Dieting Strategies Pt. 3

In the last two articles we have covered two of the most influential and growing dieting strategies used in the fitness industry which were intermittent fasting and flexible dieting (IIFYM). This next dieting strategy may be a bit controversial or it may just be the thing that you have needed to kick your metabolism into…

Dieting Strategies Pt. 2

IIFYM. We’ve all heard of it; the fairly new dieting strategy that has swept the nation! Most of you know it from the Instagram or Facebook posts #IIFYM that is associated with mountains of junk food or foods that you always thought were supposed to be labeled as “cheat” foods. You also may be asking…

Dieting Strategies Pt. 1

INTERMITTENT FASTING TO do “IF” or to not do “IF.” That is the question. Many of you may be wondering, what the heck is “IF?” Well, “IF” is short for intermittent fasting. Intermittent fasting is a dieting method that refers to periods where you fast (don’t eat) and windows/periods when you do eat for example…

My Story

Everyone has a story. Everyone has a background, something that separates them from the pack, something that ignites the spark, something that makes way for the passions and gifts they will pour countless hours into. Like many people my story and fitness journey began with an unhealthy insecurity about my body. As a kid in…

The Sad Truth: A Weighty Problem

What, me obese? No way! Sadly, though according to the numbers presented by CDC.gov childhood obesity is becoming more and more of a problem. Obesity in today’s youth has not just doubled, but quadrupled in the past 30 years. Only seven percent of children were considered to be obese in the 1980’s; that number rose…

Are You Really Healthy and Fit?

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of a healthy person or a fit person for that matter? Is it the image of the 6 ft. tall guy with the perfect tan, abs, and overall great muscular developement? While many people would choose this example as the poster boy of…

CARBS and are they really the bad guy?

“Carbs are what’s making you fat.” We’ve all heard the gym bro who talks about carbs and how they are the reason you cannot reach your weight loss and fitness goals. Is he right? Are carbs really the source of your continued frustration in the gym and the results that you just aren’t seeing? No!…

Why Your Not Making Progress

In my last Instagram post I talked about the importance of progressive overload and that’s what I have chosen this post to be about since it is such a widely misunderstood concept. I can’t just leave it to a short paragraphed post; it wouldn’t do it justice. Before we go any further though I want…

Which path will you chose?

This past week I’ve come to a conclusion. Which is, nothing worth doing is going to be easy. Let that sink in for just a moment. “Nothing worth doing is going to be easy” Trying to juggle a youtube channel, starting up a blog, and my last year of high school is proving to be…