The Importance of Sleep

Life as a professional bodybuilder can be hard. We are constantly looking out for new effective ways to gain muscle – the latest supplement, different workout routine, a new diet. All these things are very important…

Reverse Dieting From Competition

You have just completed between 3 or 4 months of long hard prep. During it, all your attention and focus were pointed to was how your body was looking, changing, and feeling. The day of the…

Occlusion Training

Ever wonder if it’s possible to build muscle mass by lifting less weight? And if there was, would it be something you might want to try? If the answer is yes then strap yourself in for…

Making Prep Enjoyable

Prep is hard. Prep is painful. Tiredness. Hunger. Cardio again… yuck. And if I ever see another plate of chicken and broccoli, so help me God…. Prepping for a competition can be ALL these things, and…

Balanced Hormones and Hormonal Imbalance – Part 2

In the last post, we talked about hormones and hormonal imbalance (symptoms, causes, and so on). Today, we’ll discuss all of the natural ways to balance your hormones (and treatment options for hormonal imbalance, if the…

Balanced Hormones and Hormonal Imbalance – Part 1

This is a topic that desperately needs discussion! I feel like there isn’t enough information about hormones and hormonal balance in the fitness community, even though they’re truly vital for your success at the gym. We’ll…

The Complete Guide to Foam Rolling

Hey Angels and Alphas! You’ve probably heard a lot about foam rolling from fitness experts, athletes, coaches, therapists, chiropractors, rehabilitators, and to be honest, from pretty much everyone nowadays. It’s true – foam rolling has gone…

Intermittent Fasting – The What, The Why, The How

Hey Angels, it’s Ally! Does the word “fasting” make you nervous? By now you’ve all probably heard of Intermittent Fasting. Intermittent fasting isn’t really something new – it’s been around for thousands (yes, thousands) of years,…

The Science of Willpower and Motivation

Hey Angels and Alphas! Let me ask you something – how come some days you can get up in the morning, make coffee, have breakfast, workout, and do it all in perfect succession, boosting yourself up…

Mastering Progressive Overload

Hey Angels & Alphas! Without a doubt, one of the most (if not the most) important concept in all of fitness is progressive overload. Let’s be honest. Some people go to the gym day after day,…

How to Craft an Empowering Morning Ritual

Hey Angels and Alphas, What’s your morning ritual? Whether you realize it or not, you have a morning ritual. There are things you do consistently every morning that either build your momentum up or down for…

How Long Does It Actually Take to Lose Weight?

Hey Angels and Alphas, If you’re on a weight loss journey right now, you’re probably used to having more questions than answers. Whether you want to lose weight for that one special occasion, for summer, or…

How to Reach the Fat-Burning Zone during Exercise

Hey Angels and Alphas, With the current pandemic sweeping the world right now, many people are worried that they’re not getting the adequate amount of calorie-burning in their regimen. With gyms closed everywhere, our options remain…

Everything You Need to Know About Metabolism

Hey Angels and Alphas, Did you know that the majority of your calorie burn doesn’t come from the puddles of sweat after a tough workout? The majority of your calorie burn is actually driven by your…

The Beginner’s Guide to Meal Planning

Hey Angels and Alphas, You all probably know that meal planning is essentially the best way to control your diet. Scheduling and pre-cooking your meals is an approach that both gym-goers and professional athletes use so…

The Science Behind High and Low Rep Ranges

Hey Angels and Alphas! Whether you’re a powerlifter that’s never even done more than 6 reps, or a bodybuilder that’s always chasing the “hypertrophy zone,” you can’t deny one thing. The goal you’re pursuing requires that…

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