Not getting results? Better sleep on it…

I’m sure you’re tired of us, and others in your life, preaching the importance of getting enough sleep… But that Netflix series you’re watching is way more interesting and addicting than sleeping, maybe this will do it for you: Those who go to bed and wake up at the same time each morning are less overweight than those who don’t. This …

The hidden benefits of working out

What’s your excuse when you fall off the movement bandgwagon? Too tired? Long days at work? Have children? No have time? You’ll start next week? You aren’t seeing the results you want even when you do go? Let’s address the last one, which is surprisingly one of the more common excuses people give us: People start, and shortly after stop because …

Sleep it off champ!

Body recomposition not happening as fast as you’d like? Your sleep could be to blame! Tired of us—and everyone else in your life—preaching the importance of getting enough sleep yet? Too bad! #sorryNotSorry.  If you’re still resisting because the Netflix series you’re watching is way more interesting and addicting than sleeping, maybe this fact will do it for you: Disclaimer: There …

Why so salty bro?

Being salty does not necessarily mean acting like a raging five year old child! In this context it literally means being surrounded by eleven tons of Himalayan salt in an enclosed room. Don’t worry, just because you’re around all that salt you will not soak it up and become upset. Let’s explore the upside to being salty as hell! The …

Alcohol and training

Alcoholism = bad. A glass of wine a night = OK, maybe even helpful? Calories: Alcohol is sometimes called the 4th macronutrient, after protein, carbs and fats. So if you’re tracking macros, and not tracking your alcohol consumption, you need to start ASAP. Also worth noting, many drinks (light beers for example) will list the amount of carbohydrates, but not …

Anatomy of a back injury

I’m writing this post for several reasons.  Most days, my lower back is in so much pain that I feel it when I sneeze. I can’t sleep on my back, and I usually wake up hurting multiple times during the night after rolling onto my back. If I take a step and misjudge the level of the ground I’m stepping …

Training plateau?

Feeling a plateau? Maybe you need some personalized direction in your training Client A: Who has been here for three months on a 1RM deadlift day: she steps up to the bar, looks a bit perturbed by the ‘heavy’ weight, shrugs and then proceeds to bend down and pick the bar up with easy-to-see speed and ease. Her reaction: “Holy …