Getting Back to Basics

Sometimes, in our efforts to push the envelope in our training and nutrition, we tend to get away from the most basic and fundamental things. By avoiding the basics, we are neglecting the tried and true, well researched aspects of fitness and wellness, and very likely, the Holy Grail of our training. I'm guilty of…

June 3, 2019

Managing Your Time Better

168 hours. That's how many hours are in a week. No more, no less. How are you spending your time? Let's take a look at the average American, shall we? -3 hours and 40 minutes on our cellphones and tablets daily -5 hours watching the television daily -8.7 hours at work daily -34 minutes, that's…

May 20, 2019

How Should I Go About My Metabolic Training?

Metabolic training sessions can involve heavy strength training, or not. They can require lots or neural recruitment, or not. They can use complex movements, or simple ones. They can require equipment of varying types, or no equipment at all. The key is to utilize a variety of tools, techniques, intensities, durations, and movements to accomplish…

May 15, 2019

How Much Protein Should I Eat?

So, You're killing it in the gym. You've got your carbs, fats, and micronutrients on point. The next, and possibly most critical question you should be asking is... HOW MUCH PROTEIN SHOULD I BE EATING EACH DAY? You're trying to build as much lean muscle mass as possible, right? You're also trying to get lean…

May 13, 2019

Diets

Diets... Keto, Paleo, Bulletproof, Carb Cycling, Intermittent Fasting, Mediterranean Diet, I can go on... There are some basic principles that explain why diets work (or don't). We'll take a quick look here. Any program that creates a deficit of energy balance, irrespective of it's health benefits (or lack of), will result in weight loss. A…

April 1, 2019

Lessons from the Weekend

Lessons From the Weekend We are constantly learning, and we can find lessons in all our day to day experiences. After 3 days training really hard in TaeKwon Do, I am reflecting on some fundamental truths: When your brain sends you the message that you are physically tired, your physical tank still has about 40%…

March 25, 2019
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