How Music Motivates Me During Training

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To me music is essential to a good workout. It is just as important to me as the pump or the time in the gym itself. In today's article I want to explain exactly how music motivates me during training. Shut Out the World A gym is generally a very loud place and it is generally playing some very loud, generic music. When I plug in my headphones and turn on my favourite … [Read more...]

Beef Recipes for Muscle Building

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I happen to love beef. It is an amazing protein for building lean muscle. I eat as much beef as I am able to, but I use lean beef. Here are some recipes to help you do that. Taco Salad Ingredients 1 lb Lean ground beef 1 Onion, chopped 1 cup Water 1 large head Romaine lettuce, chopped 2 Tomatoes, chopped 1 cup Low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded 1/4 cup Catalina dressing … [Read more...]

Monday Madness: HIIT Harder for Fat Loss

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HIIT cardio is heralded as the best way to burn fat without doing hours and hours of cardio. I would have to agree with all of the kudos given to HIIT cardio, but I feel most people do not do it correctly. In today's Monday Madness I am going to take a look at the 5 ways you can HIIT harder and increase your fat loss. The HIIT Cardio High Interval Should Almost Kill You When … [Read more...]

Revisiting Why I Like Budget Gyms

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Not that long ago I shared a rante on why I like budget gyms. I am revisiting those comments because I have slightly changed my opinion and wanted to share it here. Some people will not believe the things I am about to share, but I promise you they are completely true. The Pro's of Budget Gyms Today everything is so expensive and that includes gyms. To me this is the main … [Read more...]

Saturday Sharing: Get That Cardio Done!

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For those of us who don't shed fat easily, cardio is an essential aspect of our training program. Despite how essential it is, I personally have issues getting it done and I am sure many of you do as well. How can we all manage to get our cardio done? Cardio is a necessary evil. I know this. When I successfully lose fat it is because I am getting my cardio in. I am not lucky … [Read more...]

Does Sex Change Weight Training?

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To men trying to see gains in the gym the question often arises "How does sex effect my weight training gains" and today I am going to take a closer look at that. I will look at your sex drive, sex and strength and indirect effects of training on your sex life. Your Sex Drive The main question is does training effect how often you want to have sex? The main component to … [Read more...]

Music for a Better Workout

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The right training music will take your workouts to a new level. That has been my own experience. I can overcome most any mental challenge when I use the right music. Today I want to share a few of my training playlists with you and  explain how they change my mood at the gym. Heavy Workout Mix My Heavy Workout Mix is not even my heaviest music, but it serves it's purpose on … [Read more...]

Chicken Recipes For Muscle Building

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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...]