Category Archives: Ask the Trainer

Ask The Trainer #25 – NEVER Give Up

Ask The Trainer #25 - NEVER Give Up

QUESTION: Hi, Chad, I really loved your article. I’m going through the same type of problem.¬† At 72, I finally completed in my first bodybuilding competition last May, then a week later I ended up with a hernia that had to be repaired. I had several complications during and after the surgery, due to my […]

Ask The Trainer #24 – Is Tribulus A Legit Test Booster?

Ask The Trainer #24 - Is Tribulus A Legit Test Booster?

QUESTION: What are your thoughts about using tribulus? Does age matter? Also, do you see or hear of any side effects from taking it? Thanks, Christopher ANSWER: Christopher, Tribulus Terrestris (or Puncture Vine) is probably one of the most popular¬†natural testosterone boosting herbs. The is due to some researchers claiming it increases Luteinizing Hormone (LH) […]

Ask The Trainer #23 – Mixing Cardio & Weightlifting

Ask The Trainer #23 - Mixing Cardio & Weightlifting

QUESTION: I appreciate any info you can give. I work out 4 days a week, my workouts are 20 minutes of running before lifting weights which can be a couple weeks of heavy lifting or a couple weeks of high reps lower weight. Either scenario, I don’t lose the puffiness nor do I get really […]

Ask The Trainer #22 – Gluten-Free Diets

Ask The Trainer #22 - Gluten-Free Diets

QUESTION: Hi, Chad. I really enjoy reading your articles. I’ve found them to be quite informative. Anyways, my question is regarding gluten. I’m sitting around 13-14% body fat right now. I would like to get down to about 10%. A trainer at the gym suggested that I try going on a gluten-free diet because gluten […]