Relax, Refresh, Recharge

Have you ever felt guilty for taking a rest day? If you have, this is a reminder that 1. It is okay and 2. sometimes your body needs it, especially for those of you who do a lot of weight training.  Here are some of the reasons why you need to have a rest day:  Muscle…

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Wake Up Your Metabolism

I want to talk about reverse dieting.  Firstly, our bodies are very good at adapting. If we are eating low calories, our body learns to run on that.  However, if we are eating lower calories and want to gain muscle and lose fat, it wont happen.  We need to upregulate metabolism by increasing food and…

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Life Goes Faster On Protein

Many people talk about the post workout anabolic window and how we must eat your protein as soon as you finish your workout in order to get the best results.  Yes, I do think you should consume protein post workout but it doesn’t need to be within a certain time frame. Our body needs the…

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Live and Let Live

With Christmas coming up, I thought I would talk about how I enjoy having time off my routine but at the same time having it keeps me sane and on track. If you do not have a plan, then you don’t have a direction. Taking time off wont ruin the progress that you have made.…

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Food Is Health Care

When we are either sick or injured, we instantly think that the right thing is to drop calories. This is not the correct move. I repeat, this is not right at all. Let me tell you why. Healing physically uses up lots of energy. Infections, muscle and bone recovery use alot more extra energy. Calories…

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