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Overweight and scared or anxious of the gym? Don’t be!

Overweight and scared or anxious of the gym? Don’t be!

I have been going to the gym since early 2011, so we’re closing in on a decade of lifting. During this period I have attended big commercial gyms as well as small, “hardcore” niche gyms. 

One sighting that I notice multiple times a year, is that of overweight, presumably first-time gym-goers, with a scared, anxious look to their face.

Too often, that will be the last time I see them. It saddens me, so my only motivation for writing this post, is to try and provide some encouragement.

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Is Protein Powder necessary to Build Muscle or Lose Weight?

Is Protein Powder necessary to Build Muscle or Lose Weight?

I think this is a very legitimate question, as protein powder seems to be all the rage when we are first introduced to the world of fitness. Everybody seems to be consuming it – and there are a ton of different brands.

And I mean a ton, marketed towards highly specific niches; vegan lifters, female lifters, elderly lifters and the list goes on.

But is protein powder actually worth it?

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