Micronutrients: Everything You Need to Know

Micronutrients are vital for the body, yet they’re not spoken about as much as macronutrients. Considering an estimated two billion people lack one or more crucial micronutrients1, more people should know about them. That’s about 30% of the world’s population! Many people suffer serious and life-long health problems as a result of being deficient in micronutrients, so today, I will shine some light as to what a micronutrient is, why they’re important to know, and how you can utilize them to reaching any health goal!

Macronutrients: Everything You Need to Know

If you’ve been looking into the foods you’re putting into your body, you’ve most likely ran into the so-called macronutrients. It can be easy to get lost in the health and nutrition world when you’re not familiar with the words often used, so today, I will explain what exactly a macronutrient is, why it’s important to know, and how you can utilize your understanding for reaching any health goal!

How to Properly Set Up Your Macros and Calories

Keeping your nutrition in check is one of the main things you should be focusing on in addition to training for reaching a specific fitness goal. Whether you want to gain muscle and minimize fat gain or lose fat and maintain some muscle, understanding how to properly set up your macros/calories will help you do…

How To Set Your Goals

When it comes to reaching your goals, the hardest part about them is actually adhering to them and following through. Which is why knowing how to actually set your goals is so important. Just take a look at most people’s New Year’s resolutions, according to U.S. News & World Report, the failure rate for New…

Taking a Break from Exercise

As important as it may be to exercise consistently in order to better your health and overall fitness, there will always come a point where you simply need to take a break. Wether it’s because you got a busy week, going on vacation, or even because you’re getting bored, taking a break from exercise has…

Is Creatine Safe for Teens?

As you may know, I previously made a post about the supplements that are worth your money. However, something I realized I left off was if these supplements could be used by teens. While the other supplements mentioned in the post, Whey protein and Caffeine, are safe for teens to use as mentioned in these…

How to Optimize Your Diet for Building Muscle

Nutrition plays a big role in helping you reach your fitness goals, pair it with a good workout program and you got an effective program that will get you the results you’re looking for. And when you’re looking to build some size, your diet is going to be one of the main factors to help…

6 Ways You Can Slow Down Your Metabolism

While it’s good to know the ways you can speed up your metabolism, sometimes it’s also good to know how you can slow it down so you know the habits you should probably avoid having. Learning the wrong things to do can help you work backwards and allow you to live the way you feel…

What Supplements Are Worth Your Money?

With countless of supplements available in the market today, you start to wonder what’s actually worth buying; at least I did. I mean, where do you even start? Casein protein, whey protein, BCAAs, L-Glutamine, fish oils, Creatine, and so much more. While supplements in general aren’t necessary for achieving your desired fitness goals, there are…

How Does Your Body Burn Calories?

Your body can do many things, and one of those things is the ability to consume calories in order to later use them up throughout the day, this is thanks to your metabolism. Your body’s metabolism is very important to understand as it can provide you the advantage of being able to eat any diet…