Balance Your Workouts to Balance Testosterone

Testosterone is a wonderful hormone when it is doing what it’s supposed to do. These benefits include increases in strength, muscle mass, power, speed, cognitive function, energy and libido, and decreases body fat.  However, when testosterone isn’t optimized, you get the opposite effects. You training […]

Read More »

Coffee: sin or savior?

Coffee is a highly debated beverage. Civilizations have consumed coffee for thousands of years. Other than water, it may be the most consumed beverage in history. So is it good or bad?  In short, it is good, but you do have to be careful.   […]

Read More »

Add Split Squats for Better Structural Balance

If you tend to use the same exercises all of the time, then there is a good chance that you have developed some structural imbalances. Structural imbalance is a generic term that describes a large variety of imbalances. These imbalances can occur between the muscles […]

Read More »

Is Sea Salt Really that Special?

There is a lot of hype out there about sea salt right now. Some of it is true and some of it is not. The truth is that you typical white sea salt is really no better than your traditional white table salt. In fact, […]

Read More »

Squat deep for better results

Everyone is afraid of the deep squat. Actually, many are afraid of the squat period. But it is the king of all exercise. The back squat activates more muscle per rep than any other single exercise. The deep squat activates even more than the parallel […]

Read More »

Lift for structural balance and get better gains

Tip of the week: Lift for structural balance Your body is an adaptive machine. But there is one thing that will always inhibit its ability to adapt: its desire for homeostasis. From Wikipedia: “Homeostasis is the property of a system that regulates its internal environment […]

Read More »

Don’t eat too much protein in one sitting: Myth or fact?

Overview Any one that has hung out in the gym for more than 5 minutes has probably heard that you can only absorb about 25 grams of protein in one meal. So is it true? I learned this in college, and have taken it as […]

Read More »

Manage Back Pain with Weight Training

Many people with back pain avoid lifting in fear that they will further their injuries – however, in most circumstances they are furthering the problem by not lifting. Occasionally, avoidance of certain exercise is warranted, but only temporarily. The spine is incredibly unstable – the […]

Read More »

Feel the Burn to Drop More Pounds

As lactic builds up in your system, your body begins to make and release large amounts of Growth Hormone and Testoseterone. This effectively lowers insulin levels, raises leptin levels, and cues body fat to be released for energy. There are several ways to build up […]

Read More »

Tactics for Big Strength Gains

In your traditional exercise, like the bench press, there are three types of muscle contraction: 1.Concentric a.The concentric contraction is the one that we are all familiar with. This motion occurs when you contract a muscle to lift the weight up. 2.Isometric a.You may be […]

Read More »
Page 50 of 57« First...102030...4849505152...Last »

Blogroll

  • Exercise Videos search for videos of a specific exercise or look for new videos to add variety to your workouts.
  • Mendeley Research Library See what I have been reading lately. This is agreat link for research on fitness, weight loss, diet, exercise, supplements and health.

Exercises

  • Exercise Videos search for videos of a specific exercise or look for new videos to add variety to your workouts.

Research

  • Mendeley Research Library See what I have been reading lately. This is agreat link for research on fitness, weight loss, diet, exercise, supplements and health.