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Healthy Gainz, Part 1: Fueling Your Body for Muscle Growth

This is part one of a two-part series on fueling your body for muscle gain while eating healthfully. Part two will explore the benefits of minimally processed food choices to take your GAINZ to even more XTREME levelz than ever before! Gaining muscle – though definitely not easy – is really quite simple. The basic …

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Ready, Set…Go Reset

Hey gang! Today, I’m here to talk to you about strength. Specifically, I’m here to talk to you about ORIGINAL STRENGTH! This is going to be a quick introduction to give you a sense of why we do certain things at MFF. This is also going to be the jump off point for an MFF series of blogs and videos by yours truly. Ok, so what’s Original Strength?

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Are you a Grower or a Show-er?

Do you want to GROW muscles, or SHOW muscles?  It sounds like a trick question.  You want to GROW muscles so you can SHOW them to EVERYONE! What I mean, is, when you’re setting your fitness goals, do your phrases include: I want a bigger chest; I want big arms; I want more muscle; I want to build muscle; I want a juicy booty. FUCK YEAH! Those are great goals!  But there is a difference between working out and eating to GROW muscle, versus working out and eating to SHOW muscle (TWEET THAT SHIT!).

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Class Review: Barry’s Bootcamp

by Ninja Master Mark Fisher
As loyal readers and Ninjas know, we’re kind of obsessed with getting better at MFF.  We read a fuck ton of books, blogs, and websites, we go to weekend seminars, and we have long, geeky conversations where we use science-y terms like “reciprocal inhibition,” “stretch shortening cycle,” and “dragon semen.”  

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Pukey the Clown Is NOT My Homeboy

by Ninja Master Mark Fisher
One of the newest fitness crazes sweeping the nation is a form of training called Crossfit.  Crossfit is a strength and conditioning program that focuses on achieving competency in a range of fitness qualities while purposefully specializing in none. Crossfit incorporates elements of gymnastics, olympic lifting, sprinting, and other training modalities.  You’re burning to know what I think about it, aren’t you?  Ok, FINE, I’ll tell you since I know your life will be incomplete without a thorough Mark Fisher Fitness analysis.