How to Build Endurance in 5 Ways

Endurance. The dictionary definition of endurance is: "the fact or power of enduring an unpleasant or difficult process or situation without giving way." It is what motivates you, gives you strength to continue, and allows you to be a better version of you. No matter what kind of athlete or fitness connoisseur you are, in order to be successful you need to build endurance. If you do a quick internet search on ways to build endurance, you will find that many of the articles are mainly focused on ways to build endurance as a runner. There aren't many tips for how [...]

Eating for Muscle Mass

We’ve all heard the infamous saying: “abs are made in the kitchen, not the gym.” The essence of this saying is that you can do as many crunches as you would like, but if you are not eating properly, then you will not get abs. While this saying is true when applied to wanting abs, it is also true when it comes to gaining muscle. Your daily diet regimen plays a significant role with gaining muscle mass. If you have intense workouts without the proper nutrition, your muscles may look flat and small and it may take longer to both [...]

What is GLUTEN?

  Not feeling yourself lately-having a hard time remembering or just feeling foggy? Blaming your mood swings and irritability on being too tired? Has your tummy been upset and bloated? These are just a few symptoms that can be the beginning of developing a gluten intolerance. Has your athletic performance been suffering? Some basic everyday sysmptoms that might go un-noticed until more sysmptoms start piling on. So- What is Gluten? What are the symptoms- and how do you avoid foods that have it. Our article below is short and to the point and will help you get a better understanding of exactly what [...]

8 Foods for Every Endurance Athlete

It's no mystery- endurance athletes need ENERGY! But what is the best fuel and how when should we be eating it? Here's 8 Foods for Every Endurance Athlete that are nutrient and energy filled to enhance every training session.   ~Oatmeal & Brown Rice- low glycemic and high in complex carbohydrates- they allow a slow release of energy to the body. ~Cherries & Berries -reduces muscle pain due to their anti-inflammatory properties, rich in phytonutrients and are a concentrated form of carbohydrates ~Bananas- reloads your body in potassium and vitamin B6, lowers blood sugar and regulates digestion. Bananas are low in fiber too-BONUS!!  This anti inflammatory [...]

4 Ways to Boost Your Muscle Growth

Strong is the new skinny, there is no question to it, though putting on muscle is easier said than done. Figuring out your desired body size and creating a workout formula may not be rocket science, but some science is still involved. One should know 4 Ways to Boost Your Muscle Growth. Though it might seem counter intuitive, for muscles to grow they first need to be broken down. This is what happens in weight lifting; creating of the best possible kind of injury to trigger satellite cells to rush at the scene and start the repair. The result is [...]

2014-12-09T12:01:11+00:00 September 19th, 2014|Categories: Muscle Growth, News|Tags: , , , |