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Do Energy Gels Work: What You Need-to-Know

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Do Energy Gels Work: What You Need-to-Know

What is energy gel? If you’ve ever watched or have been exposed to activity that requires a lot of endurance, you’ve probably seen athletes squeeze oddly shaped packets into their mouths and throw them to the ground. Inside these packets contain a gooey substance commonly referred to as goo, but marketed in the industry as […]

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Top 10 Superfoods You NEED To Have In Your Life!

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Top 10 Superfoods You NEED To Have In Your Life!

Powerhouses of the Food World! A lot of people would agree that choosing to eat healthy foods over high-fat fast foods is part of being a “responsible” adult—all the hassle it could possibly bring included! Imagine stepping into a supermarket and seeing thousands of labels screaming good health claims: Zero trans fat! Whole grains! Get […]

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Exercises for the Office: Staying Fit on the Job!

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Exercises for the Office: Staying Fit on the Job!

Part I – No Gym, No Problem: Staying Fit at the Office I know you’re not reading this on company time, but if you are, make sure to have that spreadsheet ready to maximize from your toolbar. And speaking of tools, this article will give you some tools you can implement to avoid many of […]

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Top 5 Best Cardio Workouts Without Cardio Machines

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Top 5 Best Cardio Workouts Without Cardio Machines

Cardio Machine or Not to Cardio Machine? While many of you will find that cardio machines at your local gym are ideal for helping you achieve your cardiovascular and weight loss goals, mostly because of convenience, some of you will certainly find that these machine based workout routines eventually get very stale and before long […]

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Addictive Foods and Why You’re Addicted

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Addictive Foods and Why You’re Addicted

Betcha Can’t Eat Just One! Have you ever heard or seen the slogans “Betcha can’t eat just one” or “Once you pop you can’t stop” and have you ever wondered why they were so true? Let’s be honest, has anyone ever opened up a bag of chips and eaten just one? It would be astounding […]

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Organic vs. Non-Organic Produce: What’s the Difference?

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Organic vs. Non-Organic Produce: What’s the Difference?

Is there a difference between buying organic and non-organic produce? How many times have you stared at organic apples and regular apples and wondered what the difference was? There have been several debates about whether organic produce is actually better or if it’s merely a scam to get consumers to purchase more expensive fruits and […]

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Myofibrillar vs. Sarcoplasmic Hypertrophy: Think Small to Get Big!

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Myofibrillar vs. Sarcoplasmic Hypertrophy: Think Small to Get Big!

Think Small to Get Big! When you think of getting bigger muscles, you tend to think of just the outer appearance of the flesh covered muscle increasing in size until it makes that impressive massive bicep. However, just as scientists needed to study matter down to its sub-atomic structure to create the incredible power of […]

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Top 5 Worst Foods You Can Consume

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Top 5 Worst Foods You Can Consume

Five Foods You Are Better Off Avoiding While there is always going to be a debate when discussing which foods are the worst for you, there is no denying that avoiding certain foods altogether is the best course of action if you’re trying to maintain your health & fitness or achieve a weight loss goal. […]

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Are Negative Food Associations Ruining Your Progress?

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Are Negative Food Associations Ruining Your Progress?

Negative Food Associations The majority of fitness enthusiasts and dieters have been there. The point where your diet seems to being going perfectly according to plan and then BOOM it happens.  You have an unplanned cheat meal which leads to feelings of guilt and regret that completely take over. In an instant, all the positive […]

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The Three Forgotten Pillars of Optimal Health

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The Three Forgotten Pillars of Optimal Health

Reaching Your Maximum Potential Sure, nutrition and exercise are an essential part of maintaining good health, but you only attend to them a few hours of your day. There are three things you can control, not only in the gym, but every waking moment of your day, that will determine the quality of your life. […]

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Overcoming Workout Plateaus: What You Need to Know

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Overcoming Workout Plateaus: What You Need to Know

Overcoming A Workout Plateau: Adapting to Thrive If it’s been a while since you’ve seen any significant results from your current workout program, it may be time to reevaluate and reassess your approach. Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced in whatever type of training you do, we all have one thing in common—we […]

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Speed & Endurance Training: Taking it to the Next Level

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Speed & Endurance Training: Taking it to the Next Level

Improving Your Fitness Through Speed & Endurance Training You’ve built your foundation of fitness. Your pulse rate is down, you’ve dropped some pounds and you’re noticeably stronger, leaner and more flexible. Now you’re ready to take your training to the next level – developing your speed and endurance. Speed and endurance mark the difference between […]

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How to Get Lean Fast with Interval Training

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How to Get Lean Fast with Interval Training

Get Lean Fast with Interval Training: Lose Fat While Saving Time The next time you’re watching the Olympics or World Cup or any sport for that matter where the athlete’s sport requires them to primarily perform short bursts of exercise of less than 60 seconds, notice how muscular and lean those athletes are. They all […]

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What You Need to Know About Sugar

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What You Need to Know About Sugar

Is Sugar Bad? With obesity and diabetes on the rise it’s no surprise that no sugar diets are becoming increasingly popular with both celebrities and the general public alike. As many of you know already, sugar, or sucrose, is broken down into simple sugars glucose and fructose in the body. An elevated blood concentration of […]

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