While everyone thinks they know the benefits of protein, not all sources are created equal. Strap in because we’re going to dive deep down the rabbit hole to discover the top 10 high-protein foods for lifters.
Walk into any gym at 5 am or 5 pm, and you’ll find a dedicated crew of trainees who are hard at work sculpting their bodies and building muscle. But when it comes to your workouts, which is better: mornings or evenings? Turns out the answer might surprise you…
Have you ever met a guy who claims he’s barely eating anything, yet can’t seem to lose weight? Well, it turns out he might be right. Or, he might be lying without realizing it. Find out if calories are the only thing at play when you are trying to lose weight.
Other than the immune system benefits, sleep positively adjusts your mood and brain’s regulatory centers. You might be wondering why that matters if your only goal is to get ‘mo bigger.’ Valid point, but keep in mind, eventually you will reach an age when degenerative conditions occur.
Since the dawn of time, humans have been looking for that secret “edge” that would put them ahead of the competition. Society has pitched us the idea that supplements are the “silver bullet” to muscle growth. If you’re not growing, then you’re simply not taking enough. But is that true?
If you’ve been in the fitness world for any time, you’ll notice that there’s a cycle that seems to grip dieters year-round. Thanks to marketing, the media, and the unsuspecting consumer, you’ll see people endlessly spin their wheels trying to change their body composition throughout the seasons.
Have you ever wondered why some people rely on daily Super Shakes? Well, for those who have low appetites, are short on time, struggle to eat enough, or lack time for meal prep, these snacks are liquid gold.
Pain is much more complex than we realize. Everyone correlates pain with injuries, but the data simply doesn’t support this. So, be very careful when someone tries to sell you on absolutes because human bodies are exceptionally good at defying the odds.
If you work with clients face to face, you’ll find one consistent trend – people want results and to track their progress. And one of the best ways to do this is by measuring their body fat percentage. As a trainer, you can use this as a tool to help your clients reach their goals.
Selfies and the scale don’t tell the entire story. Not only that, I’d be willing to bet that your mirror is lying to you. Measuring your body fat is one way to get an unbiased assessment, assuming you measure accurately. (220)