April 22, 2018 JP 9Comment

Just about everyone who hits the gym has a goal in mind. Whether a very specific goal, or just as simple as wanting to see improvements in lean body mass, for example. However, I am comfortable to assume that most people do not reach their goals. Or, at the very least, many will witness someone else who is much more successful in their outcomes and wondering what secret they are missing. Let’s review 3 big mistakes that most people experience that keep them held back from their ultimate goals. Mistake #1: Not Having A Specific Plan Many have goals that…

April 20, 2018 JP 7Comment

The ketogenic diet — or, more commonly known as the “Keto” diet — has been a very popular diet among athletes and others trying to lose fat and optimize their physical performance. You may have read articles in various fitness magazines, or you may know some friends who have mentioned it. With this diet skyrocketing in popularity in recent years, let’s review what the ketogenic diet is, how it helps, if it is safe, and if you should consider the diet for your goals and lifestyle. What is the Keto Diet? The ketogenic diet refers to a diet that causes…

March 27, 2018 JP 11Comment

We will begin to go through a series of workouts and exercises to help you achieve your peak performance and get your body in its top shape. Today, we will start with the basics. Let’s first understand and discuss some key components to help you max out your workouts as you are getting started. Once we get these foundations together, we will start with looking at the actual workouts and their specific benefits. Let’s begin by looking at the fundamentals that the natural athlete and lifter need to incorporate to help increase their overall strength. Go Back to Go Forward…

March 14, 2018 JP 4Comment

In America today, it seems that everyone is trying to find the new pill or the new fad that will help them lose all that unwanted weight. After all, how can you ever achieve peak physical performance if you are carrying around unwanted weight? However, the reality is that there is no “silver bullet.” No single pill will erase all the weight and keep you in top overall physical shape with increased muscle growth. The good news is that there is a tried and true way not only to lose the excess weight, but train your body to help keep…

March 11, 2018 JP 2Comment

Today we are going to discuss the various types of protein powders in combination with an optimal mix of other ingredients for the best shakes to help you not only build muscle, but also lose weight. As with all areas we will discuss, to truly optimize your body’s metabolism and physical strength, you have to take into account multiple factors and how they all interact with one another.  By understanding all of your options, you will be able to begin avoiding the ingredients than may have been holding you back, and begin utilizing the optimal ingredient combinations to aid in…

March 8, 2018 JP 5Comment

Regardless if you are a competing athlete or an amateur who has never lifted weights a day in your life, there are some core areas that well help improve everyone’s overall phsyical strength and body fitness.  While many individuals incorporate some of the key components, few incorporate all.  In order to allow your body to achieve its optimal physical level, you have to ensure you include all areas as one cohesive plan and lifestyle.  We are going to outline these key areas, and it will help transform your body and take your overall physical performance to the next level! Diet…

March 6, 2018 JP

Welcome to Strength Maxed! I look forward to learning and growing with you. Please read a little bit about who I am and some more background about this site. MY STORY Growing up from as young as I can remember I was always in to sports and adventures. Whether it was basketball, football, soccer, track or hiking a mountain in my back yard, I was always staying active and enjoyed pushing myself. Into high school I was focused on playing football in college. That goal was nearly a reality until a couple of serious injuries derailed my high school dream….