There's one thing I left out of my email from yesterday, and that's ANOTHER really cool bonus that's included in the Fat Burning Kitchen Birthday Sale ending tomorrow: Fat Burning Kitchen for less than 20 bucks! <------- expires tomorrowRead More »
Mike just turned 36, and to celebrate he's placed his ultimate "belly fat be gone" nutrition resource, The Fat Burning Kitchen, on sale through Friday... For less than 20 bucks.Read More »
For those who work for a living, it can be extremely tough to get the 5 or 6 meals a day often recommended. I've got a plan that can help you get the calories you need on limited time (and appetite!).Read More »
For generations, profit-hunting companies have bamboozled desperate weight-loss seekers just like YOU. But my how times have changed. Finally, they have the glaring spotlight shining directly on THEM.Read More »
Have you noticed all of the commercials on TV about helping men with "low t"? There's a good reason for this... You see, there's an epidemic of Low Testosterone in our society that your father and grandfather never battled.Read More »
If you're anything like me, PAIN is no stranger to you. Now that I've grown old-er (emphasis on the "-er"!), it seems like it's a constant battle between neck pain... back pain... joint pain... muscle pain... etc. There's a very good reason for this... Most pain in your body is caused by "inflammation". Inflammation, although it causes pain and swelling, is your body's way of actually promoting healing by calling upon your body's own natural healing mechanisms.Read More »
What you eat on a daily basis determines just about everything you can possibly imagine that goes with your body...your health, mental energy, body composition, athletic performance...you name it and what you eat has an impact on it. These 7 simple rules are here to give you a little nudge in the right direction and make things a little easier for you in your own daily choices.Read More »
Your level of energy every day is determined by how much ATP your mitochondria create so that the proper enzymes can be activated to make our bodies move and function properly. This can effect your healthy weight loss since you may not have the energy to commit 100% to your exercise for calorie burning workouts.Read More »
Excess Abdominal Fat is Not Only Ugly, but Extremely Dangerous to Your Health – This is More Than a Vanity Issue!
Did you know that the vast majority of people in this day and age have excess abdominal fat? It's true -- as much as 70% of the population in some "westernized" countries such as the US and Australia are now considered either overweight or obese. The first thing that most people think of is that their extra abdominal fat is simply ugly, is covering up their abs from being visible, and makes them self conscious about showing off their bodyRead More »
Rack-Leaning Barbell Curls to Wake Up Your Bicep Muscle Fibers… The ONLY Curl You Actually HAVE to do in the Power Rack!
This one of the VERY few times that I'm going to give you permission to use the power rack for barbell curls…in fact, I'm going to INSIST you use the power rack for barbell curls for this exercise! With this ...Read More »
Yes, it seems like such a simple thing. Now consider this...HOW you breathe during your training can have a HUGE impact on your strength and muscle activation! Breathe wrong and you could be throwing away results. Breathing is one THE most often overlooked pieces of the puzzle when it comes to weight training...and it can have a tremendous impact on the results you get from your training! Here's the thing that a lot of people don't know about breathing...different exercises require different breathing strategies. Yep, how you breathe in a heavy squat is not even close to how you should breathe while doing a pulldown.Read More »
Here is a good one from my buddy Nick Nilsson , Generally speaking, "normal" treadmill training is almost completely useless for the glutes. And I'll tell you why... The function of the gluteus maximus muscle is to extend the hip...this essentially means bringing the leg backwards. The treadmill tread (when it's running) physically BRINGS your leg backwards with no help from the glutes, taking away all the function of the glutes when you're on it.Read More »
If you have a hard time feeling your chest working when you do chest exercises, THIS is the information you need. I'll give you my best techniques for ensuring maximum activation of your pecs with every set and rep you do. One of the most comment training questions I get with regards to chest training is simply not being able to feel the pecs working at all when doing chest exercises! And when you can't feel the pecs working, you know darn well that actual muscle development is simply NOT going to happen. So enough about the problem...how do you FIX it?Read More »
So what's the first thing you think of when you think of "arm training" - if you're like a lot of trainers, you immediately think barbell curls and pushdowns. Or dumbell curls and dips, etc. The "standard" exercises, right? Well, it's time to think outside the box! Or as Nick Nilsson (the author of "The Best Arm Exercises You've Never Heard Of") puts it...time to make a NEW box and think outside of THAT one! "The Best Arm Exercises" is a very interesting book...68 unique exercises for the bicep, triceps and forearms ONLY. This is thing has NO fluff - it's just packed with training information.Read More »