Imagine a pre-workout tailored perfectly to your needs. 100% effective, super cost-efficient, and it does all the things you want – with none of the fluff or marketing hype – all at a great price. That’s what we’re going to be talking about today: how to make your own pre-workout supplement, why you should be […]
Exercise is only part of being healthy. If you exercise but don’t fuel your body well, you are making it harder for yourself to meet your goals. This is obvious to most people, but smart nutrition can sometimes be counterintuitive. Make sure you don’t make any nutrition mistakes with our articles covering basic nutrition, timing your meals, choosing the best foods for you, and more.
CrossFit is constantly varied, but your nutrition shouldn’t be. The way you fuel up for a training session in CrossFit is going to determine how that workout goes. Putting yourself in situations where you’ve prepared for your workout provides the raw materials for your performance and recovery. Today we’re going to discuss what you should […]
Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA) and fish oil are two of the most popular oil supplements on the market. They’re both hailed for their variety of health and fitness benefits. There are two camps on this, each supporting one of these supplements as the best choice. This hides the real science behind a lot of opinions […]
Your nutrition needs the same effort and attention that you put into your training. If you want to get good at CrossFit, you need to cover a variety of athletic characteristics. Zone dieting isn’t going to be enough to reach your potential. You need to be pro-active to ensure you’re getting the very best from […]
Everyone knows that diet and exercise are the big duos for slimming down. But what about those lesser known gems which encourage fat loss, promote lean muscle mass and boost general health? The truth is, changes to diet and exercise habits can be thankless endeavors in the short-term. Most people just aren’t prepared to change […]
High-calorie foods aren’t bad for you. Calories are just a measure of energy and, if you ever want to build muscle, you’re going to have to get comfy with high-calorie foods. They fuel your body and make sure that you’re recovering. Too few calories can be just as much of a problem as too many: […]
It can be confusing to understand how much water you need to drink. Ask ten different people, and you will get ten different answers on how much water you need. While following a ketosis diet, a safe bet is to opt for more water than less. A good rule of thumb is to drink at […]
In our enthusiastic attempts to create a fuller physique and jump aboard the ‘gains train’, often the quality of our food can be compromised simply by our sheer focus on consuming the most calorie dense foods as possible! Also known as the ‘dirty bulk’. But, there is no doubt that the best and most sustainable […]
When it comes to protein powders, it seems like there’s a new one every day that lifters swear works miracles. For most, the battle comes down to creatine vs. whey. These two protein powders each have their benefits and one might be better than the other depending on how you train.
If you don’t like eating vegetables, then the headlines are scary. Inadequate vegetable intake is linked to 6.7 million deaths in a single year. Without veggies, your risk of stroke, colon cancer, diabetes, obesity, and numerous other conditions skyrockets. You aren’t going to get cancer overnight from not eating vegetables. However, if you don’t find […]