The Truth about Red Meat

Somewhere along the line “red meat” became the Red Scare of the food world. The World Health Organization published a study claiming red meat and processed meats were carcinogenic – and although the study didn’t say it, headlines sure started comparing red meat to smoking. Eat Red meat and get cancer. That sounds pretty darn dangerous and gives reason for …

Everything You Need to Know about Cellulite

Cottage cheese, orange peel and hail damage. It doesn’t matter what you call it, cellulite still sucks. It’s easy to jump on the bandwagon in search for the quick fixes to erase those lumps and bumps in hopes of smoother skin. But despite the huge amount of money spent on creams and lotions, lasers and lipo, we still can’t seem …

The Best LEGAL Performance Enhancing Drug

We hear about folks all the time getting caught. Using banned performance enhancing drugs to get an edge over the competition.  To beef up or slim down, to cheat their body in some way or another. But… There are plenty of legal options any of us can choose from.  Because really, nearly any supplement you take could be considered “performance …

Magnesium: 6 Reasons You Need to Supplement

  Magnesium is a necessary vitamin that your body needs to function. If want the uber nerd definition: it is a cofactor in more than 300 enzyme systems that regulate diverse biochemical reactions in the body, including protein synthesis, muscle and nerve function, blood glucose control, and blood pressure regulation. Magnesium is required for energy production, oxidative phosphorylation, and glycolysis. …

GPP: Training to be a Bad@$$

GPP is thrown around a ton in the fitness community. It’s become a buzz-word for any trainer with a miniscule amount of strength and conditioning knowledge – claiming that whatever workout they are throwing your way is GPP. But most people don’t actually know what it is. So let’s break it down.   GPP stands for General Preparation Phase. It’s …