How to Beat Body Weight Stagnation – Round 4 – Week 2

A couple of weeks ago, I finished up Round 3 of my Bigger Leaner Stronger workouts. Halfway through, it appeared that my weight was stagnating and I wasn’t losing body fat that I’d hoped. While I had seen the scale get down a couple of pounds, it’d shoot right back up another three pounds a … Continued

5 Reasons Hockey Is The Greatest Sport on the Planet

Tom Brady capped off the 2016 NFL season in arguably one of the best Super Bowls in NFL history. After overcoming a twenty-five point deficit, he lead the Patriots to an overtime victory. As exciting as this Super Bowl was, this excitement exists in every hockey game played. Below are my top five reasons Hockey … Continued

Round 3 – Halfway Point and Mental Health

Accountabilibuddies Starting the week of Christmas, I started round three of Bigger Leaner Stronger workouts. Over this period extending into New Year, a fraternity brother of mine decided he has the goal of dropping forty pounds within five months. With that goal in mind, I’ve become an accountabilibuddy for now a morning routine. With extra … Continued

Six Month Roadmap to Body Composition Success

Respect Where You Are Through What You’ve Been Through Six months ago I started a health journey that took me from 26% body fat to where I currently sit at 16.9%. With all the frustration in previous programs, I’m happy to settle with one that is yielding results. As 2017 starts, I’m excited and anticipating … Continued

Round 2 – Week 7 – What has become Habit from Routine

The Pinnacle of Success Starts With Knowledge Sunday December 18th, 2016 marks the end of my second round of weight training utilizing the Bigger Leaner Stronger book’s recommendations. Before I started SwollBro.com as my accountabilibuddy, I purchased this book back in April. I took a week from whatever lame, ineffective routines and sloppy dieting riddled … Continued

Round 2 – Week 6 – Moving More and More Mistakes

More HIIT Training As week six started on Monday, I found myself up early shoveling snow as Michigan weather decided to turn this week and dump three inches of snow across the region. While I try to plan to go to bed a bit earlier for these occasions, rarely do I go back to sleep … Continued

Round 2 – Week 5 – Mistakes in Diet and Moving More

Post Thanksgiving – Moving More As Monday rolled around as I typically check my measurements, disappointment rolled over me as I stepped on the scale and saw my results. So this time around, I decided getting on the elliptical in the morning, getting my cardio in for the day, was a step in the right … Continued

Round 2 – Week 4 – Thanksgiving Lending Itself to Temptations

Thanksgiving a Time for Gluttony So I have fell off of the diet wagon as Thanksgiving rolled around. I figure a cheat meal within the week probably didn’t hurt me too much in the long run. I wasn’t exactly watching what I was eating and probably was a bit higher in some macros than others. … Continued

New Year Resolutions – To Get a Gym Membership or Not?

Where the Hell Did 2016 Go? 2016’s concludes in less than two months. With the holidays leading to gluttonous behaviors, those participating may have wrapped themselves in guilt as excessive pounds rear their ugliness on the scale leading them into your local meat head or “judgement free zone” facility. Funny or sad as it may … Continued