Tag Archives: Nutrition

What To Eat Before & After A Workout

What To Eat Before And After A Workout

Learning how to lift weights and write workout programs is one thing, but learning what to eat is totally another thing. Here is a quick explanation of what to eat before and after a workout for those of you who are in a hurry: Before a workout, you should eat a mixture of moderate to […]

How Many Calories Does Strength Training Burn?

How Many Calories Does Strength Training Burn?

Let’s face facts, we all want to look good.  One of the hardest parts of building a big squat, bench and deadlift is gaining weight and thus not looking as good as possible.  So logically, the question arises, “how many calories does strength training burn?” Whether you want to lose weight via just strength training, […]

Do Calories Matter on a Keto Diet?

Keto Diet

**This article was originally posted by Nate Martins at HVMN The keto diet first gained fame through its effectiveness for weight loss. The high-fat, low-carb diet promotes nutritional ketosis–a normal metabolic state marked by moderate levels of ketones in the blood. The idea with carb restriction in terms of weight loss is that it prompts the release of […]

Proper Hydration For Lifters And Athletes

Proper Hydration

Listen Up!!!! Proper Hydration Is A Must! One thing I keep noticing around many gyms are lifters and athletes of all kinds without any kind of proper hydration.  That’s right!  Absolutely no water of any kind.  And on top of that they are wearing a sweatshirt, becoming even more dehydrated.