker for a kettlebell workout (haha). Seriously, hand me a single kettlebell and an open space, and I’m in on a full-body crash course to fitness.  Here’s the thing,…

Benefits of Cold Showers

The thought of stepping into an icy shower might already be giving you chills, but bear with me here when I say: if you start integrating them into your regime, your body will shortly be thanking you for it. Before we get into why, I’ll share a little background on the start of my cold…

How Often Should You Work Out?

Typically, getting started is always the hardest part when it comes to accomplishing anything.  From writing your grocery list to planning an epic event, figuring out where to begin and what to do first is the first hurdle to clear.  The same is true when it comes to developing a workout regime; you may know…

Killer Resistance Band Workouts

Resistance bands look all innocent and light, but let me tell you: resistance band workouts can be killer three times over. To begin, they’re a great starting point for beginners, providing an almost injury-free way to venture into weight training. Second: resistance bands offer an easy home workout option to keep your regular weight training…

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