Why You Need to Reduce Your Sugar Intake

  One of the biggest risks to both your health and your diet is sugar. It is a white menace which can play havoc with both your hormones and your organs. It was one of the first things I sought to cut out when I started dieting. Not only do you cut a lot of…

The Health Benefits of Walking

When I first started losing weight when I tipped the scales at 300 lbs, the first thing I did was the only the thing I thought I could do: walk. The easiest thing that I could think to do at the time to start my weight loss journey was walking. It’s low stress, I knew…

What is Powerlifting?

When I first started hitting the gym during my weight loss kick, I didn’t know where to start. I’d done research, but really needed someone with hands on experience to show me what to do. I tried several types of exercises with varying weights and rep ranges, but the style I felt got the most…

Introduction to Compound Lifts

Almost everyone knows what a compound movement, or compound lift is. It is a form of exercise in the gym that uses multiple muscle groups at the same time. It involves moving more than one type of joint in the same movement. For example, a bench press involves moving both your elbows and your shoulders…