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YGR 006: Training Your Mind and Not Just Your Body – The Mental Game

YGR 006: Training Your Mind and Not Just Your Body – The Mental Game

How To Train Your Mind For Fitness Success In this podcast we talk about how to mange your thoughts when you feel that your goals are not being met. This podcast was inspired by the feelings I was having during my current bulk stage that I decided to do for the next 6 months. I started feeling like I was getting fat even though the scale wasn’t showing over the amount I anticipated gaining during this phase. But, when the scale does...

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YGR 005: How To Handle All The Holiday Food And Temptations

YGR 005: How To Handle All The Holiday Food And Temptations

Eat What You Want For The Holidays In this podcast we talk about how to handle all the food temptations around the Holidays. Every year we deal with the all the Holiday foods and temptations and usually just say we will take time off until after the new year. I know you’ve done this…because I have too. But, you can finally learn how to enjoy the Holidays and in some cases eat whatever you want if you prepare for it. Jim and I...

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YGR 004: The Fear Of Resting To Much And Losing Muscle Gains

In this podcast we talk about how resting is an important part of muscle gains and keeping your body healthy. This is something that I realized after taking an unexpected 4 days off from my normal workout routine. Jim and I talk about how I was a little afraid of losing what I worked so hard for over the past few months. We all feel like if we are not working out, we are losing muscle or getting soft. The truth is that it usually takes...

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How To Build Muscle And Gain Weight – Tips For Hardgainers

If you have been frustrated and searching for How To Build Muscle and Gain Weight this post will help you understand and get results.  Sometimes you can be doing  everything right and just one thing wrong and it can make a difference. If you’re reading this article you must be a hard gainer, no matter what you do for some reason you cannot seem to put on muscle and weight. 
You know you’re working out hard, you stuff...

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YGR 003: How To Stay Active And Not Get FAT!

YGR 003: How To Stay Active And Not Get FAT!

In this podcast we talk about how staying active is so important for your over all health and burning calories. I realized this myself after I spent much of my Sunday afternoon in front of the computer working on some projects. I’m usually trying to get 10,000 steps per day as a goal to myself, because I know it beneficial to my health and my fitness goals. Plus, I know if I meet my goal I will have walked about 5 miles and burned...

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YGR 002: Tips For Building Muscle Naturally And Preventing Frustration

YGR 002: Tips For Building Muscle Naturally And Preventing Frustration

Can You Build Muscle Naturally? Yep…but it can be FRUSTRATING As HELL! In this podcast we talk about building muscle naturally and how frustration is a part of it. It’s SUCKS! I know, because that’s exactly what just happened to me and I decided to share it with everyone. I decided back on August 27th to start a 60 day cycle of working out with heavier weights and bulk up. I thought I could possibly gain some size in this...

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My Clean Bulk Diet For Building Muscle

I decided to record my daily food I’m eating for my clean bulk diet. I am currently planning to bulk for 6 months and plan to try and gain about 2 pounds per month while building muscle. I want to gain as much lean muscle as possible, but minimize the fat gains. The thing you need to understand is that when bulking, you need to know your caloric maintenance level and be in a caloric surplus in order to gain muscle tissue. If you...

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7 Tips On How To Lose Love Handles Fast

7 Tips On How To Lose Love Handles Fast

The question that comes up over and over again is “How to lose love handles fast or lose that stubborn belly fat” Let’s be honest, none of us like having love handles and don’t want them. They are not something we work on having. But, it happens and for guys it’s usually very common. To makes matters worst, while our love handles are often the thing a dieter would like to lose first, but when we follow a...

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YGR 001: Welcome To The You-Get-Ripped Podcast

YGR 001: Welcome To The You-Get-Ripped Podcast

Ok…We Did It! We published our very first You-Get-Ripped Podcast. Here’s what we discuss on this episode. Jim and I talk freely about why we decided to start a podcast and publish it to the world. The long story short…we LOVE Fitness and helping people, so it just made perfect sense.   Here’s a few of the points that we discussed during the show. Find your WHY first Most people force themselves to workout or...

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Why I Use A Weighted Vest To Help Build Muscle

Why I Use A Weighted Vest To Help Build Muscle

I recently shot a quick video explaining why I use a weighted vest when working out to help build muscle. I basically only use the vest for when I do push-ups and sometimes pull-ups. Video:You should watch the video that I created down below this post that explains how I use the vest in my workouts. When trying to build muscle you want to do less reps and put more strain on the muscles. If I can do 50 push-ups with no vest, by adding my 20...

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The First Step To Reach Your Fitness Goals

The First Step To Reach Your Fitness Goals

When Jimmy and I decided to start this blog and create YouTube videos, we didn’t know who we would be talking to directly. All we knew at the time is that we loved to talk about fitness and found ourselves just wanting to help others when we could. We knew that if we had these struggles and questions along our fitness journey, there had to be others like us that had similar struggles and questions. I wanted to shoot a quick video and...

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Fast Chest And Tricep Workout When In A Hurry

Fast Chest And Tricep Workout When In A Hurry

Have you ever been in a hurry, but wanted to work out? That’s how I felt today and decided to try a few new things to get my workout done in less time. I only had about 30 minutes and my normal workout for chest and triceps takes about 45 minutes to an hour. So here’s what I did to still get the burn and put the same kind of stress on my muscles. Tip #1 – Start With Pushups The first thing I did after a quick warmup was...

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Lose Weight Fast – The Fastest And Best Way To Lose Unwanted Fat

Lose Weight Fast – The Fastest And Best Way To Lose Unwanted Fat

It’s Time To Get It Done You have to first make the decision to lose the weight. You have obviously done that because you are reading this article. The question I have for you is why? Why do you want to lose this weight? Is it because you have a big party or a gathering coming up and you want to look good or want to look like you are in shape. NO problem people come to this decision all the time. I have the best method to help you...

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How To Motivate Yourself To Workout

How To Motivate Yourself To Workout

In the beginning when we decide to workout, we are super excited and have tons of drive. We usually stick to the workouts and diet for a week or so before we start to lose motivation. Does this sound familiar? Well…there’s many ways to trick your mind and learn how to motivate yourself to workout every single week. Let me first say that this is a journey and you will learn along the way. You will find what helps you and what...

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Should I Eat Cheat Meals Or Have Cheat Days?

Should I Eat Cheat Meals Or Have Cheat Days?

Hey…Coach Scott Here! I need to explain why cheat meals are both good and bad for everyone. First , I want to say that if you are trying to lose weight, you shouldn’t have a cheat meal until you have achieved your weight loss goal. Now, with that being said…you should always set smaller goals to reach your bigger ones. That’s basic goal setting 101 right? For example: If you are 50 lbs over weight, you may want to...

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