The following is a guest post from Nick Smoot, a friend, strength coach, and owner of Smoot Fitness. “A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.” Einstein said that. And, it’s one of my favorite quotes because it illustrates knowledge acquisition as it relates to fitness perfectly. Most people? They spend more time reading… [Continue Reading]
A quick search on Google for “how to avoid holiday weight gain” will give you about 2.3 million results on the subject. Granted, not every single result is an article that has the same message as all the others. In fact, one might give you 10 tips while another just 5. Hell, why not 31? All jokes aside, my… [Continue Reading]
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]
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]
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).