Organic vs Non-Organic – Does it really matter?

Organic vs Non-Organic – Does it really matter?

When you hear of the word ‘organic’ what do you think of? Healthy? Without chemicals or antibiotics? Better for you? You might be someone who has been buying organic foods over those that are not organic in hopes that what you put into your body would be better for your health or your diet. But …

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Marijuana and Fitness

Marijuana and Fitness

Living in the first state that legalized marijuana, I am always asked the question ‘can I still get in shape if I smoke marijuana’? Is cannabis really that bad for you and does it have any effect on your fitness goals? I hope to clear up the smoke, pun intended, about this topic.   What …

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Importance of Meal Prep

Importance of Meal Prep

If you are anything like me, you hate to cook. But it is a necessary evil in order to hit your fitness goals and even surpass them. Not many people know the importance of meal prep or want to take the time to do so. But I will tell you from personal experience that meal …

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Alcohol and Bodybuilding

Alcohol and Bodybuilding

There has been much debate around the fitness community about alcohol and its relation to bodybuilding or getting in shape. So does it really have a significant impact on your ‘gains’ in the gym or is it all a bunch of hearsay? I hope to debunk the relationship that alcohol has on the body. What …

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Build Your Own Home Gym Under A Budget!

Build Your Own Home Gym Under A Budget!

Have you ever thought of creating your own home gym but you never thought you could because you are on a budget? Well I hope to explain in this article different ways you can create your own home gym for any budget! Whether that be under $100 or over $10,000, you can have your very …

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Pyramid vs Reverse Pyramid Sets

Pyramid vs Reverse Pyramid Sets

What is it? Pyramid sets are the conventional way that people like to train in the gym. Typically this involves having the first set of a certain exercise with the most repetitions and as more and more sets are performed, the reps are decreased. For example, my first set would be 15 reps, then my …

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Cheat Day vs Cheat Meal

Cheat Day vs Cheat Meal

To cheat or not to cheat. That is the question! Depending on what type of diet you are, I think cheating here and there is crucial. Not only to satisfy your food cravings but also to calm down the severity of your cravings. Now most people choose to have a full day of eating whatever …

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Low Reps vs High Reps

Low Reps vs High Reps

What is it? There has been much debate whether or not to perform a low amount of repetitions or a high amount of repetitions. Each have different positives and there are also many factors that play a role into which you should choose.   What are the differences? The majority of the population believe that …

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What is Progressive Resistance?

What is Progressive Resistance?

What is it? Progressive resistance otherwise known as overloading is one of the most common fitness protocols. In layman’s terms, progressive resistance is increasing the weight steadily overtime with every workout or every set. By doing this, your body is never allowed to get accustomed to the weight and therefore grows bigger.   What happens? …

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Importance of Hydration

Importance of Hydration

When you are sick we are all told to keep our fluids up. But what does drinking water and staying hydrated really do for our bodies? Does water really have a profound effect? In this article I hope to explain the importance of staying hydrated and drinking water. What is it? The average person’s body …

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