DRIVEN

"Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." -Albert Einstein My personal journey started...

Strong is a Mindset

"Somewhere between the desire to have a six pack of abs and the need for a six pack of cupcakes I find myself in a constant struggle of...

Fat Burner Basics

As a trainer and person who's lost over 100 lbs, I know one of the biggest factors in losing weight is the timeline. "How long is it...

Food - Friend or Foe?

Since this is the last blog post of this series, I wanted to take a moment to touch on the topic of food in general. I did a post on...

Benefits of BCAAs

If you've been brave enough to stick your toe in the pool we call "Fitness" then you've more than likely heard the importance of protein....

Pros of Probiotics

Most of us have heard of probiotics before. But what exactly ARE they? Why are they important? And should you be taking them? Probiotics...

The Thing About Protein

Protein cookies, protein pancakes, protein donuts, protein shakes, protein bars- there’s pretty much a protein version of everything!...

Is Glutamine for you?

Whether you're looking to increase your performance, build muscle or simply improve your health, glutamine could prove to be a beneficial...

Don't Snooze on Your Diet

It's 3:30am, the alarm goes off and I quickly hop out of bed. Straight to the bathroom to shower and apply my make-up, I breeze through...

Pre-Workout

There are three common 'P' words in fitness. The infamous post-workout protein, the coveted muscle pump, and of course, pre-workout....

Change Brings Change

It had all come down to this moment. We'd spent hours watching "how to" videos, made endless trips to get supplies we'd missed and waited...

Fish Oils

If you've ever stepped foot in a vitamin store you know how easy it is to get lost in the sea of supplements. Pre-workout, protein,...

Over-Packed

My name is Franny Cochran and I am a Chronic Over-Packer. Going on a weekend getaway? I have three pieces of luggage that include clothes...

Should you Whey?

In today's community of fitness, drinking a protein shake after a workout is almost a right of passage. It's as if the "Gym Rat" status...

Never Quit

It's a classic scenario. Christmas Day: Doug and I are at the buffet and I'm getting ready to make my first trip to the food line. I grab...

Prepare for Success

"By failing to prepare, you're preparing to fail." - Benjamin Franklin We had less than four hours until the start of our event and we...