Why Less is More When it Comes to Resistance Training

Did you know that there is a such thing as too much resistance training? It’s true. It’s tempting to think that the more you do, the faster and larger your muscles will grow but that’s not the case. Here’s the thing. When you lift weights, you put stress on your body, especially when you liftContinue reading “Why Less is More When it Comes to Resistance Training”

The Importance of Sleep

With this week being the first week of Daylight Saving Time, I thought it might be a good time to refresh everyone’s memory about an important subject–sleep. It’s one of the most important things you can do to get and stay healthy. It’s a well-known fact that most of us don’t get enough sleep. AndContinue reading “The Importance of Sleep”

Health Tips You May Overlook

I was recently asked to provide health tips that people may not immediately think of. In “10 Tips to Improve Your Health Today,” I outlined a few key things to remember about sleep and eating right, and reminded readers to get an annual physical with complete bloodwork. These tips are based on my own experiences,Continue reading “Health Tips You May Overlook”

How Eating More Can Help You Lose Weight

When you decide you want to shed a few pounds, what is typically the first thing you do? Lower your calories. Eat less. Maybe you move more, too. But, what if I told you the secret might be the complete opposite of what you think you need to do?  A recent study showed that despiteContinue reading “How Eating More Can Help You Lose Weight”

5 Ways to Know You Need a Rest Day

It happens to the best of us. You’re going along fine, making it to your regular workout, eating pretty well and sleeping. Then suddenly you have an off day. Maybe you don’t drink or eat enough or something keeps you up all night. You might wonder if it’s worth trying to work out when you know you’re not 100%.

My Hard Gainer Meal and Supplement Plans

In my last post, I discussed the workouts I do, how I do them, etc. This post will focus on what I’m eating, including vitamins and supplements and how I arrived at each of them.