Monthly Archives: January 2019

Overnight Blueberry-Oat Smoothie

No time to make breakfast? You can make this the night before, or just before you leave, and just pop in the blender for a fast, tasty and healthy breakfast. Overnight Blueberry-Oat Smoothie ¼ cup dry toasted oats 1 cup Calafia Farms toasted coconut almond milk beverage 2 teaspoons chia seeds 1 scoop vanilla protein […]

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correlation between strength & flexibility

Weight training is the best modality for muscle growth, but lifting weights shortens muscles and makes us less flexible. Oddly enough, flexibility and strength work together. “With extremely poor flexibility, strength is not gained as quickly compared with individuals with normal flexibility.” Research has shown that if an opposing muscle group has limited flexibility, like […]

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Foods to sleep & foods to wake up

We know that foods like coffee and chocolate are a great pick-me-up because they contain caffeine, but protein is also a great energizer. A breakfast with eggs and coffee or green tea, skip the bagel, will help wake you up, unlike waffles, donuts, or pancakes, which will spike your blood sugar, and drag you down. To […]

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bench press – what not to do

I see guys at the gym pushing heavy weights on the bench press with incorrect form all the time. Not only does this look silly, using improper form sets you up for shoulder injuries, pec tears, pain, and limited strength. Here’s what not to do: Don’t lift your head up as you push the weight […]

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