• Fueling Your Fitness Routine With Rest

    Priming for a Great Workout Sleep is an integral component to many aspects of your life. It gives your body time to repair and heal, and helps your brain to function properly. It also gives you a cleaner slate and more energy for all of the activities and challenges that the next day will bring …


  • Helpful Tips for Building Muscle Mass

    If you want to build muscle, you must achieve a positive energy balance. This means you have to take in more calories than you burn. It’s estimated that you need approximately 2,800 calories to build a single pound of muscle, which is necessary to support protein turnover, which is something that can be enhanced with …


  • 7 Steps for a Great Post Workout Routine

    Your workout may be done, but your work isn’t. Not quite yet. Make sure you are doing these seven things after each workout to maximize its benefits and help you reach your fitness goals.  1. Drink Plenty of Water Staying hydrated is one of the most important things you can do if you are serious …


  • Protein and Working out: What you Need to Know

    Isn’t Protein For Professional Athletes and Bodybuilders? It isn’t an uncommon sight when you walk into a gym, people are drinking protein shakes or snacking on a protein bar. The question arises, “why are they consuming so much protein?”. It isn’t as simple as bulking up, though increasing protein can help people who are working …