Why Your Diet Isn’t Living Up To The Hype


Fad diets might help you lose weight, but they won’t help you keep it off. Diet smart by avoiding these 5 weight-loss saboteurs. Most Americans will follow some kind of diet at some point in their lives. Unfortunately, most diets have an extraordinarily low success rate. Around 80 percent of dieters regain all the weight […]

Healthy Hacks For Thanksgiving Day


You know what I hate about the Holidays? Weight gain. Its no surprise that the average American usually gains around 5-7 pounds per holiday (Thanksgiving and Christmas). Now some of that is water weight but typically you are left carrying an extra 3 pounds of fat than before going into the holiday! So in 5 […]

8 Pro Tips To Elevate Your Fitness Game


Combine cardio with strength training, don’t skip those big lifts, and lift to failure. These are just a few of the secrets to training success our team of top experts share with you. You’ve been hitting the gym and seeing great results. But now you want more. Curious about how the pros get and stay […]

Have you ever experienced low energy from cutting carbs?


When it comes to dieting nothing gets shunned upon worse than carbs. There has been rumors that if you’re looking to stay lean or get trim you should only eat carbohydrates in the morning. Though this may be true, typically when you cut carbs out entirely you tend to feel more drained. At least for awhile. […]

October: Growth & Traffic Report


Welcome to the second installment of our Growth & Traffic Report! Every month starting now, we will be publishing and outlining major happenings that are taking place on the MDR site. We plan to show you a behind the scenes look into what a fitness blog entails and how its growing. Lastly we will include some […]

Caloric Intake and Balance


Protein: Responsible for repairing damaged and broken down tissue in the body (this happens to muscle fibers when working out). Eating enough protein also helps to maintain satiety. Carbohydrates: aka. as evil food but couldn’t be farther from the truth. Carbs are the bodies #1 choice of fuel and needs an appropriate amount to function […]