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Post-Workout Replenishment

If you are serious about putting on muscle tissue, then read on, if not, then I might wonder what you are doing reading this blog…. All jokes aside, post-workout replenishment is one of if not the most important meals after your workout.  You really have a small window of opportunity after you work out no longer then 45 minutes … Continue reading

Free Weights Vs. Machines, Which Is Better For Muscle Growth?

What is the first thing you see when you walk into a gym? Yes, I know weights, but be a little more specific here! You see a lot of machines, especially in the high-end gyms you see a never-ending floor of high-tech machines. What do you think the reason for this is? Why is there such … Continue reading

Low Levels Of Vitamin D Is Prevalent Amongst Americans

Did you know that in America 9/10 people were low in vitamin D, or borderline low? This really amazed me as I just could not understand why such the low levels, but it makes sense, a lot of it has to do with poor eating habits, which: 1).. you are not getting enough through diet, 2.). … Continue reading

Stretch For Optimal Results

I have to be honest with you, I never liked the idea of stretching. It was very boring, and seemed as if it was a waste of time. When you are younger, you have the mentality that you are invincible and your Mr.Tough guy, and stretching is for sissies. Truth is, stretching is very important! … Continue reading

Yes, You Should Exercise And Here Is Why!

How does increased energy, increased metabolism, improved muscle tone, better health, stress reduction, and improved self-esteem sound? Pretty darn good right? You might wonder how can exercise lead to all of this, well I will explain. Increased exercise leads to strengthening of the immune system, but again you do not want to overdo it because … Continue reading

Alcohol & Weight-Gain

 I get many questions about alcohol such as: What’s the least caloric alcoholic beverage? Can I achieve weight loss and still consume beverages? Will alcohol make me fat? Is alcohol going to affect my ability to lose weight? The list goes on, so I wrapped up the deal on alcohol, this should help whom are … Continue reading

Fast Twitch vs Short Twitch Muscle Fibers…Are You Stimulating Both?

Muscle fiber types can be broken down into two types: slow twitch (type 1) , fast twitch (type 2) . Fast twitch can be further broken down into type 2a and type 2b, but we will focus on just slow twitch (type 1) and fast twitch (type 2). An average person tends to have about 50/50 ratio … Continue reading

A Look At The Mediterranean Diet

Growing up I was around a lot of Mediterranean food. I have to tell you, when you are a little kid the Mediterranean cuisines were not my favorite. I preferred McDonalds happy meal with a hamburger and super size fries. McDonalds did away with the “super size” so it’s no longer an option, probably for … Continue reading

What Does A Good Diet Look Like?

Many people fear the word diet and automatically think of starvation or some sort of famine. Not the case at all, diet simply means what “you” eat on a day-to-day basis. I’m going to give you an introduction about macronutrients (protein, fats, carbs). Proteins– are made up of amino acids and are polypeptides that serve as a biological … Continue reading

Got Black Mica?

Ok, so I’m sure you have heard the word toxins, heavy metals, herbicides, pesticides, etc? Well if you haven’t you’ve been too busy filling yourself up with these nasty things. So what does this have to do with Black Mica? Good question! Black Mica, I like to call it a super mineral. It is extracted … Continue reading

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