IIFYM: How to Eat What You Love & Still Lose Weight

IIFYM: How to Eat What You Love & Still Lose Weight

Raise your hand if you've ever banned a particular food from your diet.  A food that gets you into trouble every time because once you start eating it, you just can't stop. Have you ever successfully given up that one thing for good? Yeah, me neither. After successfully avoiding that...Read More
7 Tips to Ease Your Fitness Frustration

7 Tips to Ease Your Fitness Frustration

Making a commitment to fitness is a big deal.  After all, you are improving yourself.  If you're anything like me, you go into new situations with preconceived ideas and high expectations of success. Talk about pressure.  Getting fit is hard enough without putting unnecessary stress on ourselves. While I can't...Read More
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
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 the key to building valuable muscle mass is resistance training, a.k.a. weight training. From the added bonus of burning more calories...Read More