This Spring I had the opportunity to prepare for my first professional photoshoot. After a successful winter bulk, I hadn’t planned on getting extremely lean for summer. But I only had 7 weeks to get ready for this photoshoot, so I had to take things up a notch. Looking at the calendar, I heard the […]
As expressed by most athletes, flexing your biceps after you win or make a big play signifies your strength and dominance. The lump of yours bicep and the size of your arms prove your quality training, but here’s a secret – your biceps don’t make your arms look big – your triceps do! What […]
The United States is currently in the midst of an obesity epidemic. Mass media is quick to blame the increase in technology and fast food restaurants. However, a major contributor to this epidemic is the increase in sedentary jobs and decrease in activity levels. The number of sedentary jobs has grown nearly 85% since 1950, […]
There was a study published recently in the Journal of Clinical Biochemistry and Nutrition (1), where 41 obese and overweight men were split into two groups and put on a 12-week lifestyle modification program to see which of the two approaches was better at increasing serum testosterone levels; increased physical activity or reduced caloric intake. […]
It was 1981, and David J.A. Jenkins who is a British-born University Professor in the department of Nutritional Sciences at the University of Toronto, along with his student Thomas Wolever, published research showing the effects of various carbohydrates on the body’s blood sugar levels. This research was compiled into a list, and as you might’ve […]
Save With the football season fast approaching, now is the time to get yourself conditioned, strong and game ready. An excellent way to do this is through high frequency training, although it does need to be programmed right to be effective. Football Training In The Off-Season The off season is prime time to work some […]
If you’ve done research into supplements, you would have heard of leucine by now, sometimes referred to as l-leucine. Leucine is one of the three branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) and it is fast becoming the most popular form of amino acid supplementation on the market. They are essential amino acids, which means we need them, but […]
Building muscle is something that requires intense dedication, both in and out of the kitchen. Everybody knows to build muscle you need to lift some weight, but a lot of people might think that’s it. The most important part about building muscle, however, lies in the foods you eat, and not just what you eat, […]
Most of us go to the gym to become stronger and build muscle so that in turn we look and feel better. In order to do this on the most basic level we need to build a strong base and this all starts with our posterior chain. The posterior chain consists of muscles and tendons on […]
Chris Lavado is the most passionate veteran in the fitness industry. An elite online personal trainer and YouTube/Instagram social media powerhouse with over a decade of experience in hands-on personal training for clients of all types and all ages. He is one of the very first pioneer advocates of the flexible dieting/IIFYM movement. Chris is […]
Danny Apollo Bruce is a leading health motivational expert and #1 Celebrity Personal Trainer. Danny has created a brand for himself geared towards helping others achieve and maintain any fitness goal they want. Danny is an exceptional personal trainer and advocate for individuals with developmental disabilities. Whether you’re a bodybuilder, Men’s Physique Competitor, […]
Born a shy, awkward, and skinny kid…Transformed into the leader of the “Live Lean Nation.” That’s the story of Brad Gouthro. During Brad’s early years, he was never comfortable in his own body. This lack of self-confidence quickly spread to other areas of his life. Fortunately, this all changed when Brad made the […]
Kirk’s love of health and fitness began at a very young age when he would play any sport possible from soccer and athletics to pretty much anything that involved running around with friends. However, it was soccer where he quickly excelled and was his first true sporting love. He dreamt of becoming a professional soccer […]
Overweight and unhappy are two words that no longer belong in the description of Alex Pauwels; a now muscle-built nutrition blogger, motivator and professional dieter that wants to help you become a better version of yourself. Our health-passionate Ambassador has the ultimate goal to inspire as many people as possible to start living healthier and help them […]
Growing up in a sporty family and hooked on a variety of sporting activities from a young age, it was always inevitable that Nina Ross would find her place in the world of health and fitness. If she wasn’t competing in swimming or athletics competitions or playing netball, both at national and international levels,
Carly Thornton started training in her early 20’s when she joined her old school. It was very small, but had enough equipment for her to do her bit. Gradually her needs changed and her love for fitness grew. She progressed to a larger chained fitness centre where she followed her passion and achieved her level […]
Tomas started lifting weights as a promising ice hockey player but began to fully focus on bodybuilding and fitness after a serious back injury. From there, Tomas knew that bodybuilding would become an integral part of his life. After a short break to concentrate on studying, Tomas returned to competing in 2013, bringing his impressive […]
Rocky Fielding is the former Commonwealth Super Middleweight Champion and former English Super Middleweight title holder. Rocky is currently undefeated in 17 professional bouts, 10 of which came by way of Knockout. Anyone that has seen Rocky fight will know just how much explosive power can be delivered by one of his show stopping left […]
Mix up your meal prep with our delicious Sweet Potato Maple Chips! Ingredients – 350g Sweet Potatoes – Sugar-Free Syrup – Maple flavour – 10g Amaranth Flour – Salt & Pepper Method 1) Puncture sweet potato with a fork and place in microwave for 4-6 minutes until soft. 2) Remove from microwave and slice into […]
This simple yet delicious satay sauce will please any fine diner and is very versatile! It can be spread on meats, tofu or even pimp up your cooked vegetables and noodles by adding a spoonful. Once made, this sauce will last 2-3 weeks stored in an air tight container in the fridge. Ingredients – 2 Tbsp […]
Save on the macros this Summer & give our Protein Piña Colada Smoothie a try. Enjoy this sweet treat alone or add any preferred extras when the sunshine hits! Ingredients 1 Scoop Impact Whey Protein – Pineapple flavor 250ml Reduced-fat coconut milk 2 Pineapple rings 1 Handful of ice Method 1) To your shaker add the handful […]
Take a look behind the scenes of our photoshoot with Irish Athletes Rob Lipsett & Vinny Gough. A photo posted by ROB LIPSETT (@roblipsett) on Jan 14, 2016 at 11:00am PST For more product videos, workouts and recipes – subscribe to our YouTube channel below!
Get some serious big back motivation with our bodybuilder and fitness model Tom Johnson with lat pulldowns and barbell rows. Really work those lats individually with single-arm movements, and don’t forget to finish off with your favorite flavor of Impact Whey Protein.
Girls – want to sculpt strong, shapely legs like our athlete Charleigh Kiara? Jump off that elliptical and into the weights room, and hit your legs from every angle using free weights, machines and functional fitness equipment.