Monthly Archives: June 2015

Jun 30th, 2015

Category: Training
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Programming for Lean Mass Gains

Here is the Breakdown -Achieving quality gains in lean muscle can be a daunting task for most of us. Just hitting the weights hard 3-5 days per week may not be enough to stimulate muscle growth. -To achieve success with any goal you must have the proper plan to get you there. Your training program […]

Jun 24th, 2015

Category: Nutrition
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Coconut Water: The NEW Staff of Life

What do an athlete, secretary, pilot, nurse, diabetic, infant, construction worker, and the President of the United States all have in common?   Stumped? They all need more minerals in their food and water. In fact, every single person in the US is most likely mineral deficient. Did you know that in order to meet […]

Jun 15th, 2015

Category: Zone Tips
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Priming the CNS for Maximal Performance

What You Need to Know -The Central Nervous System (CNS) controls the speed of muscular contraction, the number of muscle fibers that get recruited, and coordinates muscular effort between muscle groups. -Simply performing a global warm up for the muscles and joints is not enough if you’re trying to display maximal levels of power and […]

Jun 9th, 2015

Category: Nutrition
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The Bitter Truth about Artificial Sweeteners

If you are among the calorie conscious dieters that opt to consume artificially sweetened food and beverages to save yourself from those “extra” calories, you may want to think again.  While the idea behind calorie free (non-nutritive) sweeteners seems logical enough, research on rats and humans suggests that these “diet” foods somehow changes how the […]

Jun 1st, 2015

Category: Zone Tips
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3 Tips to Increase Your Deadlift

-The deadlift is the king of posterior chain exercises and in my opinion is one of the most impressive displays of physical strength. -The deadlift is one of the most basic exercises to perform, simply lift a heavy object from the ground to your hips. The deadlift develops the muscles of the hamstrings, glutes, back, […]