Ingredient Investigator Extraordinaire – Monosodium Glutamate Gluttony!

Ingredient Investigator Extraordinaire: MSG Monosodium Glutamate Gluttony! Hello there, my friends! I hope you are treating life well by staying away from a little substance known as monosodium glutamate or MSG. This is another ingredient that is highly controversial because it is listed on the FDA’s GRAS (Generally Regarded as Safe) list. The reasons for […]

Mirror, Mirror, On The Wall, Who Is The Fattest Of Them All? Part III

Engineering Your Own Reflection Hello there, my friend! How are you? I hope you are treating life well, and I hope that it is reciprocating. I hope you have had the chance to read the first two installments of this blog post. If not, then go back and read up! This article will make no […]

I am sooo excited to start exercising …Are you really? (Part II)

I Am Sooo Excited To Start Exercising . . . Are You Really? (Part II) Welcome to Part II of “I Am Sooo Excited To Start Exercising.”  In Part I, I used a hypothetical scenario between a trainer and a beginning client.  You may have noticed that this particular client named “John” was super motivated […]

I am SOOOOOOO Excited To Start Exercising …Part I

I have noticed a common thread among those starting a fitness program for the first time or the first time in a long time.    I have seen many people start gleaming with hope, enthusiasm, anxiousness, and even fanaticism.  I have also seen some of those same people crash and burn in as little as 3 […]

Add Muscle, Build Metabolism, and Destroy Fat!

“Balancing Your Weights, Cardio and Nutrition for Maximum Results” Ok, you are talking to a friend you have not seen for a while, just shooting the breeze, when all of the sudden, you hear him say, “I just started a new exercise program and I am doing my cardio 6 times per week to burn […]

Getting In Shape The Politically Incorrect Way

Hi, my name is Griff Neilson, and I am a fitness expert and a fanatic to go along with it.  I love to help people find a healthier lifestyle that will serve them for the rest of their lives.  I completely despise fad diets. I think they are dishonest moneymaking machines that always screw people […]

Building Character To Build Your Body: Your Essential Guide

Hey, guys!  How’s life?  Today I am going to discuss some personality traits that are 100% essential to achieving your health and fitness goals.  Let me preface these traits with the disclaimer that they have to be earned!  I would also invite you to disregard the nonsensical line of bull-crap that states: “Well, that just […]

Goal Setting For Fitness: Part I – Discovering your Crystal-Clear Vision

Hello, my friends! It’s Griff, and I am excited to talk to you today about one of the most misunderstood topics of our day:  setting goals for health and fitness.  For some reason, most of my clients have a very hard time setting goals in this area of their lives. I have asked myself the […]

Tweaking Your Nutrition for Big-Time Performance

Hey all!  I usually write on a more general level as it pertains to fitness but I have had some requests to address Sports Nutrition.  I have strived to keep it simple here while giving you some nutritional techniques that will help take your sport to the next level.  You will notice that I do […]