You might think your inability to stick with a plan comes down to a lack of motivation, or maybe even a fundamental lack of willpower. But, willpower isn’t what is holding you back. After years of coaching people as a personal trainer, I’ve discovered that most people struggle to maintain their momentum because they ignore one simple rule.
For years, I’ve been saying there is no magic pill. But, maybe I was wrong… here’s why.
Even though we don’t have much control over many things in life, focusing on what we do control — like looking up — can completely change the direction of your life.
It’s true that somewhere around 30 grams you will maximize muscle protein synthesis (the process of using protein for building muscle), but that’s not the only reason to eat protein. And, if you eat more than 30 grams in a meal, there are many additional benefits to eating more beyond muscle protein synthesis.
Taking every set in your workout to complete exhaustion might be a big mistake. Training to failure can build muscle and strength, but only if done right.
What’s best: whey protein concentrate, isolate, or hydrolysate? This article breaks down the differences to help you understand what’s best for you.
13 ways to get more energy so you can power through your workouts, feel more productive, and make the most of each day. No caffeine required.
If you’re going to unlock all of the real benefits of intervals and high-intensity exercise, then you need to pay close attention to how you apply HIIT training to your life. Don’t fall into the trap of applying this great technique the wrong way. Here’s how to make sure you see the benefits and none of the downsides.
Do squats hurt your back? What about pain in your knees? This pain-free approach will fix your squat, increase strength, and prevent injury.
Here are three simple nutriton tips to help you figure out what actually works and what might work best for you.
After 20 years of helping people improve their diets, the “earned dessert” approach might be the smartest formula I’ve found. Here’s why.
Why I love it: For starters it is delicious. Summer is peak season for many fruits. You can get creative and use almost any fruit from your Farmer’s Market haul—watermelon, cantaloupe, strawberries, peaches, honeydew, etc. The prep: Just chop and freeze. Ingredients 2 cups frozen watermelon cubes 1 lime 1/4 banana, fresh or frozen 1/4 […]