Recipe of the month

Ingredients 1 cup raw almonds 1 cup raw cashews 1 1/2 cup dates 1 cup egg white powder (or collagen peptides) 2 teaspoons pumpkin spice 1/2 teaspoon salt 6 tablespoons canned pumpkin (not pie mix) Instructions Line a 9 inch square pan with parchment or wax paper. Set aside. Combine almonds and cashews in the food processor and turn on until they are roughly chopped. Add in dates and process until combined. The mixture won't be smooth. Add in the egg white powder, pumpkin spice, salt, and pumpkin and process until mixture comes together. This may take 3-4 minutes. Stop [...]

By | December 7th, 2017|Fitness|0 Comments

October Willpower Gym Athletes Recap

Great results for some of our members competing this October in Eugene at the NPC Battle for The Eagle. Joel finished 6th in Bodybuilding for his first time on stage, Lulu finished 4th in Figure, Sydney finished 4th in Bodybuilding and Lyndsay took 1st in Women's Physique and the Overall Title! Congratulations to all of you and a big thank you to all the Willpower gym members that were there to support them!

By | December 7th, 2017|Fitness|0 Comments

Focus on a Supplement

Hooligan is a high-energy pre workout supplement Hooligan, which features a heart-pounding 600mg caffeine per scoop! Provided you can handle that much all at once, you’ll be well rewarded with a fully loaded pre workout that enhances performance, pumps, focus, and energy. The supplement has no modified genetic ingredients. All its constituents are naturally occurring products that have not been altered or interfered with in any way. All its ingredients are listed meaning it has no proprietary blends. The vitamins inclusive offer and extra boost compared to other energy supplements.For the vegetarians, this product is best for you since it’s [...]

By | December 7th, 2017|Fitness|0 Comments

The Power of Commitment

I had an interesting conversation in of all places “In and Out Burger” a few months ago.  OK I will do another blog on fast food and bodybuilding, let’s just throw this into a cheat meal and move on with the subject of this blog.  So a guy walks up to me and says “Hey do you have any tips for me?” my first reaction was I was getting pan handled, but realized he was asking for training tips (my bad).  We ended up spending some time talking as we waited for our orders to be prepared.  He started with [...]

By | September 14th, 2017|Cardio, Fitness, Health, Training|0 Comments

Mouss Elbakkouchi: Back Workout

Mouss demonstrates proper technique for three basic back exercises: lat pulldowns to warm up the back, seated rows to build thickness in the mid-back and bent over barbell rows to maximize lat size while building erector strength in the lower back. Enjoy!

By | July 21st, 2017|Fitness, Training, Weights|0 Comments

Mouss Elbakkouchi Training style – #1: Rear Delts

In this video I present how i like to work the rear delts, how to execute it. It's a basic exercise to build a nice coconut round shape. I usually do 4 reps between 12/15 reps, i start my delt workout with this exercise.  Enjoy!  

By | March 6th, 2017|Fitness, Training, Weights|0 Comments

Giving Back to Younger Generations

During my last trip to Martinique in the West Indies, visiting my father Guy Ignace who runs a gym there, I had the opportunity to share my knowledge, my passion for my sport with young kids. That gym still features the equipment that I started training with when I was 15 years old. Looking the kids train there was awesome for me. My father has always been very adamant on giving back and sharing his knowledge with younger generations. The pillar are train, educate yourself, mens sana in corpore sano. He actually asks the kids every night randomly as [...]

By | February 20th, 2017|Fitness, Training, Weights|0 Comments

Getting Organized

Welcome to my first 2017 blog! I am often asked how do I do my job as a GM of a technology company, travel weekly, and still find time to eat right, train and compete as a bodybuilder at the national level (July 2016, I took a first place men’s 60, light heavyweight class at Master’s Nationals in Pittsburgh).  The simple answer is that I am a combination of organized, committed and consistent. The focus of the blog is to drill into and share the “how I do it”, a collection of applied experience which I have gained over the [...]

By | January 7th, 2017|Cardio, Fitness, Weights|0 Comments

WillPower Gym’s Mouss El Bakkouchi “Best in Class”

In this video, Mouss shows the proper technique for a tricepts extension

By | January 5th, 2017|Fitness, Health, Training, Weights|0 Comments
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