The Nutrient Timing System Book Review

The key to a great physique is not just knowing what to eat, but also when to eat specific foods. “The Nutrient Timing System” was written by two men with Ph.D.’s in sports nutrition. They cover when to eat specific nutrients and why. The doctors have worked to help Olympic athletes reach their best potential, via…

Updated: Undesirable Side Effects of Steroid Use

For long-term health and fitness, please resist the temptation to “juice” for fast results! Bodybuilding is a sport/activity in which many people choose to take steroids in order to reach maximum muscle growth–sooner rather than later. I’ve competed on the bodybuilding stage in the past, and standing beside the perfectly muscular and super lean physiques…

Mission

Broke Single Mom Fitness is not just about being broke or being a mom. It’s not about helping only moms, women or broke people. Broke Single Mom Fitness is a metaphor for reaching and maintaining fitness goals in the face of life’s challenges. I’m a fitness enthusiast who started working out days after giving birth to my…

Decrease Muscle Soreness

I don’t believe in popping a pill to combat post-exercise soreness. Yes, if you have inflammation then take an ibuprofen, but making a habit of it is not healthy. Muscle soreness can be a useful gauge in telling you if your workout was hard enough, or too hard. For example, debilitating soreness, like when it…

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Healthy Fats

Many people shy away from all fats when they are trying to be healthy and/or get lean. The truth is, not all fats are created equal: There are saturated fats and unsaturated fats. Some fats are essential and others are not. The source of the fat, the amount you ingest, and if it’s processed or…

How to Decrease Bloating & Get Regular

This article is about bathroom regularity — bowel movements. It’s an unpleasant topic, we all know. But it affects many people, especially women. Firstly, this article is not for people with medically related bathroom irregularity. I’m a personal trainer, not a gastroenterologist. However, as a personal trainer, I have quite regularly helped clients get regular….

Sample Weekly Workout Schedule

Having a weekly training schedule organizes training days to ensure that you’re working each muscle group, each skill or whatever your goal is, with enough frequency for results, while also preventing overtraining. If you’re broke or have a limited budget and can’t have a personal trainer write you a routine, I created the below sample…