Hydration: Why You Should Stay Hydrated, and How To Do It

Water is a pretty important part of life. You need water in order to survive, and that goes for every known example of life on the planet. The reason isn’t simply explained, and we’re still not 100 percent sure why water is so necessary, but the general rule seems to be this: water is a solvent, and a carrier, of all the basic components of […]

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The Importance of Proper Recovery

When approaching the topic of training, it’s really very easy to be caught up in the enthusiasm and hunger of starting a new program and grinding out the days doing reps and sets, heading out for practice every other day and getting better at your sport or martial art by spending hours and hours on the field or mat. But that’s not good for you. […]

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Macros and Calories: So, How Much Protein Do You Need?

So, most of us have had a basic biology class on how body composition and nutrition works. Basically, we need to eat a certain amount of food on a daily basis in order for our body to have enough fuel to get us through the day. Cells typically convert carbohydrates into energy — and if you’ve run out of carbohydrates and need to burn more, […]

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The Case for Varying Reps

So, today marks the day that I get started with my new training program and everything. To mark that occasion, I’d like to talk about a key concept I’ll be using to try and build strength, not get bored, and continue keeping my endurance up! But before we begin with that, it’s important to talk about what my goals are, and the inspiration for this […]

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