Everyone needs a partner in crime, even Bonnie and Clyde had each other. And while I’m not telling you to go down the route they did, fit couples have some advantages of being able to lean on each other. This … continue reading
Author Archives: Matt Mosman MS, CISSN, CSCS
Your Reps Aren’t Efficient Enough. Here’s How to Fix Them.
When you lift, to what are you paying the most attention? How much weight you can possibly get on the bar? How buff the gym lighting makes you look? Getting a good pump? The hottie a few benches over? Some … continue reading
Not Getting Enough Vitamins While Dieting? These 5 Low-Carb Foods are Packed!
The dietitians of the world would have you believe that vitamins and minerals pretty much exist solely in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains, and multi-vitamins are irrelevant. What do you do when you want to drop your carb intake while … continue reading
VRT: Benefits of Adding Bands & Chains
Variable resistance training (VRT) refers to resistance training with elastic bands or chains attached to a barbell, mostly in the squat, bench press, and deadlift exercises. It is referred to as VRT because the resistance changes throughout the movement, increasing … continue reading
Using Variable Resistance Training To Bust Through Plateaus
Variable resistance training, or VRT, has been a fixture in powerlifting for decades. In this context, VRT specifically refers to resistance training with elastic bands or chains attached to a barbell, mostly in the squat, bench press, and deadlift exercises. … continue reading
Which Whey to Go When Choosing a Protein
Hundreds if not thousands of protein powders are available on the market today. This often makes choosing one that suits individual training and dieting goals a bit confusing. Even for the most nutrition-savvy customer, the attractive package and bold claims … continue reading
MCTs For Health, Weight Loss, & Performance
Medium chain triglycerides (MCTs) are a type of fatty acid that are found naturally in foods like coconut oil, palm oil, and some dairy products. Because MCTs are shorter in length than long-chain fatty acids (i.e. vegetable oils) and water-soluble, … continue reading
HMB: Stacking With Creatine For Greater Gains
HMB makes a solid addition to any athlete’s training regimen and supplement stack. For example, research has shown when HMB is combined with creatine, the ergogenic benefits, as compared with what could otherwise be achieved by either compound independently, are … continue reading
Everything You Need to Know About HMB
HMB is a clinically proven ergogenic aid that has been shown in over 50 human studies to improve strength and power gains, increase lean mass, and aid recovery. HMB, short for beta-hydroxy beta-methylbutyrate, is an active metabolite of leucine that … continue reading
EAAs: The Amino Acids That Must Be Consumed Through Diet or Supplementation.
The nine essential amino acid are Isoleucine, Leucine, Lysine, Methionine, Phenylalanine, Threonine, Tryptophan, Valine, and Histidine. These are considered “essential” because the body cannot manufacture them and must be obtained through the diet or supplementation.