May 25, 2017

Understanding Post-Workout Supplementation

  So you’ve spent a solid hour in the gym, putting in some seriously hard work to lay down the foundations of muscle growth. You’ve lifted with purpose and intensity, intelligence and proper form; you’ve got your workouts down to a tee. You’re dripping sweat, catching your breath, and almost seeing double; you really put the hammer down in those final, all important sets. So now your body is ready to recover and grow, right? […]
May 18, 2017

Overtrain to Gain

Overtraining is bad. We all know this. There are countless articles on avoiding the perils of overtraining, and rightfully so. As bodybuilders our obsessive drive often leads to prolonged periods of overtraining which wreaks havoc on our hormones. Muscle loss occurs and our bodies become more willing to store body fat when overtrained. However, while prolonged periods of overtraining can be detrimental to your health and physique, short, structured periods of programed overtraining, known as […]
May 11, 2017

Jacked Fruit and Veg

When most people think of the bodybuilding and strength training diet, their brains automatically go to the high protein foodstuffs. Chicken Beef Eggs Milk Fish Etc… Next, they might list you a bunch of ingredients high in complex carbohydrates. Lastly, they might begin to talk about fruit and veg. But they’re not that important, right? Not vital? Guess again. While high-quality protein provides the building blocks of muscle, repairing and bolstering the tissues that have […]
April 20, 2017

An Interview with IFBB Fitness Body Model and Personal Trainer Kristi Tauti

If you look at the various places listing information about Kristi, your first thought will almost certainly be that she is driven, and always has been. Though born and raised in a small town in Oregon (Dayton), she learned various musical instruments, participated in lots of sports, and in general took advantage of just about every opportunity available. She went to a two-year college first and then transferred to BYU-Hawaii where she met and married […]