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 […]
State of Fitness
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?
3 Strength Training Complexes For Rapid Fat Loss
We received some great feedback about the workouts featured in the January Workout of the Month on the Coaches Corner blog. So I decided to repost it … [Read more...] about 3 Strength Training Complexes For Rapid Fat Loss
My First Weightlifting Meet Experience
Happy New Year! I was hoping to post a recap about my first weightlifting meet experience sooner (it was December 14th) but I got sidetracked with … [Read more...] about My First Weightlifting Meet Experience