Want to Start Lifting Heavy Weights? Start With the Basics: Shoes.

Gym Shoes - Wrestling

Great, another “So, you want to get in shape? You NEED to buy (insert gimmicky fitness product here – shakeweight, belly wraps, whatever, here)” post. This post simply isn’t that – sorry. It’s about the most important and effective piece of equipment you need if you want to finally put your gym membership to good […]

Four Things You Need to be Bringing to the Gym

It’s true that you can get into shape with nothing but a gym membership, a pair of cross-trainers, and a can-do attitude; but, there are other aspects of training that a commercial gym may not be equipped for, or their setup just sucks. Primarily, I’m talking about equipment for training explosive power and tools for […]

Product Review – Optimum Nutrition Creatine

Creatine is one of the oldest supplements on the market and the only one I continually use. There’s a reason for this – it works. Look at any pre-, post-, intra-workout supplement and one of the only ingredients that’s not hidden by the infamous “proprietary blend” label is creatine. Personally, I use unflavored, 99% pure, […]