What are Maintenance Calories? What is the big deal with understanding your maintenance calories? You’ll see many articles on weight loss/gain or social media posts that say things like “500 calorie deficit from maintenance” or “start by eating 20-25% below your maintenance calories” but what does it all mean? I’ll preface this blog by saying … Continue reading Maintenance Calories
Now that we have covered compound movements and repetition ranges, next on our list when it comes to training involves Training Frequency. Training Frequency can be defined as the amount of times per week one trains but more importantly, it can be defined as the amount of times one trains a particular muscle group per … Continue reading Beginning Training Part II: Training Frequency
The reason that this Beginning Training series is being published AFTER our Beginning Nutrition article is symbolic of the fact that training will not matter if there isn’t a solid foundation of nutrition to back it up. Always keep that in mind! But nonetheless, lets jump into TRAINING! Like nutrition, training is a very complex … Continue reading Beginning Training Part I: Compound Movements & Repetition Ranges
So you’ve consciously made the decision to take action in regards to your health and nutrition in particular. Maybe you have discovered “Your Why” as mentioned in an earlier blog post. So now what? There are a ton of concepts within nutrition that are either overlooked because they seem “simple enough” or come along with … Continue reading Beginning Nutrition: Energy Balance, Calories & Portion Control!
To me, Find Your Why is one of the most interesting concepts when it comes to… well, anything. Let me explain the vague ‘anything’. It goes beyond just fitness and nutrition but can apply to all aspects of life. Your "Why” is what’s inside of you that only you and yourself truly understand is the … Continue reading Find Your “Why”
Let me first start off by saying how this will probably be the one and only blog that seems more autobiographical than informational. I guess besides the About Us page, I really wanted to give our followers a background into not only who we are as a brand, but who I am. My name is … Continue reading Welcome to The Strength Lifestyle