So here we are at 10 weeks out… The pictures represent how I am supposed to look in 10 weeks and how I look today. These are Fitness Models in the NPAA, the same girls who will be standing next to me on show day! I am getting really excited. I have planned everything already … More 10 Weeks Out!
But first, how does it get in there… Now, how to burn it! Compared to fats and proteins, carbohydrates offer a muscle pure sugar that it can use to produce energy, or ATP. Muscles (and the rest of your body) can still use fats and proteins to produce energy, usually by converting them into useable forms … More How The Body Burns Carbs
Are your workouts leaving you overwhelmed or overly sore? Before you blame it on overtraining, consider whether one of three more likely scenarios might be to blame. Then learn to train smarter and harder – without doing yourself in. Listen to enough gym chatter, and you’ll probably get an earful about the dangers of “overtraining.” … More Overtraining Myths & Facts
Well, as you can tell by the title I’m not enthused with the fact that I’ll be tracking my every bite for the next 20 weeks. I made the decision to compete in both a powerlifting and bikini competition 2 weeks apart from each other in May 2016, and I’ve had a couple months to prepare. … More Counting Yo Damn Macros
Maybe you’ve had an injury or a sprain, perhaps a hurt child needs to soothe a boo boo, someone might be recovering from surgery… When you find yourself needing an ice pack, why not make your own? Here are five easy methods using common household items: Corn syrup makes an excellent gel type of ice pack. … More Make Your Own Ice Pack