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Seem to be stuck? It MIGHT be your Thyroid!

What is the thyroid and what does it do? Though it’s small, this gland has a big job: producing hormones that regulate your metabolism. Metabolism is the process by which your body turns food into energy. Within the thyroid, there are two types of thyroid hormone: thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3). Most of the hormoneContinue reading “Seem to be stuck? It MIGHT be your Thyroid!”

The Incredible Benefits of L-carnitine for Fat Loss

No, I’m not here to sell you a dream, or a new Fit Tea like your high school friend, Cindy, on Facebook. Do you want to lose weight? If so, you may be interested in learning about the benefits of L-carnitine. This nutrient is essential for fat loss and can help you reach your goalsContinue reading “The Incredible Benefits of L-carnitine for Fat Loss”

The Dangers of Chronically Elevated Cortisol: Why You Should Be Concerned

Nowadays it seems that people are always on the go, and although they may not always have time for themselves, they should make time to learn about the dangers of chronically elevated cortisol. This hormone can have a seriously negative impact on their health and well-being, so it’s important to be aware of the risks.Continue reading “The Dangers of Chronically Elevated Cortisol: Why You Should Be Concerned”

The importance of Vitamin D and how it affects your health!

Did you know that Vitamin D is important for your health? It’s true! Vitamin D is essential for strong bones, a healthy immune system, and more. In this blog post, we will discuss the importance of Vitamin D and how it affects your fitness and overall health. We’ll also provide tips on how to getContinue reading “The importance of Vitamin D and how it affects your health!”

Fitness and Finances: What will your first bodybuilding show cost?

So you’ve decided that you want to be a competitive bodybuilder, that’s awesome. Let’s get down to a topic that many competitors aren’t aware of, the costs of competing. I am going to focus on the NPC as it is the most competitive and respected organization. A great starting resource is obviously the NPC’s websiteContinue reading “Fitness and Finances: What will your first bodybuilding show cost?”

Caffeine: The Secret to Exercise and Weight Loss Success

It’s no secret that caffeine can give you a boost in the morning, but did you know that it can also help you during your workouts? Caffeine has been shown to improve athletic performance, increase endurance, and even promote weight loss. In this blog post, we will discuss the benefits of caffeine during exercise andContinue reading “Caffeine: The Secret to Exercise and Weight Loss Success”

Tips to get big for the holidays!

1. Slow and steady wins the race here. We can’t just force feed hypertrophy. Increase calories sufficiently to get the scale moving. The faster you gain, the higher percentage of that new weight will be adipose fat tissue that we’ll just have to get rid of later.  2. If it’s not broken, don’t fix it.Continue reading “Tips to get big for the holidays!”