Lessons From The Gym – Why I Train

Today marks the five year anniversary since I started to turn my health around. Five years ago, just before my 21st birthday, I discovered I had an ulcer that was basically trying to kill me. My habits were a mess, and that was the result of that. I hadn’t discovered any of my food allergiesContinue reading “Lessons From The Gym – Why I Train”

Why Stress Is Ruining Your Body and What to Do About it

Diet, workout plans, and sleep are all building blocks to an impressive body. However, there’s a sneaky little thing called stress that can ruin all your gains. It’s not nearly as “sexy” to talk about as things like getting abs and cooking impressive meals, but your hormones and metabolism are extremely important to the overallContinue reading “Why Stress Is Ruining Your Body and What to Do About it”

My Lifting Plan – End of 2014

I’m keeping the rest of my plan pretty simple for the rest of 2013. All the sets will follow the same general drop sets/rest pause similar to Shortcut to Size. The main difference I’ll be adjusting is that I have to include my shoulder rehab into my program and also an extra cardio day. (WeekContinue reading “My Lifting Plan – End of 2014”

10 Things You Must Accept on Your Journey of Strength

1. You must dedicate yourself to your own journey. For many of you, it will only be you on your path. Sure, it’s nice to have a friend along on your journey, but you can’t rely on other people to guarantee your success. It’s hard to be alone, doing your own things, but understand youContinue reading “10 Things You Must Accept on Your Journey of Strength”