Monthly Archives: August 2016

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Find time everyday to move your body

Find time everyday to move your body, whether that's taking the stairs at work, doing stand up meetings, or parking your car furthest away at the grocery store or even at work. I find that easy and convenient to do everyday, it amazes me that people will spend 5-10 minutes circling a parking lot just [...]

By | August 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Find time everyday to move your body

How many calories is good for a protein shake?

This is a really good question, since there are so many different protein shakes on the market, and everyone has a different fitness goal. I say different but most people are looking to do 1 of 3 things, lose weight, add muscle, or maintain. If you're looking to lose weight then you want a lower [...]

By | August 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How many calories is good for a protein shake?

Always lift before you do cardio

I see people always run into the gym just to jump on a treadmill or piece of cardio equipment for 30-40 minutes and then finish with 10-15 minutes of weight lifting. That is not the way to workout. The reason why is simple, per minute of working out, weight lifting requires more energy usage than [...]

By | August 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Always lift before you do cardio

2 pieces of equipment will do everything

If you're building a home gym, you only need 2 pieces of equipment to have everything you need to develop the body you want. These 2 pieces of equipment are a free rack or smith machine, and a interchangeable dumbbell set that goes from 0-50lbs or 0-90lbs. With these 2 pieces of equipment you have [...]

By | August 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2 pieces of equipment will do everything

As you age, stay away from jumping

As we get older, especially after our 30's our body's can't handle the physical impact it once could in its youth. I recommend doing less jumping, jumping exercises are bad on the joints. The knee, back and ankle joints take a-lot of pounding when we jump and it can make us open easier for injuries.

By | August 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on As you age, stay away from jumping

Eat so that you’re full!

Eat to be full. Isn't that the point of eating? So many people have made the term "diet" to sound horrible, like a punishment. I tell people to eat to their goals and to eat until their full off of the right foods. Your daily diet should consist of lean protein (chicken, fish, turkey, lean [...]

By | August 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Eat so that you’re full!

When it comes to losing weight is Eating or working out more important?

Ok, so you're ready to begin your fitness journey and you have your workouts together, your meal plans, and your workout attire. You're ready to go, but part of you wants to know is there a secret, is there a ...well you know short cut? Could I eat whatever I want and workout or could [...]

By | August 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on When it comes to losing weight is Eating or working out more important?

Ditch set schedules

I'm not a huge fan of having a daily set schedule for workouts and here's why. I know most people live their life on a schedule and I get it, wake up at this time, work from this time to that time and sleep by this time. The only set schedules I believe in is [...]

By | August 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Ditch set schedules