The FITT Principle

The FITT Principle by Jesse de la Cruz The FITT Princilple applies to any type of resistance training, whether it be for strength, speed strength, aerobic strength. FITT is the acronym […]

Obesity and You

Obesity and You by Jesse de la Cruz It has been a little bit since I have last posted due to undergoing pursuit of a Masters degree in Nursing. The first […]

Formula for Estimating your Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR)

Men’s BMR = 1 x bodyweight (kg) x 24 Women’s BMR = .09 x bodyweight (kg) x 24 Remember, your body is never totally at rest. Your body is constantly […]

Your Metabolic Rate

Your Metabolic Rate by Jesse de la Cruz Your BMR is your basal metabolic rate.  This is the measure of total energy expanded for normal maintenance, repair, and function of the […]

Motivation and Discipline

Well it is that time of year again…Resolutions are made and the gyms are packed.  I truly don’t mind this time of year..some gym rats get annoyed with all the […]

Mind Conditioning

Mind Conditioning by Jesse de la Cruz Beyond pumping iron, dieting, and cardio there is another kind of preparation for physique competitons, a preparation just as important  that involves adjusting […]

Three Kinds of Strength

Three Kinds of Strength by Jesse de la Cruz I have a great interest in fitness and bodybuilding. I always convey to people that if you go to the gym, […]