Weight Lifting 101

6 Major Differences Between “Core” Training and “Traditional” Training

Guest Author:  Cameron Stache.  Cameron is a veteran fit coach for The Rush Fitness Complex in North Carolina.  He has experience in multiple types of training, fitness sales, and even trained managers for the company.  He is a certified Nutrition Coach through Dotfit and has trained people ranging from teenagers to seniors with goals as varying as weight loss,...
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Dieting & Food

A “Protein Bar” Is Actually a Carb

I recently wrote about how most yogurt should be thought of as a carb, not a protein. Protein Bars Are Mostly Carbs Well, would you believe the same holds true for so-called “protein bars”? Most protein bars are really only about 30% protein!  50% is carbs and 20% is fat. So that makes protein bars essentially “candy bars with...
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Eat Like This To Gain Muscle And Lose Fat At The Same Time – conclusion

………… The Two Keys For Eating To Gain Muscle While Simultaneously Shedding Fat I’ve found two specific eating habits that are essential if you want to gain muscle and shed fat at the same time. This is the 3rd and final installment on this mini-series of how to eat to maximize muscle gain.  Click here for part 1 and...
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Dieting & Food

How To Eat Right For Bigger Muscles

……………… I’m starting a series today on how you should eat in order to gain more muscle mass.  This will be a 3-parter that I’ll finish throughout the month.  Here’s the outline: Why your eating habits are more important than your lifting habits if you want to get bigger (naturally) Why skinny guys stay skinny – plus, the fastest...
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Undulating Periodicity for Runners

We’ve been talking recently about how periodicity in your lifting program – systematic alternations in the intensity and volume over time – can improve your results.  And we honed in on undulating periodicity as an advanced technique. But what about runners? Periodicity Is Not The Same As Progression I previously wrote about how to incorporate progression into your cardio. ...
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