When Motivation Fails…

Motivation is great for inspiration.  Something you see or read can inspire you to start working towards a new goal.  You make plans to achieve those goals.  You might even start - you get a gym membership, you enroll in a new class, you buy supplies for that new hobby you want to start.  You … Continue reading When Motivation Fails…

Grow Your Glutes, Not Your Quads: The Squat

When I first started weight-training, I watched a lot of form videos to teach myself how to squat.  I made sure my back didn't round at the bottom, the bar path was straight, and that I was going ass-to-grass.  After a few years of training like this, I realized that my quads had outpaced my … Continue reading Grow Your Glutes, Not Your Quads: The Squat

Should I Take a Fat Burner?

Getting competition lean is difficult and sometimes you have to dig deep to get the conditioning you need to be successful on stage.  What's more is that you can only push your body so far - through caloric restriction and increased cardio - before you burn out emotionally and physically.  It's tempting to reach for … Continue reading Should I Take a Fat Burner?

Gratitude

Ever since last June, I've been putting in at least two hours a day at the gym every single day.  I wake up, take my supplements and caffeine, and go straight to the gym.  It's just routine at this point.  I don't think about whether I want to go or not, I just go.  My … Continue reading Gratitude

Rachel McLish

Today's Valentine's Day/#wcw goes to Rachel McLish. Rachel McLish won the first ever IFBB Ms. Olympia in 1980.  After an impressive four year career, she retired and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1999.  Not only was she one of the first female bodybuilders, she also acted in several movies portraying a physically … Continue reading Rachel McLish