Matt Weik, Author at IIFYM

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Matt Weik is the Founder/Owner of Weik Fitness, LLC and is a well-respected fitness expert/author with a global following. He’s a certified strength and conditioning specialist, personal trainer, and sports nutritionist. His work has been featured in over 85 fitness magazines and over 1,500 websites. Check out

Sleep and Weight Loss: How Too Little Can Be Catastrophic To Your Goals

  Has anyone ever told you that you need to get more sleep?  Well, they’re onto something.  In order to wake up feeling refreshed as well as allowing your broken-down muscle fibers to rebuild and get stronger, you need a minimum of seven (7) hours of sleep each and every night.  And no, you can’t […]

7 High Protein Snacks for Those On The Go

  We live in a world where we tend to rush around like a chicken with its head chopped off—minus the gore and awkward flailing. At the sound of our alarm clock we hop out of bed, jump in the shower, dry off, throw our clothes on, brush our teeth and hair, wake up the […]

9 Low-Calorie Fast Food Meals Worth Trying

  Who says you can’t eat fast food? While IIFYM allows you to leave all food options on the table, most think you can’t eat fast food without getting fat. WRONG! In fact, I’m going to show you nine low calorie fast food meals that you can grab when you’re in a rush. For starters, […]

The Best Fish Oil Supplement for the Price

  As someone who believes it’s difficult to put a price tag on good health, I’m still price conscious when shopping for supplements. I don’t buy into the hype and I’m not about to spend money on something that does not have science backing it. With that being said, isn’t your source for pushing […]

4 Alcoholic Drinks That Won’t Destroy Your Progress

This article will showcase four alcoholic beverages that are the best caloric options when partaking in social gatherings.

The Essential Guide to Workout Supplements

Here’s our list of tested and proven supplements to help your performance.

Eating A Low Fat Diet: Here are 10 Foods to Minimize or Avoid

  I know what you might be thinking… “but, Matt, with IIFYM I’m supposed to be able to eat anything I want. Why would I want to utilize a low fat diet?” That’s true, with IIFYM you really have no limits, but if you are trying to lose weight, we need to remember that there […]

Dynamic Stretching: The Vast Advantages and How to Apply Them

  We all know how important stretching is. It’s been preached about for decades. We all can remember the days of being in school and having gym teachers and coaches running us all through stretches. Unfortunately, in those days it was primarily static stretches and not dynamic stretching. People are used to the normal static […]

The Best Core Exercises to Protect You from Injury

Here are five superior core exercises for the purpose of building a strong core for injury protection.

The Best Bicep Workout Strategy for Hypertrophy

While I’m here to bring you the best biceps workout for hypertrophy, we need to get one thing straight. Nothing in fitness is a guarantee. This included…

“Everyone is different”: The Lazy Person’s Excuse for Not Making Progress While Dieting

How many of you at one time or another have used this excuse for not seeing change? Stop trying to be a unicorn…

Meal Timing for Macros: Does It Even Contribute to Your Diet?

Meal timing has consumed our lives, well not anymore…Time to drop the obsession

10 Nutrition Myths That Just Won’t Die

  Over the years, so much information surrounding weight loss nutrition has been debunked. Yet, it seems as though nutrition myths keep coming up in conversation and on the internet—they just won’t die! In this IIFYM article, we will break down some of the most common weight loss nutrition myths, one after another so you […]

9 Benefits of HIIT: Is it the King of Cardio?

  I’m about to use a word that I absolutely hate, and that word is CARDIO. I may be standing alone on this one, but I’m willing to bet there are many of you out there reading this article having the exact same thought. I live an extremely hectic life between running my business […]

Testosterone Supplements: 10 Sources Worth Your Attention

  With so many testosterone supplements out there today, we at IIFYM decided to give you the goods when it comes to knowing what testosterone supplements work. If you’ve followed us for quite some time you know IIFYM does not recommend many products, yet we try to provide you with informative content such as providing […]