Phil Heath sucks at bodybuilding! Wipe that condescending look off your face, I’m just joking. This dude is a genetic God and as a fellow west coaster, I like Phil. In Seattle, Washington, 1979, Phillip Jerrod Heath was born. The current 2nd year Mr. Olympia title holder was an impressive athlete from the start, playing […]
Roelly on the RiseA small island named Curacao sits in the southern wakes of the Caribbean Sea. Off the coast of Venezuela, Curacao spans only 40 miles from the southeast corner to the northwest tip. This island is considered to be one of the best islands to live on in the world. The “Dutch Beast” […]
The year was 2010. Perhaps one of the most genetically gifted men in bodybuilding history didn’t even have a gym membership. In 2011, after working out for a year and eating as much as he could, he shot up to 200lbs. In 2012, on the Amateur Olympia stage, he stood peeled at 286lbs. His professional […]
Everyone seems to get to that point in their weight training where everything gets boring and motivation drop faster than a fat lady with a hole in her parachute. I have often thought that it would be great to develop a supplement that decreases or eliminates these negative feelings and lack of motivation in training scenarios.
Spirulina is a bule-green algae that has been named the new trendy superfood. This is not surprising as it seems like those pop up every week. But this stuff could be the real deal. See my Spirulina 101 article for more. In this article, however, I will address it’s rumored muscle building effect based on a Sao Paulo State University study in Brazil. Lets get one thing straight, this stuff smells like…..well…..dirty….well….I don’t want to offend any women in the audience. Let’s just say, it smells like shit.
Wondering what the best supplements for recovery are? These supplements apply to every type of athlete, CrossFitter, and otherwise. This little article should leave you well informed and ready to improve your recovery game in a big way. BCAA’s Branch Chain Amino Acids are an ESSENTIAL form of supplementation for recovery. L-Leucine, L-Isoleucine, and L-Valine […]
If you have ever done a WOD in a CrossFit box somewhere you walked out of there sore. The next day, you we’re even sorer. Usually in 15 or less minutes, one thing is for sure, CrossFit leaves its smiling, sweating victims sore and fatigued. Has your WOD programming left you feeling beat up and unable to recover as fast you would like? Successful recovery gives you time for harder, more frequent training, and increased performance. Who doesn’t want that? We all do.
CrossFit is spreading the world like wildfire, but with the popularity and appeal to such a great audience, no one wants to put the fire out. Crossfit is arguably the best thing to happen to the fitness industry. To many, this is no surprise. CrossFit has adopted a plethora of styles, each pushing the body […]
In the figure above TC stands for total cholesterol and TG for triglyceride. The figure shows that the men’s cardiovascular scores improved. Being a rich source of L-arginine, it’s believed that this factor in the pistachio may have influence on the results of the study. This amino acids dilates the blood vessel in the penis. […]
CrossFit is sweeping the planet and let me add my voice of affirmation (to the dismay of many of my peers) that I think it’s one of the best things to happen to the fitness industry in a long, long time. CrossFit is the real deal when it comes to the sport of fitness and helping Joe Six-Pack and Soccer Moms all over the place discover what is really possible in/with their bodies and sometimes even more importantly the tremendous bounds of “strength” their minds are capable of.