Welcome back! In this edition, we’ll go a little deeper into how to create a fitness program tailored to your needs! How Much Do I Do in a Session? It can be time-dependent, but usually, 90 minutes is the longest your sessions should be unless you’re a powerlifter who’s taking 10 minutes between sets. I… Continue reading A Coach’s Perspective: How to create a fitness program – Part II
With half the battle being what exercises to choose from, exercise order can make for amplified success through your training journey. It’s common to make improvised decisions that cluster random exercises together, but that won’t get you to your goals faster. Instead, try creating your training routine with more thought and consider these points as… Continue reading Exercise Sequence: It Can Make or Break your Workout
In the fitness industry, there’s no shortage of avenues to travel down. Whether you fall in the category of a powerlifter, Olympic lifter, or collegiate athlete, every adaptation you make comes with a cost. A powerlifter who’s peaking for a meet will likely resemble a penguin the way they walk. Explosive athletes like Olympic lifters… Continue reading Why You Should Diversify Your Movement Portfolio
When we talk about cardiovascular exercise nowadays what generally comes to mind a quick HIIT workout that lasts anywhere from 20 to 45 minutes. In a world where we love immediate gratification, these workouts sound like a great idea; they are time efficient and we feel like we got crushed at the end of the… Continue reading Building your Aerobic Base and Why we need to do it
People always tell you that working out and doing exercise is good for you. It helps you lose weight and get toned. But do you really realize the benefits of a fitness lifestyle? Well, it’s never too late to learn. Here is a list of 10 ways fitness benefits your life: 1. Increase your strength:… Continue reading 10 ways fitness benefits your life
Injuries can oftentimes be the cause for an unused gym membership and regular dates with a heating pad. Thankfully, most injuries are usually able to be worked around if you know what you’re doing. It can be scary not knowing what’s going on and how to continue to make progress without re-aggravating things. So let’s… Continue reading I injured myself; how do I maintain strength?
Mobility and stretching are key to longevity in any realm of fitness. They both compliment each other and promote a healthier relationship between our joints and muscles. But they often get confused with one another. Stretching Stretching seeks to elongate a muscle. Regardless of activity levels, stretching your muscles regularly should be a priority because… Continue reading What is the difference between Mobility & Stretching?
When I first began weightlifting my biggest fear was getting injured. I knew I couldn’t lift heavy weights and thus didn’t think I had a place in the weight room. But eventually, I learned the basics and it picked up week by week. Here are the 6 things that every beginner should know if they… Continue reading Newbie Gains: How to start your fitness journey?
How are those New Year goals looking? Do you need tips to achieve your goals? Are you making strides towards your goals? Or have things fallen off and you haven’t quite gotten to where you need to be? If so, no worries. Here are 4 tips in helping you get back on track: 1. Review Many… Continue reading 4 Tips to turn your thought into action and achieve your goals!
There is a lingering misconception of a good vs a bad workout and which side sweating during exercise falls on. It’s often believed that a workout is only good if you come out of it looking like you entered a wet T-shirt contest. But in reality, your fitness goals are the ones that will determine… Continue reading The sweatier the t-shirt the better the workout?