Nutrition Tip: Ectomorph – Eating for Your Body Type

We all come in many shapes and forms. People who can eat just about everything in sight without gaining weight are classified as ectomorphs. They can be identified from their lean frame and thin/lanky limbs.  Ectomorphs looking to gain weight and muscle mass should follow these basic tips:  Quality Calories –Remember that you are what you Read more about Nutrition Tip: Ectomorph – Eating for Your Body Type[…]

Jumping: Unlocking Your Explosive Power

When training for power development, there are two big issues: Believing that a certain type of training with more weight is always better Athletes performing Olympic lifts such as cleans often do whatever they can to achieve the lift such as a jumping jack reverse curl movement. When broken down, it’s not a movement that Read more about Jumping: Unlocking Your Explosive Power[…]

Nutrition Tip: Maintaining Weight

When it comes to weight management, most people focus on losing or gaining weight while a few opt to maintain their current weight. For athletes, maintaining weight is vital to optimizing in-season performance. It’s important to maintain the progress you made in the off-season. If you start losing a lot of weight, your strength and Read more about Nutrition Tip: Maintaining Weight[…]

3 Tips for Keeping Your Resolution to Get in Shape

January is over, and that fresh “new year” feeling has passed. Have you kept all of your resolutions? Based on statistics from a survey on American New Year’s resolutions, 45 percent of resolutions are to lose weight or get in shape. According to U.S. News & World Report, 80 percent of New Year’s Resolutions fail Read more about 3 Tips for Keeping Your Resolution to Get in Shape[…]

The Most Underrated but Important Concept for Performance

It’s the Holiday season and New Year’s is right around the corner. During this time of year, many people are: Eating excessive amounts of food Not exercising or being active due to travel, get togethers, etc. Setting New Year’s resolutions There are many articles talking about things to focus on during this time of year, Read more about The Most Underrated but Important Concept for Performance[…]

Nutrition Tip: Common Diet Myths

Myth #1: Carbs are bad for you/make you fat Whether you’re an 18-year-old male or a 50-year-old woman, you need carbs. Cutting carbs from your diet will leave you lacking energy, vital nutrients, and potential health risks. Low Carb Diets may cause weight loss initially but not fat loss. Without carbs, your body uses protein Read more about Nutrition Tip: Common Diet Myths[…]