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Cardio, Fasted, HIIT, Lean, LISS, Ripped, Shredded -

Hello Everyone! We've run a few email campaigns about cardio but we want to throw it onto a Training Room post so that everyone can reference it over and over again. There are many reasons to do cardio. All cardio increases muscular and cardiovascular endurance, that's a given. But by optimizing your cardio routine, you can improve your body composition, your sleeping habits, and your overall lifestyle habits to craft a better life. We'll focus on two important concepts within the realm of cardio and then we'll provide some examples to illustrate them. The first concept is whether to do...

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Arm Day, Changing the Game, Muscle Growth, Power, Strength, Workouts -

Hello Everyone! It's been a while since we've done any blog updates but let us know if it's something you guys want to see more of. It's easier to post a ton of information in a blog that can be easily referenced as opposed to always trying to add to emails that can be easily missed. Today, I'll tell you about my favorite muscle group to lift, ARMS. Because we're a supplement company I'll talk about my pre arm day routine, the workout I like to do, and how I recover to ensure I don't overwork or injure myself. Before...

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MILITARY BULK I. Want. To. Get. Big. Five words that echo through just about every gym, box and military Physical Fitness Center on the planet. As common a goal as this may be, however, there are countless potential pitfalls on your path to attain that much vaunted Thor-status, so let’s talk strategy: Eat real food Protein shakes and gainers, as their categorization suggest, should supplement a real food diet, but never make up the bulk of it. Convenient, offering both ease of ingestion and a higher rate of absorption, protein shakes lack the nutrient density of real food and offer...

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BODYBUILDERS GUIDE TO GROCERY SHOPPING There are a hundred different directions we could go with a bodybuilder’s guide to grocery shopping, but I’ll use the same methodology here that I do in the grocery store; keep it clean and keep it simple. Prior to calculating out, shopping for, or preparing a meal plan, let’s first ensure at least a baseline understanding of the term macronutrients, as they will ultimately drive the shopping cart. Protein – the building blocks of muscles, composed of amino acids and responsible for muscle repair / growth, as well as immune system functionality. Protein is a...

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WORKING OUT WITH AN INJURY Whether a steely-eyed, barrel-chested freedom fighter, regardless of branch of service, or aspiring bodybuilder (though I could just as easily make the same claim for powerlifters, hockey players or endurance athletes, respectively), having to at some point work through an injury is probably more inevitability than possibility. It’s not “if” we get back to the grind, but “how”, because let’s face it; most of us gym rats will happily weather hurricanes, hail or high water to hit the gym. That being said, let’s talk strategy because working through an injury means changing your mindset, changing...

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