Want to learn how to actually lose body fat? Rich Rowland has the answers

Yeah, yeah. Everyone has heard that we need somewhere between 7 and 9 hours of sleep. Well, it turns out it is way more important than you think when it comes to fat loss and health. It is estimated that the average person will spend 1/3 of their life sleeping. Your body actually does a great job of using stored fat for energy while we sleep, but sleeping less makes the body preserve fat for energy rather than utilize it. Sleeping under 7 hours a night causes the body to produce more of the hormone Ghrelin. Ghrelin hormone signals hunger, and that typically leads to overeating during the day, and longer eating windows. Read More

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Don’t Give Up! There Is More Than Meets The Eye

So, you’ve been working out for years and you still aren’t on the cover of Men’s Health, Best Body Eva issue?  Is that what you are telling me? Sadly, I believe it. As much as we all have this idea that we can be “ripped”, the reality is 90% of us won’t even come close, and for most of us, it can’t just be about the looks. So, should we just give up? Read More

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Myth Busted

Too often, we have our mindset on topics, issues, or ideas without every really knowing the truth about them.  I can tell you that I have put my foot in my mouth plenty of times because I bought into an idea because my favorite celebrity, doctor on TV, my buddy, or social media personality told me so.   Read More

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 ROWLAND’S RULES:  Don’t Forget Your Sups

Being in this industry for almost 20 years, I would like to say I know a few things about fitness and nutrition.  One thing I can say is that supplements do work, and on the contrary, a lot of them simply just are not effective and do not work.   Read More

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ROWLAND’S RULES: BEGINNERS FAT LOSS EDITION

Today, I am talking about my rules for fat loss to follow.  These rules apply to all those people who are starting out on a new journey to lose that unwanted body fat. Read More

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Is Your Blood Pressure Higher Than The New Guideline?

So what can you do to meet or beat the new blood pressure guidelines?  Here are the 3 keys to get it down. Read More

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Tailgate Like a Boss

Fall is here!  That means it's time to tailgate like a boss and keep it clean.  Here is one of my favorite paleo friendly recipes.  Try it out at the next house party, or make it before you tailgate your favorite team. Read More

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Fact or Fiction - The Real Deal

We are in constant need for information, but can we really trust what we read on the internet? Here is a piece of advice, believe everything you read on the internet, and don’t believe anything you read on the internet.  It’s about 50 percent truth, and 50 percent of someone trying to sway your opinion or change what you believe in.  So in this month’s blog, I am going to get to the bottom of the most common health “myths" and find out if these are true or not. Read More

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The Skill Mill – Why This Piece Of Equipment Should Be Staple In Your Routine!

The Skill Mill is the first motor-less hybrid treadmill to hit mainstream fitness with the intention to improve power, speed, stamina, and agility all while keeping the impact on the joints to a minimum with its curved tread. Read More

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Rich's Summertime Chicken Recipe

Now that it's May, summer is just around the corner. Check out one of my favorite chicken recipes. Get that protein! Read More

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