Not every workout needs to occur at a gym, take 60 minutes, or even require any equipment. When I’m on the road, whether for business or pleasure, finding a fitness facility isn’t top priority. Or if I’m at home and tied to my desk, I’m not going to stress about getting dressed and ready to […]
Muscle-building research isn’t always about people who love to build muscle. The year was 2004. The quote came from one of my esteemed professors at the University of Colorado during a late-night statistical analysis. Back then, I was just a young “professional research assistant.” Translation: I was helping write grants, designing experiments, running tests, and […]
Think you’re ready to be your own trainer and create your plan? Avoid the 5 biggest workout mistakes and you’ll be ready to build more muscle and burn fat.
When I was 26 years old I almost made a huge mistake. I was tired of the hype, the false realties, and what appeared to be a lack of transparency about an important aspect of life. I sucked at love. You see, by that admittedly young age, I had already made enough mistakes—and been crushed […]
Rumor has it the average American eats around 4,500 calories on Thanksgiving. Remember that number for a moment. Let’s say you wanted to “undo” the damage of the meal. According to researchers at Southern Main, the average weight training circuit of 8 exercises completed in 8 minutes (when performed at a high-intensity with minimal rest) […]
If you had all the time in the world to do whatever you want in your job, what would it be? The question was recently presented to me during a seminar. I had just finished discussing what a typical week entails—from writing articles, to editing stories for magazines and online, consulting with businesses, writing books, […]
Oftentimes we view fitness and diet plans as a selfish priority. We train our bodies. We feed our bodies. And we sometimes push ourselves outside our comfort zone so that we can look and feel better. (Note: Being healthy does not mean being uncomfortable; but for some, it does mean changing habits—and that process is […]
Fitness frustration is caused by a flaw in the health system. But a simple shift in mindset can help you achieve any goal, from weight loss to muscle gain.