Question: Can I still workout if my muscles are sore? Answer: It Depends. I get this question all the time about working out through muscle soreness and the answer is that it depends. Depends on how sore your muscles really are, depends on what you're planning on doing in the gym while you feel this sore. For example are you going to attempt to train the same muscle … [Read more...] about Can You Workout Through Muscle Soreness?
Unless you have a degree in human biology ...and in many cases even if you do... you do not understand what "metabolism" means. This word gets thrown around the fitness and diet media and is used to scare people into thinking there is a dangerous level of calories that will destroy their metabolism. This of course is a false premise considering your 'metabolism' isn't a … [Read more...] about Danger Metabolism Slowing Ahead
Growth Hormone is a commonly abused drug in the bodybuilding culture. Although it's name might make you think it is primarily responsible for muscle growth, it is actually used to help with recovery and above all, fat burning. In order to burn fat your body needs to have high growth hormone levels and low insulin levels. BOTH of these criteria have to be fulfilled...it … [Read more...] about Using Growth Hormone For Fat Loss
This past weekend was thanksgiving for us folks up in Canada. (I have no idea why we have a different date for this...actually, I don't even know why we celebrate it...but whatever.) Anyway, needless to say there was lots of food and I ate a lot of food. And then I got to thinking. How much food would I have to eat to gain 1 pound of fat this weekend? The answer is … [Read more...] about How To Gain 1 Pound of FAT!
I met up with a friend for my morning coffee today and we got onto the topic of body image (go figure) and we ended up talking about what a healthy body looks like. This is when I realized that we all have a built in image in our heads of what we think a healthy body should look like. I'm sure right now you have a picture in your head of what you think a 'healthy … [Read more...] about What Does “Healthy” Look Like?