Let me begin by saying that this post will really lay out everything that went into my 10-week fat-loss phase. It is extremely detailed but please do not think that you should copy everything that I am doing. Training and nutrition is extremely different for everybody but what you CAN get out of this blog … Continue reading My 10-Week Fat Loss Phase & Lessons Learned
This week, we got to sit down with Tony Huang and talk about movement, mobility, and rehab! Tony (@tonyrehab) is a Doctor of Physical Therapy student who has transitioned from the world of academia to a world of sharing his life and passion for the things he enjoys. Following the completion of his BSc. in … Continue reading SPOTLIGHT SERIES 02 – Tony Huang: Movement, Mobility, and Rehab
Overtraining and overreaching is a topic that has been widely debated in the fitness community. Many will claim that they “always overtrain” but let’s dissect that statement a bit. By definition, overtraining means that your work capacity in the gym has exceeded what you can recover from. If you are ALWAYS fully recovered and never … Continue reading Are You Overtraining?
Are you looking to make a change in your life for the better? Are you stuck in the same old rut and routine of never being able to commit to new challenges? Of course in relation to The Strength Lifestyle, I’m mainly speaking about fitness and nutrition aka: sitting on the couch saying to yourself … Continue reading Habits and the Power of Routine
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
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!