Category: Dave’s Blog

Forming A Habit….

Have you ever experienced an initial burst of excitement around the new habit or resolution, but soon enough, long-term change feels just too hard to maintain? If you know what I’m talking about, the worst part is that you may beat yourself up about the fact that you never followed through with your goal, and Read More …

Protein Shakes…..

After total calories, your daily protein intake is likely the most important part of your diet regardless of whether you’re looking to gain muscle, maintain muscle, lose fat, improve performance or any combination thereof. For most people, shooting for somewhere around 1 gram of protein per pound of their current body weight (use your goal Read More …

Vitamin K…..

Vitamin A, B, C, D, E…and K? Starting even with its name vitamin K seems out of place and until recently, it hasn’t been very well-known. The “K” actually comes from the German name for coagulation or clotting of blood, and vitamin K consists of a group of fat-soluble vitamins, which have recently been receiving Read More …

Excuses For Not Training

Strength training is a necessary component of a well-rounded exercise program. For some, however, strutting into the weight room can be a little intimidating. The good news is there are many options to fit anyone’s needs. Incorporating strength training into your exercise routine will provide countless benefits. For starters, it’ll target the big muscles that Read More …

Sleep and Recovery

With sufficient sleep, I feel better, I work with more focus, and I manage my emotions better, which is good for everyone around me. I dislike having even a single day where I haven’t gotten enough sleep, because the impact is immediate and unavoidable. On the rare days that I don’t get enough, I try Read More …

Sports Psychology

In today’s world of sports, there has been in an increasing interest for athletes to engage in mental training.Many athletes looking for a competitive advantage have turned to sports psychology for an answer. Yet a vast number of athletes think sports psychology is for “head cases” or don’t see how mental trainingcan improve their performance. So these athletes turn to more physical training Read More …

Over Training

Over-trainers work out at a very high intensity, sometimes accompanied by a high volume that may include multiple exercise sessions in a single day. While high-intensity and high-volume training is not necessarily harmful, long periods of time (weeks or months) spent training in this mode, especially in non-elite athletes, can lead to inadequate or incomplete Read More …

Food is Fuel!!

With the arrival of colder temperatures in the winter months also arrives cold and flu season. While it may seem like getting sick at some point is inevitable, there are many nutritional strategies that can be applied (year round, really!) to boost the strength of your immune system and decrease your chances of getting sick. Read More …