Monthly Archives: December 2019

a weird reason why you can’t see muscle gains

We want to see muscles, it’s that “toned” look that everyone wants. It’s no surprise that fat covers muscle, which is one reason why you may not see your beautiful, shapely triceps. Another reason you may not see muscle definition, is that you may not be drinking enough water. Famous physical therapist and strength coach […]

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the one person you forgot to get a gift for

I think I’m all ready for the holidays, when I realize that I forgot to get someone a gift, then panic sets in. We’ve all been there, but this gift that you put aside, or have been meaning to get, but you keep forgetting, is for you! It’s okay to get yourself a gift! This […]

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the ball stretch for tight chest muscles

We were made to be mobile, but technology has us bound to chairs in front of computers, where we get stiff and battle pain. Weight lifters get tight chests from chest presses, push-ups, and chest flyes, so releasing tension with this simple ball press is good for them too. In the YouTube video below, I […]

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Should you avoid coffee since it increases blood sugar?

As a type 1 diabetic, making sure my blood sugar is in a safe range is something I have to monitor every day, so when I read that coffee increases blood sugar levels, I wanted to know how much it increased my blood sugar. To find out how much drinking iced coffee increased my blood […]

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How intense do your workouts need to be to lose weight?

You don’t need to work out so hard that you end up puking, feeling nauseous, or, are in pain. Any certified personal fitness trainer that puts you through a routine like that, and knows how you feel, isn’t adjusting the workout to fit your current strength and cardiovascular level. Pain, nausea or vomiting, is your […]

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30-day weight loss challenge for serious results

If your new year’s resolution is to decrease bodyfat, increase muscle and clean up your eating habits, this kickstart challenge will produce fast results in just 30 days. It includes: bodyfat test diet book healthy, dairy-free recipes, emailed to you customized exercise program design one-on-one diet analysis diet and exercise worksheets personal training sessions at […]

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Standing is bad too. What to do.

By now, everyone has heard that sitting is really bad for us because it puts excessive pressure on the low back, reduces mobility in our hips and spine, causes stiffness, and puts our head, neck and shoulders in a forward position that causes pain and unnatural rounding. So, a lot of people have elevated their […]

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How to increase your pull-ups for a stronger back

I used to only be able to do 1 ½ pull-ups, and that was after eight years of lifting weights consistently! In less than a year, I increased my pull-ups from 1.5 to 10. Here’s how I did it. Perform as many pull-ups, for me that was 1-2, and then quickly get on the assisted […]

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how many times a day should you eat for weight loss

It’s advised to eat every 2-3 hours to keep your metabolism up, but how many times a day you should eat depends on many factors. For instance, many bikini competitors eat six times a day. There’s a lean bodybuilder at my gym who tells his clients to eat ten times a day. An popular female […]

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