How to Start Working Out (at the Gym)

Two and a half years ago I could barely do a single sad push up. I definitely couldn’t do a single chin up or pull up. I could barely press the Olympic bar, and I got winded walking up stairs. The improvements in my strength and endurance didn’t happen over night. They happened as a result of over 600+ gym …

My 5 Week Mini Cut

If I had to describe myself in one word during the last 5 weeks it would be “haggard”. In my third week I basically stopped trying to look cute and settled for not being naked. I think I used up most of my energy for training first thing in the morning and while I still tried to walk as much …

Healthy Habits to Reach Your Goals

The day I got these shorts (two years ago) vs. a couple days ago. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The problem with an all or nothing approach to health, is that it’s not sustainable. Yo-yo dieting leads to more dieting, while failing to eat clean 100% of the time will likely make you feel like a failure. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Small changes that you can consistently …

Increasing Workout Intensity for Fat Loss

In order to lose fat during my mini cut I’ve increased the intensity of my workouts (in addition to slowly lowering my calories). By performing 1 minute of cardio between sets and minimizing my rest time between exercises I’m able to: ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ?increase my energy expenditure (burn more cals) ?increase my cardio vascular endurance ?increase my body’s ability to use …