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DOES PRE-WORKOUT WORK AND HOW?

    Work, family, errands, events to go to, lack of sleep.. This list of LIFE can stack up quickly and get us all quite busy. The examples above are many of the reasons why millions of people use pre-workouts to help them get their butts in gear and focused for the next training session. Making the MOST out of the time they have in the gym. Are pre-workouts necessary for everyone? No, not at all, but they can be very beneficial in helping give you immediate energy, laser focus, and huge pumps that most pre-workouts are created to do. A pre-workout can be utilized for practically any goal whether we're aiming to just lose some unwanted weight or to pack on lean muscle...

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RECOVERY WITH EAAs

  Deciding between EAAs and BCAAs begins with an understanding of amino acids. The human body uses a total of twenty amino acids, which can be divided between essential & non-essential amino acids. Due to marketing and many supplement brands intentions, many people tend to not know that BCAAs are in fact 3 of the 9 EAAs! BCAAs(branched chain amino acids) are 3 amino acids called Leucine, Iso-leucine, and Valine. These 3 are responsible for MPS(muscle protein synthesis) and are great for improving recovery and helping maintain that hard earned muscle you have worked for. The only kicker with BCAAs, is when taken by themselves in a fasted state, the body can have a difficult time utilizing them if there are...

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HOW TO START LOSING WEIGHT

Losing weight, burning fat, getting lean, etc all comes from a caloric deficit. How do you get yourself into a caloric deficit you might ask?? You start by tracking every single thing you put into your mouth! Now don't start tossing out all your food in your fridge and pantry, because losing weight/fat doesn't have to be miserable and boring! Eating the same foods you usually eat, but in different quantities can do the trick, but if you don't have the discipline to know when to STOP eating, maybe you should get rid of all things that could become a vice. Just simply use one of the many free apps out there to track and manage your caloric goal. One...

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CAFFEINE | MULTIPLE SOURCES?!?

Caffeine is found naturally in many plants, and is also produced synthetically which has made it available in a variety of forms. It is considered a stimulant within when consumed. Research and development have benefited the supplement industry through the creation of a number of different types of caffeine, enabling products to include blends for further performance advantages. Caffeine reduces sedation and relaxation by inhibiting the production of Adenosine, a chemical associated with sleep. This results in an increase in wakefulness, focus, better body coordination and an increase in performance in cardiovascular and anaerobic exercise. In sports supplements, you will find Caffeine Anhydrous used for increased energy, focus, and performance. However, the potency of caffeine anhydrous can cause some negative side...

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Leg Day Training With Brock and Austin

CLICK TO WATCH! Brock takes Austin through one of his latest Leg Days added to his split. In this particular workout split, Legs are trained 2x per week. Reason being, your lower body is 50% of your body, so why wouldn't you train it multiple times per week like your upper body! Give this Leg Day a try if you are up for it and let us know how you make it! WORKOUT BELOW: Front Squat- 3 x 5 (watch video for breakdown) Barbell walking lunges- 3 x 20 Leg Extensions- 4 x 12 (watch video for breakdown) Barbell RDL - 3 x 12 Lying Leg Curl- 4 x 12 (watch video for breakdown)   Keep up with us on...

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