Will Power and Healthy Habits

Psychological deterrents to exercise and healthy eating adherence are of great interest to me. We’ve previously discussed that people who are more skillful may be more likely to be active, and self-efficacy research reveals that an individual’s belief in his or her ability to successfully do an activity is a large determinant of if heContinue reading “Will Power and Healthy Habits”

Excuse #1: I don’t have a plan

“I don’t have a plan.” “I don’t know what to do.” You walk into the gym. What machines do you use? What exercises do you do? Reps? Sets? Weight? What about in your workout tomorrow? I’m going to make it easy for you and outline exactly what you need to do in the gym. Your tasks:Continue reading “Excuse #1: I don’t have a plan”

All About That Bass!

Everyone loves a nice, strong booty but getting one takes work! Activation Drills The first challenge many face on the road to booty gains is muscle activation. A great percentage of our days are spent, not generating power through our bums but sitting on them! For many, getting those gluteus muscles firing properly takes someContinue reading “All About That Bass!”

Strength Training for Fat Loss

So, you want to lose weight? To start out, let’s make an important clarification: Weight Loss: Doesn’t specify where weight is coming from. Weight can be lost from all sources including muscle, fat, water, limb amputation, organ removal, etc. Fat Loss: Specifically, losing body fat, preferably while maintaining muscle mass and all limbs. You want toContinue reading “Strength Training for Fat Loss”

Meatballs and Muffintops

Meatballs Buffalo Meatballs. They aren’t too spicy either–just enough! I’ve been using this recipe so long that I don’t know where I found it, so I apologize to whomever I’m unable to give credit to. Anyway, here’s what you’ll need to make these delicious, protein-filled….balls. 2 eggs 1/2 cup diced celery 1 sweet onion diced 4oz Frank’sContinue reading “Meatballs and Muffintops”

DIY Healthy Diet

  Many of us find ourselves with more than ideal amounts of body fat. Listening to a Physique Science Radio podcast the other day, Layne Norton said something that resounded with me; talking about the national obesity problem he stated that, contrary to what one may think, we are actually really good at losing weight. Many obese or overweightContinue reading “DIY Healthy Diet”