When to eat to lose weight.

It’s a common question, with no definitive answer. Chrono-nutrition. Circadian Clock. Two terms I came across while researching this frequently asked question. When I competed in body building competitions, everyone was on the eat-every-two-hours diet. Small portions, a lot of proteins and vegetables and calories counted to fit your needs. It definitely worked, I ate a lot […]

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Make your Glute MINImus a glute MAXimus.

We all want a sweet booty, but there is more reason to work the lower half than you think. The largest muscle on our body is the gluteus maximus, and when we lift heavy weight and or stress that muscle the body essentially is adapting and rebuilding a stronger muscle. In order for your body […]

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Whole Grain Pasta got me like

People hear pasta and they think, too many calories. Ditto. But we need carbohydrates to fuel our bodies, whole grain pasta is full of fiber and actually has a bit of protein in it too. Great meal after leg day. I made this last night and it was delish. I used the brand Organics . […]

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Redefining your Core

Let’s just start with the basics. The foundation of your body is what we call the “core”.  People often assume this is just your abs. No siree. Your back muscles, abs and even your glutes make up this connective chain to your upper and lower extremities. Having chiseled abs, does not mean that you have a […]

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The skinny on B12 injections

Increase your metabolism! Want more energy? Lose weight quicker! These are all headlines you will find when researching vitamin injections. Even in my nutrition class, my professor encouraged B Vitamin injections. I decided to do my own experiment. B12, also known as Cobalamin is a water-soluble B complex vitamin found naturally in animal products. A […]

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Excuses, Excuses

We all have them in our back pockets and we all use them. Especially when it comes to making time for the gym. The U.S. recommended daily activity is 30 minutes. I personally don’t think 30 minutes is quite enough. But everyone should be able to pull aside a half hour of your day to […]

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Waist Trainer or Waste Trainer?

I don’t even know where to start. My mind is blown that people could truly buy this product and believe that it would “train” their midsection to be smaller. Celebrities that have the audacity to endorse this product are also ridiculous. In no way does restricting your midsections for a few hours a day, change […]

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Train, Train or Remain the Same

My name is Timmie, yes Timmie. No, you are right- I am not a boy, no there isn’t a cool story behind it,  how is it spelled?  With an I-E instead of a Y. What are my parents like? Well, I don’t think thats going to explain my name, considering my four other siblings have […]

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Why drinking water regularly is key to your health

I’d like to assume that everyone knows water is essential to your health, but does everyone understand how important h2o really is? Here is a quick break down of how our body uses water: Regulates body temprature Lubricates joints Carries nutrients and oxygen to cells Helps dissolve minerals and other nutrients to make them accessible […]

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