The Quickest and Most Effective Way To Get A Six Pack

If you clicked on this article its because you’re looking for a quick fix right? An easy way to lose weight and get the six pack you’ve always wanted…. or maybe used to have back when you were younger and in shape. Well Im here to tell you first off that a six pack willContinue reading “The Quickest and Most Effective Way To Get A Six Pack”

4 Ways to Maximize Your Metabolism

A couple of weeks a go I attended a “How to maximize your metabolism: Reverse Dieting” seminar at the Arnold Sports Festival. At this seminar there were credible individuals that I personally look up to in the fitness industry, each of them has a Master’s or is obtaining their Masters’ in dietetics or exercise physiology.Continue reading “4 Ways to Maximize Your Metabolism”

Things to Consider Before You Decide to Compete

Show Day. It’s alluring in all aspects. Your tan, make-up, hair, your physique, and the constant gratification of people telling you that you look amazing. It’s easy to get caught up in all the hype of show day. Its ONE day and about 10-20 minutes of total stage time if you’re lucky. ONE day you’veContinue reading “Things to Consider Before You Decide to Compete”

How to Count Net Carbs

Simple answer: YOU DON’T Here’s why. You’ve probably walked through the grocery store and noticed a loaf of bread claim that is has 5 Net Carbs on the front label. You think to yourself “Wow only 5 carbs for a serving of bread!? Sign me up!” FALSE this is simply a sales marketing ploy toContinue reading “How to Count Net Carbs”

The Best Type of Cardio for Fat Loss

For  those of you that don’t already know, this past May I graduated with my Master’s Degree in exercise physiology from Illinois State ( Go Redbirds!) and also completed my undergraduate degree in exercise science. My thesis topic was spent looking at how dietary intake/composition effects fuel metabolism during increasing intensity aerobic exercise. In layman’sContinue reading “The Best Type of Cardio for Fat Loss”

The Best Post-Workout Nutrition for Recovery

During a workout you expend energy by using up the fuel in your muscle known as glycogen stores, as well as breaking down your muscle fibers. So, the goal for post workout nutrition is to repair those damaged muscle fibers and refill your glycogen stores as quick as possible. This leads to a decrease inContinue reading “The Best Post-Workout Nutrition for Recovery”