Chicken Recipes For Muscle Building


Everyone thinks that chicken recipes for clean eating have to be bland and disgusting, but that couldn't be further from the truth. It is very important for your food to taste good when eating clean or you will fall off the wagon. Today I present some of my favourite chicken recipes for muscle building. Baked Honey Glazed Garlic Chicken Ingredients 2 cups raw … [Read more...]

Monday Madness: Split Squat Hell


Split squats look innocent enough when you observe them, but as soon as you attempt the movement you realize that you've entered hell! Split squats do an amazing job of working your quads. Depending upon how you insert them into your workout and how you handle the set and rep scheme, you will provoke many different reactions from your body. How to Execute a Split … [Read more...]

Saturday Sharing: Get That Cardio Done!


Get that cardio done! I am sure that is something you have had issues with because most of us have. There are some people who are gifted enough with their genetics that they only have to weight train to get super lean. Most of us are not even close to that lucky and need to do our cardio for that lean look to come. It isn't some thing that just happens for us. That is why … [Read more...]

Be the Best You that You Can Be


Be the best you that you can be. That's the advice I was given when I decided to get involved with bodybuilding. it is one of the best pieces of advice ever given to me. It is the reason I love bodybuilding so much. You see, when you are trying to transform your body it doesn't matter what anyone else is doing. The only thing that matters is what you do. Compete With Yourself … [Read more...]

Tracking Body Measurements for Success


When you are travelling somewhere you can take many roads to get to where you are going. I personally use an app called Waze to cut down my driving time. When trying to transform your physique, tracking body measurements is like using Waze. We are all going to produce results--positive and negative--by the activities we partake in. If you take the time to plan then you … [Read more...]

Eat So You Hit Your Macros


Macros are extremely important in attempting to hit your fat loss goals. Macros are an often overlooked aspect. Your macros enable your diet to be healthy and nutritious. They insure that you are not leaning too heavily on one particular type of food. I often laugh because of the debate about "clean eating" vs. "If It Fits Your Macros" style eating (see Saturday Sharing: My … [Read more...]

Monday Madness: HIIT From Hell


Cardio is an extremely important element in fat loss. Today I want to talk to you about a type of cardio that will push you hard and get results--HIIT from hell! HIIT cardio is going to give you the best bang for the time you spend. The idea is that when you complete your work interval you should need some significant rest in order to be able to complete another word … [Read more...]

My Focus Journal Entry #10


This week we changed up a couple of variables--longer and more frequent cardio sessions along with a new approach to weight training. The changes produced some very positive results. Body weight: 256.8 (up 3.4 lbs) Body Fat %: 18.7% (down 1.3%) Reduced my chest by 0.5 inches Reduced my abdominal area by 0.25 inches I feel good and strong, but I am very sure I am … [Read more...]

Saturday Sharing: Showing Anger at the Gym


Showing anger at the gym has become common-place. Today I have a rant all about this problem. You see, I completely understand intensity can cause outbursts. I completely disagree with the Planet Fitness approach to training. At the same time, I don't believe our outbursts at the gym should be putting other people in danger. Take the following as an example of what I … [Read more...]