Category Archives: Matt Weik

What is Anthocyanin and Should You Include Them in Your Diet? – IronMag Bodybuilding & Fitness Blog

  by Matt Weik If you are a berry-lover, you might be aware of how these tiny berries are full of powerful antioxidants and the incredible health benefits they offer. Fruits and vegetables are a part of a balanced diet, but do you know that you can get health benefits from food items with a […]

Should You Use It? – IronMag Bodybuilding & Fitness Blog

  by Matt Weik You’ve come across a lot of motivational phrases that are now almost cliché. Phrases like “no pain, no gain,” “go big or go home,” “may the odds be ever in your favor,” and words of encouragement like “that’s the spirit!” and “keep it up!” While these phrases have become more commonplace, […]

Is HIIT Bad for You? – IronMag Bodybuilding & Fitness Blog

  by Matt Weik HIIT and cortisol creep sound like an evil villain in a Marvel movie, but in reality, it’s just a fancy way of asking a question. HIIT stands for high-intensity interval training and what we want to explore in this article is whether or not it lowers cortisol levels. Let’s first understand […]

If You Hate What You Do… Stop Doing it – IronMag Bodybuilding & Fitness Blog

  by Matt Weik While a little off the norm for a topic, this article is honestly for everyone. While I’m deep in the fitness and supplement industries, the topic truly encompasses all industries, including the bodybuilding industry. The bottom line is, if you hate what you do and all you do is complain about […]

The Downfall of the Fitness Industry is Upon Us (Bad News) – IronMag Bodybuilding & Fitness Blog

  by Matt Weik As much as I hate to see it happen, the fitness industry is shooting itself in the foot time and time again. We are experiencing the downfall of the fitness industry, and if we thought we had an obesity crisis on our hands currently, wait until you see what happens over […]

Polyphenols and the Health Benefits You Need to Know About – IronMag Bodybuilding & Fitness Blog

  by Matt Weik I know what you may be thinking… Poly what? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. While some of you may have heard of polyphenols (perhaps in the news), most people have absolutely no clue what they are. And that’s ok. In this article, we will look at what polyphenols are, their benefits, […]

Is Mushroom Coffee Growing on You? Here’s Why You Need It – IronMag Bodybuilding & Fitness Blog

   by Matt Weik Are you looking for a way to start your day with a burst of energy? A new, exotic coffee that is packed with nutrition? Are you looking for a natural source of antioxidants without even having to drink green tea? Well then, we have found a solution — mushroom coffee. Mushroom […]

Is a Vegan Diet and Lifestyle Safe for Children? – IronMag Bodybuilding & Fitness Blog

by Matt Weik Having a proper and balanced diet is extremely important, especially during childhood. It is mainly because, during the initial stages, kids need a nutritious diet for their overall growth and development. But what if you have a budding vegan at home? If your child cuts off an entire food group, is it […]

Helpful Tips for Lifestyle Changes If You Have Type 2 Diabetes – IronMag Bodybuilding & Fitness Blog

  by Matt Weik Type 2 diabetes is a serious disease and a growing problem in the United States. The number of Americans with type 2 diabetes has doubled since 1995, and it’s estimated that one in three Americans will have diabetes by the year 2050. Type 2 diabetes is caused by high blood sugar […]

A Diet Worth Looking Into? – IronMag Bodybuilding & Fitness Blog

  by Matt Weik Are you looking for an easier way to improve your health, boost energy, and prevent chronic diseases? Then, switch to an NDPR (nutrient-dense plant-rich) diet or nutritarian diet. This single lifestyle change can offer you benefits far beyond what you could’ve ever imagined. You’ll be surprised at how effortless eating nutritious […]