Blogs about Weight Training

How Do Muscles Grow? The Science of Muscle Growth

If you’re a guy in the gym working with weights, not only are you probably trying to lose some fat, but also gain some muscle.This article discusses the mechanisms of how muscles grow, plus why most women won’t gain large amounts of muscle when working with weights.

Never, EVER, give up!

So life sometimes get's in the way of my workouts. I mean, it is life. This weekend I was asked to go to Chicago for a meeting of Freemasons, something I am very involved in.

Get Active! Find your motivation to exercise

We’ve all been there. Too tired, too busy, we skip the workout we planned. We know exercise is beneficial: it reduces stress, helps prevent chronic health conditions, manages weight, and increases energy levels. When excuses are all too handy, motivation is hard to come by.

How Much Protein? Calculate Your Daily Needs!

I’m writing about protein because I receive many e-mails asking about my diet; people wonder if I only eat protein, if I eat just fish, how much protein to include in the daily diet, etc.

A good plan and hard work!

Kettlebell Fat Blaster!

A1 - Two handed swing  :30A2 - Goblet squat with overhead press :30A3 - Alternate cleans :30A4 - Alternate balistic rows :30A5 - Get up  ES :30   or TGU Alternate ES :30Rinse Repeat 

10 Reasons Protein Is Even More Important for Women

“Since I do plenty of cardio I don’t need to do any leg work...”

This is a common misconception in the gym.  And here are the reasons why… 

Strength training will get you stronger, leaner & healthier

Can you crawl through a window?

So today I found myself crawling through a tiny window. Yes, it’s true. CRAWLING THROUGH A TINY WINDOW. My friend locked her keys in the house and a locksmith would take more than an hour. So we said, “hey, we can do this”. Any woman in her 40’s can crawl through a window for Pete’s sake. Right? What could be so hard about that? Well, I’ll tell you. My friend is about 5’8” and I’m 5’, so by default I became the window ninja. She found a ladder and some tools in the open shed while I looked for an open window.