April, 2016

The 3 Best Biceps Exercises for Muscle Growth

The 3 Best Biceps Exercises for Muscle Growth

Summer is here, which means it’s time for board shorts, bikinis and tank tops, so it’s no surprise that in addition to a nice set of abs, the coveted biceps really bring home the idea of a summer physique. If you’re interested in showing off toned arms this summer, here are the top three biceps […]

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5 Easy Tricks to Burn More Calories at Work

5 Easy Tricks to Burn More Calories at Work

Your metabolism is the amount of energy (calories) your body uses to maintain its weight and body composition. Your metabolism is made up of three components. The first is the basal metabolic rate (BMR), second is the thermic effect of food (TEF), and lastly, the activity and non-activity thermogenesis. Sitting at a desk at work […]

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Top 3 Chest Exercises

Top 3 Chest Exercises

Chest day—the day in which crowds of people fight over benches so they can push and press their pectorals into muscle-building growth. While the exercise selection is not necessarily as important as the overall periodization, frequency, and volume of hypertrophy training, there are definitely going to be some exercises that give you the most bang for your […]

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5 Healthy Quick & Easy Dinner Recipes

5 Healthy Quick & Easy Dinner Recipes

Eating healthy can be difficult, especially if you have specific weight loss or fat loss goals. Maintaining and adhering to a calorie deficit diet and hitting your macronutrient goals are the most important aspects of a weight loss eating plan, but this becomes difficult and psychologically stressful when your meals are bland, flavorless and hard […]

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Top 4 Glute Exercises

Top 4 Glute Exercises

It’s true, a built posterior is not only aesthetically pleasing and attractive but it is also can be an indicator for athletic performance, lower body power and strength. Unfortunately, many misconceptions about glute training exist within the fitness industry: Isolation exercises, spot reduction, training the” Glute-Ham-tie-ins and more. The truth is if you want grade-A […]

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Top 12 Foods for Weight Loss

Top 12 Foods for Weight Loss

No, consuming large amounts of certain foods will most likely not make you lose weight. It is true that certain foods have a high thermogenic effect that may minimally raise your basal metabolic rate, but eating massive amount of hot peppers will likely just give you an upset stomach. So how can certain foods make […]

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3 Highly Effective Leg Exercises You Need to Try

3 Highly Effective Leg Exercises You Need to Try

Your lower body is home to the biggest and most powerful muscles in your entire body. Your legs play a huge factor in your performance and can ultimately make or break your physique. Unfortunately, most people do not know how to properly train their lower body and an abundance of misconceptions exist. Understand Your Goals […]

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3 Healthy Tips You Should Follow When Consuming Alcohol

3 Healthy Tips You Should Follow When Consuming Alcohol

We all know that alcohol consumption is not healthy nor will it help us achieve our fitness goals. Alcohol contains an abundance of empty calories that can negate our weight loss and fat loss goals. At seven calories per gram plus the sugary content of mixers that are typically combined with liquor, a few drinks […]

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What You Need to Know About a High Fat Diet

What You Need to Know About a High Fat Diet

Obesity has reached epidemic proportions and with it a linear correlation in cardiovascular and metabolic disorders such as type II diabetes, hypertension, atherosclerosis and various forms of cancers. To monetize this trend in obesity, a diet-based industry has boomed and propagated the marketing of an abundance of lackluster dietary recommendations and fad eating trends; the […]

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6 Exercises To Help Relieve Back Pain

6 Exercises To Help Relieve Back Pain

Approximately 80 percent of Americans will have at least one bout with back pain during their lifetimes, according to the American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons. Pain in the lower back can originate from several different structures: spine, nerves, muscles, ligaments and tendons. The pain may originate in different locations and radiate depending on the affected […]

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