Posts tagged muscle

How to Get More Sleep & Level Up Your Life

Never once did I rest in a bed while playing Fallout 3.  Resting to recover health seemed really stupid when all I had to do was kill everyone in my path and take items from their lifeless carcasses to heal myself.

Sadly, when it came to my own sleep in real life, I never took it seriously either.

Sleep may be one of the most important tools we can use on our quest for fat loss, muscle gain, or living a more overall healthy life.  Yet, many of us get less than sufficient sleep and then pound 5 Hour Energy, coffee(s), or Monster/Red Bull all day just to get us to five o’clock.

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What is the Most Accurate Way to Measure Body Fat?

Most people gauge their weight loss success with the bathroom scale.  Step up, stand still, and boom instant feedback.  However, your common household scale is about as reliable as a drunk plastic surgeon at Mardi Gras.  

Scale weight can fluctuate throughout the day depending on numerous variables and they also do not provide any measurement of how much body fat you actually have.

There are a few ways to measure body fat specifically for those who are trying to reach a certain level of “leanness.”

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Becoming the Batman

Almost 98% of my podcast guests answer my question of “what superhero would you be” by answering that they would be Batman.  It makes sense to be honest, a rich guy with cool toys who stands for justice and tries to right the wrongs of the city he loves.  Batman makes more sense then some dude who can only can be defeated by some rock that doesn’t exist naturally on Earth (suck it Superman).  

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Greg O’Gallagher on Getting the Body of a Greek God, Intermittent Fasting, & Embracing the Now

In this episode I interview Greg O’Gallagher of Kinobody.  Greg was included in the 30 Under 30 the Young Professionals Changing the Face of Fitness list by Fitocracy earlier in 2014.  Greg is also the host of his own podcast Road to Ripped where he talks about his training protocals, interviews trainers, and talks with some of his clients who have made great transformations. Greg currently lives in Toronto, Canada.

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