Intermittent Fasting Intermittent fasting has been steadily increasing in popularity for the last few years now, reaching a point where it has become somewhat synonymous with fat loss within the health and fitness industry. But despite this, intermittent fasting is still a very misunderstood (and often poorly implemented) concept. While there multiple different approaches to […]
Without hard work you’re not going to do much of anything in this world. Laziness is inherently evil because it wastes the talents and potential and the capacity for goodness and greatness that you have. It’s this notion of “wasting” potential by not applying ourselves that we must also apply to our training. Assuming you […]
We all want to be ripped. Success ultimately lies in finding that balance of gaining – and even maintaining muscle – while burning fat. There are a few factors in achieving this. For one, we have to get hormones like Growth Hormone and Testosterone working overdrive, while lowering levels of bad hormones like cortisol. There […]
We all want fat loss in some form or another. Even if we’re trying to add on 30-40 pounds of muscle, I don’t know too many people who just want bulky, rounded muscle. Most people want to be ripped. Am I wrong? Well here’s the thing about fat loss… Fat loss is emotional. Think of […]
Here’s how… Cardio shouldn’t take forever Studies since Tabata’s Method in 1996 have shown that short, intense bursts followed by brief rest periods do more for the body in less time than longer, steady-state cardio routines. Although steady-state cardio (longer, slower cardio) definitely still has it’s place, more can be achieved in less time with […]
Rocky Marciano 1. 100% Dedication One of the main things I’ve found with myself and clients I have worked with, is that we all have the capability to lose inches around our waste line. We start off great, maybe shedding an inch in our first week or two, then completely fall off the wagon. We […]
Everywhere I look I see “zero calorie” this and “zero calorie” that. But since when are calories the enemy? Just like much of us are focusing on weight loss rather than fat loss, many of us are just as focused on eating “no calories” and we are focused on eating “the right calories“. Calories area […]
Part II Weight training for fat loss Before I got things all figured out with my training, I’d have two different workouts, one for fat loss and one for gaining lean mass and neither of them actually worked all that well. What I’d did is what a lot of people are doing, adding reps for […]
Fat Loss vs Weight Loss … 3 part series Part 1: Eating to lose fat In the next three posts I’ll be talking about fat loss and the mentality that weight loss is the way to go. I’ll cover diet, weight training and cardio. I hear it all the time, “my goal is to lose […]
6 things I did to drop my bodyweight by 3% in less than 2 weeks, while spending only 3 hours a week in the gym. If you’ve visited this site before, you’ll know that I’m not big on long, drawn out workouts; I prefer to be in and out of the gym as soon as […]
I’ve been at the same gym for about 3 years now, and a lot of the same people are there from when I first started going. And a lot of the guys are lifting pretty much the same weight as they were 3 years ago. They’re a little chubbier, and a lot less muscular. People […]
Whether your goal is to gain lean muscle or burn fat, you can’t afford to forget about your lower body. Here are 3 reasons you should be focusing on your lower body for gaining muscle and for burning fat.
Take your fat loss to the next level, and save time while you’re at it with high intensity interval training (HIIT). The idea, like the free workout I’ve given you guys on the top right corner, is to be as intense as possible in as short of time as possible, in doing so, you burn […]
Here are 3 great advanced exercises that’ll help you strip away the fat around your belly. Do them at the end of your workout, or in between a stint of cardio. Give them a shot, good luck!
Pretty much everyone besides maybe sumo wrestlers want a six-pack or at least a flat stomach, but very few people actually know how to get it done. Here are 5 tips that’ll help you strip away belly fat.