“Cardio is killing my gainz! I can’t make progress gaining strength and building muscle if I’m doing cardio.” WRONG – Today’s episode is all about (once again) busting the myth of cardio getting in the way of strength training progress. We’re talking about what cardio actually is, why you need to incorporate some into your life, and tips on how to do that smartly.
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4 Questions to Filter the B***S***
This week we’re filtering the bullshit of the health and fitness industry. Don’t get me wrong, I love it. But there is SO MUCH INFORMATION. Not to mention the thousands of products, programs, and services that are offered that are just downright poor quality or even harmful. We’re going to build a 4-question filter that you can use to find out if a program IS (or could be) a good fit for you.
The Science Behind Building Habits
For the last two weeks, we talked about the importance of the small, simple habits - both in nutrition and training. But what is the science behind building these habits? Luck for us, there's a large body of research behind this work and once we break it down, it can be both easy to understand … Continue reading The Science Behind Building Habits
Aim for an Effective AND Efficient Workout
How nice would it be if the time we had to spend in the gym equaled the number of exercise variations? Trick question. It really wouldn’t be super great. Who wants to spend hours and hours in the gym? Personally, I’d rather be spending time outside, enjoying a craft beer with friends, cooking a new … Continue reading Aim for an Effective AND Efficient Workout
The Number on the Scale is JUST a Number
I donate plasma and a recent experience while donating inspired today’s post. The majority of the advice and conversations regarding health and fitness make me chuckle to myself when I’m there, but this one really got me thinking. Before we get into it, let’s set up a little context. For those unfamiliar with the process, … Continue reading The Number on the Scale is JUST a Number