September 25, 2020 The Perfect Amount of Protein

Information on what to eat is often conflicting - and protein is no exception. We know the importance of protein for building muscle and getting lean, but is it healthy long term? How much is the right amount, and what are the signals that can...

September 18, 2020 Body Composition: Male vs. Female Designs

With this week's release of Functional Body Composition 2.0, we've created separate tracks for males and females for the first time in our online programs. So what are the physiological and mental differences at play? Dig in with us and learn more about neuromuscular efficiency,...

September 11, 2020 Metabolism Misconceptions

Do you take it as a given that your metabolism will slow down in your 30s, 40s, and beyond? Dig a little deeper with us as we examine the myths and misconceptions around how metabolism works. The way your body responds to training, nutrition, and...

September 4, 2020 Just Give Me My Macros – Pt. Two: What Works For You

In Part One we covered how to calculate your calories - but there’s no such thing as a magic macro formula. Today we dive into where to take this estimation, how it translates to food on your plate, and where to go from there to...

August 28, 2020 Just Give Me My Macros – Pt. One: Calculating Calories

The numbers of your calories and macronutrients aren't magic - and they're only one piece of mastering your nutrition. But understanding how they work, how to get them, and how they fit into the context of making nutritional change is an effective tool for change....

August 21, 2020 Nutrition for Performance vs. Aesthetics

If you had to bias your preference, which one would you pick? Training to look good and training to win are two different things - but you can find a happy medium with the insights from today's episode. We also cover where clients tend to...

August 14, 2020 Effective Online Coaching

Need to move your fitness coaching business online? We mentor and work with many personal trainers and fitness coaches who are adapting to the times through virtual coaching. But there are tools, skills, and mindsets that are unique to the online setting that will make...

August 7, 2020 12 Months With One Dumbbell

A lot of people are reaching out because they realize they may be working out at home for quite some time, and they still want to see some progress. Today we give a few points to think about when you're looking for just one or...

July 31, 2020 Conditioning for Aesthetics vs. Performance

Is the person with the top workout score the healthiest? Do they have the best body composition? Not necessarily - because chasing intensity in workouts yields a different outcome than conditioning for aesthetics. Today we dive into Functional Pump Conditioning methods for aesthetics, and discuss...

July 24, 2020 Intermittent Fasting for Health

Marcus and Misbah return for a new season and dive right into a topic we get many questions about. Intermittent fasting is a trending idea, but shouldn't necessarily be the number one tactic if you want to lose weight. So let's talk about where it...