Simple Dietary Fixes for Low T by Erick Avila | 06/16/15 Here’s what you need to know… Low-calorie diets, like those athletes use to make weight, can lower testosterone levels. Environmental pollutants, like direct or indirect cigarette smoke, can also play havoc with your testosterone. Studies have shown that minor nutritional interventions can boost testosterone … More Boost Testosterone with Food
So a while back I wrote a blog on ATP, our bodies fuel for energy (here), and today I want to blog about what supplement you can take to give it a boost! So, here’s a little re-cap on ATP, which is energy stored in our muscles, once we start to lift: ATP-PCr is the … More ATP & Creatine
So the dust has settled from Hannah’s Figure Competition; an off-season plus a 20 week prep. and the day was amongst us last Sunday. I don’t live in Maine (United States), so I streamed the show from my living room for the entire day, as if I was there. It was a LONG day! Hannah and … More We Did Alright! 🥇
Are you training for bodybuilding purposes or for powerlifting purposes? Knowing the answer will make a world of difference in how you squat. Or at least it ought to. Here are the foundational differences between squatting for powerlifting purposes (increasing your 1 RM) and squatting for bodybuilding purposes (increasing muscle mass). Reps. Mix lower reps … More How Should YOU Squat?
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!
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
I always seem to find a way to relay the information to my audience in the form on analogies; today was no different and a cross-reference between diet and relationships was born! The title of this post probably got you curious as to what I would have to say about relationships, and unfortunately I have … More Deadlifts, Diet & Relationships
Powerlifting workouts are designed to improve your performance on the three competition lifts, the squats, bench presses and deadlifts. You don’t have to be a competitive lifter to do a powerlifting workout, though. Strength training not only builds strength and power, it also burns calories, reduces your risk of injury and boosts your metabolism. Dedicate … More Basic Powerlifting Program