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Why You Need To Know Your Motivation Type

Motivation: that elusive force that has the power to transform our entire lives when we have enough of it … or leave us at the edge of a plateau when we’re lacking it. And unfortunately for many of us, motivation is a touch and go experience. Some days we have a lot, while other times…

How To Eat Healthy On Road Trips, Plus My Go-To Outdoor Workouts

It’s summertime and the temps are fine … which is why it’s one of the best times to plan a road trip! And I don’t know about you, but as much as I love road trips and traveling in general, I always have the thought in the back of my mind, “Will I have access…

3 Mistakes That Stop Your Shred

We typically focus on things to add to our lifestyles in order to lose fat. And, while this is effective when we consider adding in workouts and healthy foods … I’ve often found it’s actually isolating and correcting the mistakes we don’t even know we’re making that have the biggest impact on shredding success. Here…

How To Get Motivated To Workout

Staying fired up to accomplish your goals is, frankly, one of the most challenging aspects of having a goal. I’m definitely not here to tell you this type of motivation is easy to maintain, as I’ve been there more than once. Most people see where I am now and only see the success, but the…

When Is The Best Time To Workout?

The question of what time of day is best to work out is one of the most popular questions I receive when it comes to training. I wanted to take a moment to address it here in depth, as it doesn’t actually have a straight answer! Many factors come into play when we talk training…

The Best Breakfast For Weight Loss

We’ve all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but when you’re rushing around in the morning trying to get stuff done and get ready for the day, it can be pretty easy to just skip it.  If you’re looking to lose weight, however, you’re probably going to want to re-prioritize…

The Best Chest Workouts For Men

It’s a day in the gym many men won’t be caught skipping: chest day!  Building an impressive chest is on the list of physique goals for a lot of men, which is why the bench press tends to be one of the more popular sections in the gym.  And, the benefits of training your chest…

Functional Fitness Workouts

Being jacked has its perks: you can likely bench some impressive weight, and probably squat the same on the squat rack.  However, does this strength actually translate into “real life” strength?  What I mean by this is that you can pump iron all day long and build impressive muscles with traditional weightlifting exercises, but this …

Does Intermittent Fasting Work?

If you’ve been looking for strategies to shred (and stay shredded), you’ve no doubt come across suggestions that you try out intermittent fasting (IF).  There are a lot of mixed opinions about fasting – it might sound like an extreme to some and perfectly reasonable to others. So it begs two questions: 1) is intermittent…

The Best Post-Workout Snacks

You showed up to the gym, put in the work, and now that you’re done, you’re starting to feel like you need a little refuel. So that can only mean one thing: it’s snack time!    When you’re working out hard and gunning for results, you can’t forget how big of a role your diet plays…

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