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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

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 […]

Creatine for Women: What’s The Most Effective Type?

  Many have asked the question, “is creatine for women?” The answer is an emphatical, YES! For years women have pushed it to the side and considered it only being for men. Yet, creatine for women can be notably beneficial. Follow along with this IIFYM insider scoop to find out why you should add it to […]

Lowest Calorie Alcohol: How Much Can You Drink Before It Affects Your Health?

  Here at IIFYM, we prefer to believe we know how to turn up. Ok I need, to be honest, I had to look up exactly what that meant in the Urban dictionary—that shows my age, I’m actually typing this on my rocking chair. Yet, regardless of your age, we all want to let loose […]

Pre-Workout Supplements: 6 Side Effects and How To Avoid Them

  *Before getting started, IIFYM would like to point out that pre-workout supplements are not for everyone and can have serious side effects to your overall health if not used as directed. IIFYM recommends that you consult with your doctor before using any pre-workout supplements. Also, IIFYM does not support the use of pre-workout supplements […]

Gain Muscle and Lose Fat: Can You Accomplish Both Simultaneously?

  Who doesn’t want to get jacked and shredded? But the age-old question always seems to be, can you gain muscle and lose fat at the same time? Why not? Gain muscle and lose fat FTW! It can be done said all the old school bro-science magazines! See any of them around anymore? Nope. IIFYM […]