May, 2016

4 Tips for a Flat Stomach

4 Tips for a Flat Stomach

If you’ve ever suffered from unwanted abdominal bloating, you know how uncomfortable it is when you try and fit into your clothes and how embarrassing it can be when you need to sport a bathing suit. Everyone desires a flat and toned stomach but many people are often confused about how to reduce their abdominal […]

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4 Simple Motivation Hacks You Need to Know

4 Simple Motivation Hacks You Need to Know

They say actions speak louder than words and that’s definitely the case when it comes to exercise and living a healthy lifestyle. For most of us, we know that we should be working out and have the intention to do so on a regular basis, but oftentimes lack to motivation to act on it. These […]

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3 Signs of Overtraining

3 Signs of Overtraining

Overtraining is a serious issue that can lead to injury, catabolism and a variety of other health concerns, but for the average American who works an office job and gets the minimum physical activity requirements, it is highly unrealistic to reach this point. That said, for those who have been training extensively and performing high-intensity […]

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How Sleep Helps You Build Muscle

How Sleep Helps You Build Muscle

When it comes to building muscle, many people’s first thoughts are probably spending hours in the gym lifting heavy weights and spending time preparing meals to stay on track with your diet. While this is true, one of the most overlooked variables that influences your ability to progress with your fitness and muscle-building goals is […]

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Burn More Calories with These 4 Metabolism Hacks

Burn More Calories with These 4 Metabolism Hacks

Your metabolism refers to how many calories you burn throughout the day. Your metabolism is comprised of several influencing variables such as your basal metabolic rate, the thermic effect of food, non-exercise activity thermogenesis, and the energy expended through conscious exercise or physical activity. Here are four metabolism hacks that will help you burn maximum […]

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The Benefits of High Frequency Strength Training

The Benefits of High Frequency Strength Training

What if I told you that you could double your size and strength progression in the gym just by adjusting your program? It may sound like a gimmick but science-based evidence supports the claim that high frequency weight training may be the new breakthrough in athletic performance and muscular development. The old bodybuilding routines of […]

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5 Quick and Easy Protein-Packed Snacks

5 Quick and Easy Protein-Packed Snacks

Protein is the building block of the musculoskeletal system and is essential for optimal training recovery and promotion of lean muscle mass. Most people who are engaged in strength training or high-intensity exercise will have increased needs for protein, but it can often become a chore to try and get the protein you need since […]

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4 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

4 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

If you’re one of the 186 million American adults who are weight conscious and would like to lose weight, then you have at some point struggled with the difficulty in doing so. Of these millions of adults, only 54% make an effort to consciously improve their body composition by employing methods like exercising, cutting back […]

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How to Calculate Your Basal Metabolic Rate

How to Calculate Your Basal Metabolic Rate

Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) is the amount of caloric expenditure, or energy used, when at rest in a non-digestive state. Your BMR is the largest component of daily energy expenditure and is also highly variable depending on several individual physiological factors.  Of these factors, it can be agreed that the most influential on BMR is […]

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4 Ways to Stay in Shape with a Leg Injury

4 Ways to Stay in Shape with a Leg Injury

Whether you suffered an injury while playing a sport or just were unlucky in your day-to-day activities, soft tissue sprains, strains, bumps and bruises are a common occurrence for most people and can disrupt your normal fitness or sport activities. Here are the four best ways to stay in shape while recovering from a lower-body […]

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