1. Dietary Auto Templates- Why They’ll Never Be The Answer.

    This is something of a conundrum in the nutrition and dieting space and it’s safe to say that it’s a pet peeve of mine. Outlined below are a few of my thoughts on why auto template diets are not now, nor ever will be the answer to your health or physique goals.Auto Template Diets do not take int…Read More

  2. Competition Essentials

    For those of you weekend warriors looking to get a leg up on the competition, this will be a basic guide for the do’s and don’ts of competition prep. In this blog I’ll be covering nutrition tips as well as some simple strategies to follow. Hope you enjoy! Nutrition: If you’re a macro counter…Read More

  3. Should You Stretch Before You Workout?

    Should you stretch before working out? This is one of those things that you are going to find many different opinions on, and another question in the field on training that can be answered with “it just depends.” When I was growing up playing sports the thinking was get a little warmed up, get t…Read More

  4. Sleep: Why It’s So Important

    Sleep. We all need it but rarely do we get enough. The Mayo Clinic found that most Americans get less than seven hours of sleep per night. This may be acceptable for the average Joe who goes back and forth from his desk job day in and day out, but for someone trying to be a performance athlete in an…Read More

  5. How Obesity and Sleep Apnea Affect Pregnancy

    Most Americans are aware of the association between obesity and heart disease, heart attack, stroke, blood clots, and diabetes.  Many Americans have heard of sleep apnea and its association with obesity, which then links sleep apnea to heart disease, heart attack, stroke, blood clots, and diabetes.…Read More

  6. Why You Should be a “Flexible Dieter”

    Let me ask you a question. Are the "diets" you've been on something you can sustain for the next couple months, a year, five years? If not, you have a problem! Or, did you gain all your weight back after your diet because you followed a cookie cutter meal plan and only ate 10 different kinds of food…Read More

  7. A Better Butt = A Better Life

    Appearance, a decrease in lower back pain, increased strength, increased power, confidence, sports performance, are just some of the perks of having a better butt. So pretty much your life just gets better. So how do you get that nice backside that will make Kim Kardashian jealous? First let’s di…Read More

  8. Stress in Life and Training

    Not too long ago I came across a Mike Boyle article where Mike talked about breathing, and the importance he puts on breathing, both with his professional athletes as well as his general clients. Sure I had heard of breathing and the importance it has on exercise, but I wanted to know more. With a l…Read More