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Go Fish: The Benefits of Fish Oil

August 19, 2015 by in category Blog tagged as , , , , , ,

There are two types of fatty acids that we should be concerned about. One type of fatty acid is omega-6. Omega-6 fatty acids are commonly found in red meats, eggs, vegetable, and others. The other type of fatty acid is omega-3. One of the cheapest and plentiful sources of omega-3 fatty acids is fish oil. […]

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Diet Soda: Gain Killer or Calorie Saver? Pt: 1

August 19, 2015 by in category Blog tagged as , , , , , ,

For whatever reason, there are have been a lot of misconceptions that have arisen when discussing dieting and nutrition. One of the biggest misconceptions I have witnessed is with diet soda. Diet soda has been treated as an extreme taboo. I can’t even count the amount of times when I have been told to stop […]

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Ending Carb-Phobia: Study On Keto vs. Moderate Diet

August 19, 2015 by in category Blog tagged as , , , , , , , ,

Despite the massive amount of dieting fads out there today, dieting is truly simple in theory. You simply have to eat less calories than you burn through exercise. When you do this, you enter into a caloric deficit and loss fat. However, that is not at all how dieting is marketed today. Modern diets are […]

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Clean Those Shaker Bottles!

August 18, 2015 by in category Blog tagged as , ,

You know that awful feeling. You bring your shaker bottle to the gym to fill with water, only to be immediately put off by the gross smell. Even after efforts to clean it out with soap, that lingering smell seems to never go away. Well here’s a tip! 1) Take your shaker bottle and screw […]

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Should Christians Lift on Sundays?

August 17, 2015 by in category Blog tagged as , , , , ,

To give a brief answer to the question at hand, no. I believe that Scripture does not permit a worldly recreation such as lifting on the Sabbath. To exercise on Sundays would be in violation of the Sabbath. I believe the Westminister Confession of Faith correctly interprets the view of the sabbath laid out in […]

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EP 02 – Twister Yoga

August 10, 2015 by in category Podcast tagged as , , , , ,

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thickbacon/ep_2_full.mp3 In this episode we discuss goal setting in regards to fitness, how to choose which goal you want, and the different sports that are specific to your goals. The sports that we will discuss are: – Bodybuilding – Powerlifting – Olympic Lifting – Crossfit – Cardiovascular work Yoga and Strongman will be discussed in […]

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3 Tips for Heavy Lifting Sessions

August 7, 2015 by in category Blog tagged as , , , , ,

1) Take preworkout I am not typically a fan of preworkouts since it is a costly product and is by no means necessary. Moreover, people often abuse preworkouts. People take them prior to each workout, eventually getting tolerant of it and no longer getting an extra kick. Preworkouts can be a useful tool that should […]

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Healthier Chili

August 6, 2015 by in category Recipes tagged as , , ,

Turkey Chili Yield: 8 servings Ingredients 2 lbs 99% fat-free ground turkey or 96% lean ground beed 1 yellow onion, chopped 5 cloves garlic, minced 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 (28 oz) can crushed tomatoes, no-salt added 1 (15 oz) can petite diced tomatoes, no-salt added 3 Tbsp tomato paste 1/2 tsp. hot sauce (I […]

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Does Food Selection Matter?

August 6, 2015 by in category Blog tagged as , , , , ,

Your body works calories in vs. calories out. Meaning if you eat more calories than you are burning you will gain muscle, and when you eat less calories than you are burning you will lose fat. However, the type of food you eat is an additional benefit to the calories in vs. calories out model […]

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Video to Find Your Caloric Goal

August 4, 2015 by in category Videos

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