Tips to Maximize Muscular Hypertrophy with Resistance Training

By Elliot Fisher MS, ATC, CSCS, PES Many gym goers workout with the intention of changing their physique.  This involves building muscle and losing fat.  Resistance training is the exercise modality that people use in order to build muscle. Most people do not know what they need to do in order to build muscle in […]

The Health Benefits of Coffee and Caffeine

By Elliot Fisher MS, ATC, CSCS, PES Coffee and caffeine are widely consumed substances.  People drink coffee for more energy, motivation, and taste.  Some people believe that there are many health risks to drinking coffee or other caffeinated beverages (like energy drinks for example).  In reality, there are a lot of health benefits to coffee […]

Metabolite Training

By Elliot Fisher MS, ATC, CSCS, PES When trying to gain muscle (muscle hypertrophy) there are two main mechanisms: mechanical tension and metabolic stress.  In this blog, we will focus on metabolic stress. Metabolic stress, also known as metabolite training, refers to when you get a pump in the gym, feel the burn in the […]

General Diet Recommendations

By Elliot Fisher MS, ATC, CSCS, PES The information in this article is not medical advice.  Any nutrition questions should be referred to a Registered Dietician or your Physician.  This article is based on the cited references. Step 1 – Determine Goal Gain Muscle – Should be in caloric surplus.  Gain 0.5-2 lbs body weight/week.1 […]