IIFYM. If you’ve been a fitness enthusiast for long enough, there’s a good chance that you’re already quite familiar with that acronym. (And if you’re not familiar with IIFYM, it basically means “If It Fits Your Macros”). The other phrase that’s commonly interchanged with IIFYM is “flexible dieting”. With its popularity continuously growing — and… [Continue Reading]
In a few days, I’ll be getting on a one-way flight out of Chicago to head to California — my first stop before taking another one-way flight to Asia where I’ll be traveling for the first half of 2016. For the first time in my life, I’ll be homeless. Carless. Jobless. My whole life will… [Continue Reading]
What if I told you that almost everything you were taught about nutrition was insignificant? What if I told you that only a few things actually mattered, and that practically everything else yields very little results? You see, we live in a world where almost everything is worthless; only a small number of things are… [Continue Reading]
There’s a reason why your last fitness program didn’t “work”. Or if it did “work”, there’s a reason why you regained the weight that you lost and went back to square one. But before I get into that, think about this for a second: with all of the new resources, tools, gadgets, and “game-changing” apps… [Continue Reading]
A common excuse for a lack of physical activity and exercise is “I’m too busy.” And, that makes sense doesn’t it? Most of us have jobs, classes, children, families, friends, hobbies, and a million other things that are all tugging at our most prized and precious commodity: time.
Bodyweight exercises are not just for beginners. They’re great for building size and strength for people of all fitness levels. When incorporated properly into a workout, bodyweight exercises can be great complements to any weight lifting program. In addition, they are natural movements that minimize strain on the joints and tendons. Here are my nine best bodyweight… [Continue Reading]
Ahh, alcohol. For most of us, drinking is a part of life. It’s the one thing in this world that makes people more interesting, social events more fun, and gets more people laid. Although drinking alcohol can actually be healthy, it can also cause a lot of damage (and yes, I also mean that in… [Continue Reading]
I almost punched someone in the face when I saw that post on my Facebook feed (because yes, I sometimes waste a good amount of time on Facebook).
The other day I was browsing through the Fitocracy feed and saw a post from a user who was freaking out about what rep range she should use. After reading her post, I just had to say something. This was my response…
Every single day in 2014, I recorded a video and put it all together to make one montage. Yes, all 365 days. I got the concept from a TED video I watched sometime in 2013 and told myself that I’d do it when the new year hits. The idea is that you would record one video a day,… [Continue Reading]