There are a few things that need to happen in order to produce muscle growth. You need to use significant load when lifting weights Enough time under tension to create structural damage to the muscle tissue Enough stimuli to up-regulate anabolic hormones and increase protein synthesis Proper recovery and workout nutrition Many people often think that if they lift as heavy as possible, or use as much volume (sets and reps) as possible they will […]
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The Rise of The Personal Trainer
The personal trainer is the health professional of the future. In the next 5 years, your personal trainer or team of personal trainers will be the … [Read more...] about The Rise of The Personal Trainer
What Is a Personal Trainer?
A personal trainer does not only come up with workout programs, count reps and scream at clients to push themselves. They are not drill sergeants, nor … [Read more...] about What Is a Personal Trainer?
Confessions of an Overeater
I have something to confess. I am a HUGE overeater! Yes, a trainer of 12 years and training facility owner LOVES to eat! Big shocker, right? But who … [Read more...] about Confessions of an Overeater
All About Workout Nutrition
In my new E-book, The Grinnell Lifestle: My Nutritional Doctrine, I explain why workout nutrition is so important. So I wanted to give you an idea of … [Read more...] about All About Workout Nutrition
Three Meals a Day, Intermittent Fasting, or Both?
Over the past couple of years, I have done a lot of research on intermittent fasting (IF). My own experiences with IF were life changing! Yes, I … [Read more...] about Three Meals a Day, Intermittent Fasting, or Both?