Posts Tagged 'gain muscle'

How Long Should I Mass For?

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Clients are usually timid about massing (gaining weight) but eating in a surplus is the best way to go about building and growing muscle tissue. Not only do you typically have improved energy and recovery but the only way to gain is to be in a surplus.

With massing phases, the pro is you build muscle but the con is you add on fat. You typically can’t gain one without the other but ideally you would gain slowly, pair it with resistance ...

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The 3 Tools Taylor Carpenter Needs To Track Progress | Charlotte Trainer

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If you have no way to monitor progress then you really need to reevaluate what you’re trying to accomplish. Most people are either trying to lose fat, build muscle, or get stronger (or a combo of the 3).

Below are 3 Apps that I use DAILY, all of which are free.

I recommend these 3 apps to clients but away from my business and simply working out on my own these are what I personally use and prefer. I’m always trying to ...

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Dymatize ISO-100 is Protein of the Year!

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The votes are in and the ISO-100 Hydrolyzed Protein won the coveted Bodybuilding.com Protein Isolate of the Year Award for 2013. In the supplement industry this is about as prestigious as it gets.

I’ve used Dymatize Iso-100 in my post workout shakes for the past year or so. Whey protein is vital in replenishing muscles after a rough day in the gym and Hydrolyzed protein is top of the line as far as quality goes. Hydrolyzed protein is absorbed the quickest, ...

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New Workout Equipment at Taylor Carpenter Personal Training Studio

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Over the past few weeks since deciding to make the studio exclusively for one on one personal training I’ve brought in a few new pieces of equipment most notably the Vulcan Strength Glute Ham Developer which I’m very excited about. The American Chiropractic Association has said that over 80% of our population will suffer from low back pain at some point in their lives, Americans spend over $50 billion to treat low back pain each year, and it’s ...

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My Fitness Pal Progress : December 2012-August 2013

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This post is about the personal progress I’ve made with fitness goals recently. I wanted to provide some reasoning and examples of why I stress logging your food with My Fitness Pal so much nowadays.

Below are two pictures I took of myself, one in December of 2012 at 195lbs and the other in August of 2013 at 187lbs.

I’m almost 10lbs lighter in the picture on the right but carrying significantly more muscle, leaner, more vascular, more definition, ...

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Build Your Home Personal Training Studio Part 1

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There are a dozen reasons why you should build your own personal training studio at home…It could be convenience, cost efficient, private, and created to be exactly what you want it to be. I’ll make a few different posts over the next few weeks recommending some of my favorite equipment that is not too pricey and would be a great addition to any home workout area.

I will post the average price range for the brand new item but you may ...

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What is CASEIN Protein?

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Nowadays there is a large variety of protein supplements to choose from. The two most popular types are whey and casein protein. At the end of the day your goal should be to reach the proper amount of macronutrients (protein, fats, and carbs) along with meeting your caloric goal for the day.

To take it one step further once you have that down is to possibly utilize a variety of proteins. They actually make blends along with varying qualities of whey ...

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Gain Muscle, Boost Metabolism!

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Sharecare.com is a very informative health related website that I believe was started by Dr.Oz, Oprah’s doctor…He gives advice on this site but also there are hundreds of Fitness Experts to answer your questions and the National Academy of Sports Medicine also has an active profile on here. It’s basically an extensive F.A.Q. page, you type in your question at the top and you are then sent to a page that may answer your specific question or at the very ...

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