Athletes- Solid Diet For Solid Performance

Nutrition has been one of the most overlooked aspects of performance sports for a long time. It’s unfortunate that most people only get into the nutrition aspect of the game when they want to change their physique or weight class. Even if someone isn’t trying to change their body composition it is still something that […]

New Year’s Resolution Weight Loss

We’re almost at the mid-point of December and January 1st will be here before we know it. In this industry that means a lot of people are going to be taking another shot at getting in shape. There’s nothing wrong with making a new year’s resolution to change your life and lose weight but there […]

The Brain and Overtraining Syndrome

Rest time from training is unfortunately something that has been pushed to the side for a lot of lifters.  There is all that “hardcore” talk about overtraining being a myth.  Not taking rest time somehow means you’re more dedicated.  I’m not talking about 1 or 2 rest days a week either.  I mean prolonged rest […]

Caffeine Can Slow Progress

Athletes use caffeine as an ergogenic aid for performance, focus, and fat loss.  There are countless studies that prove it’s effectiveness for increases in power output, mental alertness, and the increased rate of metabolism.  But the effects of caffeine really aren’t that simple.  Actually that’s just a piece of it’s effects on the individual.  Caffeine […]

Motivation Accomplishes Nothing

Motivation.  An entire industry has been created around that one word.  Motivational speaking, books, YouTube channels, audio sets, you name it.  So many ridiculous ideas have flowed out of that industry.  “The Secret” for example.  It motivates by telling you that some invisible force opens the doors of the world to you if you just […]

Why do you do what you do?

Motives.  We all have them and they shape nearly everything we do.  The problem is, many times we aren’t even aware of what they are.  They work from our subconscious and negative motives can either set us onto a path we shouldn’t be on or corrupt the one where we belong.  Knowing your motives for […]