How Long Are You Resting in Between Sets?

Did you know that the rest intervals that you take can have a huge effect on your training? Yup. It’s true.   When you change your rest time in between sets, you are actually adjusting how much your energy supplies can be regained. Basically the shorter the rest interval, the less your energy will be … Continue reading How Long Are You Resting in Between Sets?

Should You Work Out When You Are Sick?

Tis the season for coughs and sniffles. It seems like all my clients (myself included) are getting sick this week, so I wanted to shed some light on this topic and post a few tips to try and stay healthy this cold season.   Soo…. Should you work out when you are feeling sick? First … Continue reading Should You Work Out When You Are Sick?

So You Wanna Start Powerlifting? 10 Tips to Begin.

After world’s a few weeks ago, I’ve been getting flooded with questions lately on powerlifting in general. How to start? How to train? How to pick a meet? What equipment to buy? Why I switched to power from bikini? I thought it would be helpful to share a few tips on getting started here.   … Continue reading So You Wanna Start Powerlifting? 10 Tips to Begin.

Surviving Thanksgiving: Nutrition Tips and Tricks

Holidays are a special time. A time to be with family, loved ones and create lasting, happy memories. And inevitability, food will always be a part of any celebration or tradition – there’s really no way around it. From Thanksgiving through New Year’s, you will probably find yourself surrounded by mounds of cookies, tables of … Continue reading Surviving Thanksgiving: Nutrition Tips and Tricks

How to Deal with Hunger and Cravings?

If you are eating in a calorie deficit, it’s likely that hunger pangs will come up from time to time. Why? Well, your daily caloric expenditure is exceeding your caloric intake, so it’s kind of bound to happen.   Luckily, there are ways to reduce cravings and manage hunger, here are my top 10:   … Continue reading How to Deal with Hunger and Cravings?

Sleep Deprivation: How It’s Crippling Your Fitness Goals

You hear it all the time:   “Want to lose weight? Go to bed at a decent time every night.”  “Want to get stronger? Sleep more.” “Want a better meet? Get enough sleep.” “Maxing out tomorrow, so be sure to go to bed early.”   Ok, but why? I find that often, my clients either … Continue reading Sleep Deprivation: How It’s Crippling Your Fitness Goals

Do I Need to Worry About My Fiber Intake?

Short answer, yes. Details, read on. Fiber will not only bulk up your food, but it will also slow down digestion and help you feel fuller, longer. Many whole foods are high in micronutrients, leading to general overall wellness. So it’s no surprise that fiber has additional health benefits like protecting you from heart disease, … Continue reading Do I Need to Worry About My Fiber Intake?