Fitness Tips

3 Tips to Conquering Halloween Candy

I don't have a sweet tooth. I just love candy. Some of you think I'm in denial, but that's just how it is. And with November 1st nearly here, it's going to be a great time to stock up on discounted post-holiday candy once again. The rest of you are probably taking a more regulated [...]

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UFC 216: Kevin Lee is Sick

UFC 216 is all done wrapped up. Sales are expected to be at an all time low, even though Mighty Mouse set a new title defense record with a pretty slick finish to boot. In the main event, El Cucuy took on The Motown Phenom. Two guys most people don't know because, hey, not Conor McGregor. After [...]

The Mini Cut- Workout One

Hey fit fam, it's time for another cut! "But Chase, didn't you just wrap up a show?" For show, for show. But before we get the winter bulk under way, both me and Jon wanted to piece together a less intense cutting protocol that everyone could try. Let's go! Workouts Here is the full plan [...]

Exercise Ain’t Cool

Everyone knows they should exercise, but let's be honest: exercising just doesn't look cool. It just don't, maaaaan. The key difference here is a newbie will get intimidated and never do the moves that really work the bod. Meanwhile, the fitness enthusiast fully buys into it all and dubs them "badass". Nailing the look in [...]

Fighting for Your Life: You Don’t Have to Know Everything

The biggest talk of combat sports this week is the Mayweather-McGregor fight. Yes, it's actually happening. Whether or not you're a huge boxing or MMA fan, this fight has enough mainstream appeal that anyone can join in on the fun. Likewise, there's a lesson to be applied to your own fitness journey. There's layers of depth, and the more [...]

Managing Your Macros 7: Timing, Frequency, Donuts

Whether you eat 3 times a day or 6 times a day, that's not going to help you get bigger/smaller if you're not aware of the overall calories and macros. For people who struggle eating, smaller portions more often can help putting down those calories. But it's the result of putting down more calories that make [...]

Why Does Fitness Mean So Much?

Okay, we should probably clarify that title. This isn't a post trying to convince you why fitness should be important. Honestly, that approach rarely works for the long-term. This is really just a heart to heart about why fitness means so much to us. We both just celebrated our 30th birthday. (Thirty years for the AoA's [...]

Iron Fist Fails Are Fitness Fails Too

Maybe it's because of all the bad press that I kept my expectations low. But honestly, I didn't think Iron Fist was bad. Out of all the Marvel Netflix joints, Danny Rand might've had the least impact. Even for those who enjoyed it, I don't think they're going to be clamoring for a season two. On to the [...]

Managing Your Macros: Pizza

After all that Intermittent Fasting talk, let's go back to the basics: analysis on a single food item. This week, let's tackle everybody's fave: pizza. Ninja turtles love it. New York City rats love it. So even if it's not your most fave, there's no denying it's one of your faves. And with this whole macros [...]