Posts Tagged: fat loss

4 Basic Nutrition Tips for Athletes

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A lot of athletes struggle with nutrition. Some of the reasons for this can include lack of knowledge, inability to cook, not buying their own groceries, timing/options with school, etc. There are a lot of things that are working against athletes eating well. The problem is that good nutrition can be such a difference maker. […]

2 Random Tips for Getting Back in Shape

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Not too long ago I wrote a post on how you do not need a treadmill to get back in shape. Too often we get stuck in the mentality that we need to figure everything out on our own before we are ready to figure some things out. Just Tuesday we started another session of […]

Getting In Shape without a Treadmill

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Running seems to be one of the most popular forms of exercise in this country. It is easy to perform, does not require a whole lot of equipment, and is very cheap. Throw some clothes on, lace up your shoes, and just go run. Seems simple enough right? Well here I am to hate on […]

Why do I Favor Strength Training?

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At Evolution Sports Performance, we work with a lot of young athletes. These athletes are typically not experienced in a weight room, and when they are it usually was not a good program. 90% of the time, athletes and parents choose us because they want their athlete to get faster, quicker, stronger, or in better […]

3 Ideas that I Find Comical about the Fitness Industry

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First and foremost, the ideas that I am about to poke fun at are things that I used to do. All three myths are things that I used to strongly believe. The point of this post is not to simply just bash on general fitness things and be grumpy about it. I want to let […]

Intro to Training Density

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There are a lot of ways to lift weights. The number and types of set/rep schemes in uncountable. We can also do things for time which adds to the possibilities. One aspect of training that seems to sometimes get forgotten about with people that lift heavy is the concept of density. Training density is all […]

Ditch the Treadmill- Part 2

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Last week, we talked about what aerobic training is, who it is for, and introduced the misguided notions about it in part 1 of this series. Today, I am going to focus on fat loss and why the treadmill is not my favorite tool for such goals. Anytime you add a new training stimulus, the […]

Mastering the Basics

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Our society is an interesting one. We are always looking to become elite, advanced, or at least earn a cupcake. This can be a great strategy in the right context. If we are willing to hustle to get a better job, then it could mean more money, time off, or work to be proud of. […]

Workout Finishers for the Holidays and Beyond

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Happy Holidays everyone. This is the time of year for lots of eating, drinking, and not working out. Time becomes limited and the first thing to go is the gym. At least running around from store to store, fighting off the crowds has to have some kind of metabolic effect right? This time of year […]