6 Tips for Staying Lean During the Holidays

  Contrary to what most dietitians and trainers will tell you at this time of year, I don’t think that it is well advised to deprive yourself of enjoying the feasts associated with […]

Caribbean Pineapple Chicken

Caribbean Pineapple Chicken Serves: 1 Ingredients: 1 ea. Chicken breast, boneless and skinless – seasoned with blackening seasoning ½ cup Black beans ½ cup Pineapple chunks, roughly chopped 1/3 cup […]

FAT LOSS SIMPLIFIED: IT’S ALL ABOUT THE NUMBERS.

Is losing weight easy? For most people who have struggled with being overweight, the answer to that question is no. It takes a tremendous amount of dedication and hard work […]

How Low Can You Go In Body Fat Levels While Staying Healthy

Nope, this is not an article on how to limbo to lose fat. It is a fact-chasing pursuit of how low a person’s body fat can get before the body […]

Why Is Everyone Going Gluten Free?

The term gluten free is becoming increasingly more prevalent among the medical community, health and nutrition circles and with the general public. Products are being labeled as gluten free, even […]

LEAN PROTEIN SOURCES TO HELP KEEP YOU FULL AND PROVIDE YOU WITH THE NUTRITION NEEDED TO GROW.

In this post I will list the healthy lean protein sources available that should be consumed as part of a healthy diet.  To be considered a lean protein source, it […]

Add Some Power and Speed-Shift to Your TORQ

If you’ve followed my blogs much, you’ve probably noticed a high number of training technique variations that seem to go against conventional wisdom. As the years have gone on, I’ve […]

Why you need to taper your diet as you train

So you start off on your new diet and goal of losing 40 lbs. You may or may not have a trainer. Your exercise program is followed as religiously as […]

Leg workouts for individuals with bad knees

By Dr. David Ryan (Cecil Award, National Arthritis Foundation) and Rob Pilger Several individuals have problems with their knees, but this doesn’t need to prevent anyone from exercising. Knee injuries […]

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN COMPLEX CARBS AND SIMPLE CARBS, AND THE FOODS THAT CONTAIN THEM..

Today I will explain the difference between complex carbs and simple carbs. Carbohydrates are generally classified in three different types.  Sugars (simple), starches (complex), and fiber.  When your body breaks […]

The Triple Transition Tricep Trasher

You’ve just done some heavy compound work like close grip bench presses or weighted dips. With your power and mass builders complete you’re now thinking about a finishing move to […]

My Personal Diet and Labrada Supplements Use

Being involved with a supplement company has many perks, one of them is being able to experiment with their line of products. I have had the pleasure of being a […]

Time Flies On The Quest For Muscle Size

It’s hard to believe it’s been a full 10 years since Steve Holman and I started our X-Rep.com site. It’s also hard to believe that we had trained together for […]

THE BIGGEST MISTAKE I SEE PEOPLE MAKE: CHEST

If you’ve been incorporating the tips I’ve provided in the last couple of articles here on Labrada.com, I hope they have helped you see progress and break plateaus. It’s amazing […]

THE BIGGEST MISTAKE I SEE PEOPLE MAKE: TRICEPS

As soon as you saw the title of this article, you may be thinking the mistake that I’ll be referring to is not training triceps as hard as biceps to […]

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