Sausage, Peppers & Onions

In my quest for quick lunches and dinners, I sometimes find myself adding a few ingredients to a pan, turning it on, and calling it a meal. This dish, as the name implies, is only made of three ingredients: thinly sliced onions, a pepper, and a few links of sausage. When eating this before a […]

5 Reasons Why You Need Volume

Image Source So you’ve put in a lot of time and preparation getting ready for that big competition. The competition has come and gone and hopefully you accomplished what you were shooting for. What next, well after all that work hopefully you gave yourself a few days to a week to relax and unwind before […]

Meal Planning for Weightlifters

One of biggest components of eating well is planning. By making grocery lists and meal plans, as well as having a well-stocked pantry and freezer, you can be assured you will eat better. Why? Because you have plenty of healthy foods, in the right quantities, and will never need to go run out to a […]

Chicken Parmigiana in the Crockpot

Traditional chicken parmigiana, like your momma made it, or like your favorite Italian restaurant, is usually breaded and fried, then topped with cheese and sauce. But I’ll be honest, I’m far too lazy to spend the extra time at the stove frying chicken, especially when the fried portion won’t do anything to increase my performance […]

Caffeine: The Great Igniter

Image SourceĀ  We have a new guest writer, Matt Bergeron. Besides being a lifter on Team MDUSA, Matt recently graduated from Ball State University with a Masters in Exercise Science and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist from the NSCA. He brings a lot of knowledge with his writing and has a lot to […]