"I eat only clean foods." "I don't eat any pasta or ice cream." "I only eat paleo foods." "I don't eat any processed or sugary foods." I think I've seen and heard it all, I've even tried many fads myself over the past ten years. From eating "clean", low carb, high fat, no processed foods..etc. BUT hold… Continue reading Flexible Dieting Saves Lives
It's finally time to pack up and leave for Junior Year! Since I have everything organized and ready now, I decided that I would share my Gym Bag Essentials for a good workout are as I pack them to leave for school. All of my Gym Bag Essentials will have a link to them if… Continue reading Gym Bag Essentials
Try high volume sets when strength training. There’s a big misconception about only getting stronger with lifting heavier weights and lower reps; however, high volume training increases the blood flow to the muscle allowing the muscle to get the pump and grow as well. When focusing on building muscle in the body, try split training-… Continue reading Split Training, High Volume & Muscle Gain
One of the most important parts of creating lean muscle tissue is proper nutrition! Yes, lifting can make you stronger, however, the way you treat your muscles and body is essential to making effective progress. Therefore, consuming protein within 30 minutes ("the window of opportunity") after your lift is necessary to refueling your muscles so they… Continue reading Which “whey” and why!
IIFYM is one of the best things that has ever happened to me this past year. IIFYM stands for “if it fits your macros.” Now you might be wondering what macros are, macros are the macronutrients in the foods you eat: carbohydrates, fats, and proteins. This has also been called “flexible dieting” if you’ve heard… Continue reading IIFYM, Eat your ice-cream without all the guilt…on a diet?!