Protein: Your Complete Guide to a Muscle-Building Powerhouse

Protein: Your Complete Guide to a Muscle-Building Powerhouse

Most people don't think much about protein beyond what kind of burger they like or how they prefer their steak cooked.  It's more important to dive a little deeper into the subject, however, if your goal is muscle-building, and just as important for dieters as well. But where do you start?  There is so much confusion concerning protein...Read More
Crafting a Successful Squat: The Squat is Individual

Crafting a Successful Squat: The Squat is Individual

Many videos on YouTube, and much of the squat advice found online, will treat the squat with a one-size-fits-all approach.  These "squat tips" often miss the mark because the squat is not a one-size-fits-all situation. There are definite squat rules that should be followed, but squat tips must be taken with a grain of...Read More
No Gain, No Gain

No Gain, No Gain

Yeah, you read that right.   The name of the game in this muscle thing is gain.  You might say, "Obviously!"  Ah, but you'd be surprised how many folks make missteps in this game, myself included. When I first started out, I thought I knew what I was doing.  I was...Read More
Iron Will

Iron Will

It sits before you, silent.  Cold.  Indifferent.  Its unrelenting presence takes the measure of a man without saying a word.  It cares for no one.  With its power to humble you all at once, it knows nothing of personal bests.  It doesn't root for you.  It is your utterly unconcerned opponent.  Blissfully unaware of...Read More
Muscle for the Masses

Muscle for the Masses

Whether you're trying to lose weight, maintain your current weight, or just "tone-up," muscle mass is more important than you think. Muscle plays a major role in all three goals.  And as an added bonus, muscle mass can even help keep you looking and feeling younger, longer.  The key to building valuable...Read More
Killing the Cardio Bunny

Killing the Cardio Bunny

Walk into the gym on any given day and you might see the same six or seven ladies over on the treadmills. Some are sweaty and exhausted, counting down the minutes until the torturous task before them is completed. These ladies are workhorses that crack the whip on themselves day in and day out,...Read More