Welcome to our “Good Question!” series, where we answer the best questions from the 3DMJ community in blog format. Today, I’ll be answering the question, “I went to a lecture on metabolism and food tracking, and learned everything is variable and full of errors. [Read more…]
Don’t get me wrong, I love me some good barbell movements! They are both practical and effective when performed correctly. I highly recommend centering a proper strength training around these core movements, be it a barbell hip hinge movement, barbell chest press variation, or simply hanging from a bar (bell) and doing some form of pull-up. [Read more…]
It’s hard to believe it’s been exactly 4 years since I created my 5-part series on “Weight training with spine disorders.” Believe it or not, much of the information I covered in that series I still do to this day. [Read more…]
Before we go any further, I should probably clarify my little “Thinning the skin” joke. Unfortunately, fish oil does not thin our skin (although the omega-3 fatty acids present in fish may help to thin our blood by reducing platelet aggregation). [Read more…]
Welcome to our “Good Question!” series, where we answer the best questions from the 3DMJ community in blog format. Today, I’ll be answering the question “What path should someone take if they want to be a health and diet coach?”. A great question in and of itself, and for some additional context, the person also said the following: [Read more…]
“You vs. You.” “Beating the athlete in the mirror.” These sayings have become popularized in our world today. Likely, because we as humans are so hard on ourselves. I’m hardly an authority when it comes to human psychology, but I have found that comparing ourselves to others can be a very powerful source of motivation. [Read more…]
As a natural bodybuilder it takes commitment, structure, hard work, consistency, poise and a lot of patience to build a great physique. These basic fundamentals have been proven time and time again. I know that sounds so basic or maybe cliché, but for many of us the fundamentals aren’t easy to comprehend or master, especially in our early years. [Read more…]
When you think of protein powder, what are the first two “types” that come to your mind? For many, it’s whey and casein protein. Why is that?