Category Archives: crossfit

Various stages of Body Fat Progress for BodPod or DexaScan

Most people don’t test their body fat for various reasons, it can be expensive and inconvenient.  The scales that you can use at home are real hit and miss so the two methods I recommend are Dexa Scan (often times … Continue reading

Posted in crossfit, diet challenges, eating out, leangains, nutrition, paleo challenge, paleo diets, personal training, power lifting, protein supplements, strength training, weight lifting, weight loss | 3 Comments

My lean mass journey (and oh yeah, fat loss along the way)

Like most people when I first started working out “for real” I experienced good muscle gain.  According to BodPod figures I went from 124 pounds of lean mass to 131 in 3 months.  Then after surgery and some extreme dieting … Continue reading

Posted in crossfit, diet challenges, eating out, leangains, nutrition, paleo diets, personal training, power lifting, strength training, Uncategorized, weight lifting, weight loss | Leave a comment

Keeping your workouts fresh and safe

It’s been close to a year since I reached 405 pounds on the deadlift, since then I have only lifted 415 once focusing more on more reps at higher weights but closer to a 90% approach.  It’s actually almost like … Continue reading

Posted in crossfit, leangains, nutrition, personal training, power lifting, strength training, weight lifting | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Chocolate Hazelnut Butter and Frozen Bananas

So this is one of my latest creations and until today I hadn’t tried it with Yogurt and Milk (I supposedly have a milk protein allergy, pffff).  Since my last smoothie I recommended that Milk and Yogurt was an option … Continue reading

Posted in crossfit, nutrition, protein supplements, snacks, weight lifting, weight loss | Leave a comment

Jerky, Nuts, Tuna and Kombucha

I realize this post might trouble some people because you could take an issue with the jerky or tuna.  Look, when I can buy Buffalo Jerky or low processed foods I do every single time.  Not everyone can do this. … Continue reading

Posted in crossfit, nutrition, paleo diets, protein supplements, snacks, weight loss | 1 Comment

Maybe you’re just weak

I remember someone saying something to me when I first started serious resistance training and it sticks with me to this day.  At that time I had a lot of issues, my knees popped like fireworks every time I did … Continue reading

Posted in crossfit, personal training, protein supplements, strength training | Leave a comment

Supplements are a poor substitute for a good plan

A few weeks ago I got a sore throat, I was experimenting cycling Creatine on heavy days and leaving it out on light days.  This is not an indictment of Creatine, just so you know, it’s very common to get … Continue reading

Posted in crossfit, nutrition, paleo diets, personal training, protein supplements, weight loss | Leave a comment