Month: June 2017

The Truth About Pre-Bedtime Protein

Will It Help Build Muscle or Just Make You Fat? by Mike T. Nelson, PhD              Copied from Protein Before Bed: Good or Bad? There’s a rumor going around that maybe you shouldn’t eat protein before bed because it may not be effective, or worse yet, will turn to […]

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Why Weight Training Is Ridiculously Good For You

Markham Heid               Jun 06, 2017     Time Health For many, weight training calls to mind bodybuilders pumping iron in pursuit of beefy biceps and bulging pecs. But experts say it’s well past time to discard those antiquated notions of what resistance training can do for your physique and health. Modern […]

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Blood Flow Restriction

Reprinted from             A little technical – bottom line is – it works! Blood Flow Restriction: A Proven Training Technique with Multiple Muscular Benefits May 31, 2017 by Matt Mosman, MS, CISSN, CSCSS Wait a minute…. you’re telling me to restrict blood flow while resistance training?  Doesn’t that lead to […]

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Fasted Cardio

Fasted Cardio Eats Muscle – Plus 6 More Fat Loss Mistakes by Christian Thibaudeau | 10/14/16 (Reprinted from Here’s what you need to know… Most people attempting to lose fat will use diet and exercise strategies that make it impossible to preserve muscle. Fasted cardio works, but only if you’re on performance-enhancing drugs to protect […]

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What You Need to Know about H.I.I.T Training

HIIT, or High Intensity Interval Training, is a type of workout that combines short bursts of high-intensity exercise with low to moderate-intensity exercises or moving ‘rest’ periods. It is commonly understood that a well-rounded exercise routine consists of a combination of aerobic exercise, strength training and adequate rest, and utilizing HIIT training as part of your […]

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The Benefits of Strength Training

5 Benefits of Weight Training: Many individuals who exercise or are new to the fitness world feel strength training is only associated with more experienced athletes. This couldn’t be further from the truth. There are too many physical, health, and mental benefits to leave strength training out of your workout schedule.  Here is why and […]

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