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
Here is the one fitness challenge everyone should be doing, the Murph. When you start racking up significant training hours in the gym, workout routines can seem to become repetitive and boring. It sounds like it’s time to flip the switch and shock the CNS. Switching up a routine on occasion can teach your body… Continue reading “The Murph” – The Fitness Challenge Worth Doing
Have you ever looked at your trainer’s plan for the day and wondered how did he plan this exercise equation? Without an educated eye, it can be nearly impossible to do. If you’re not interested in understanding why that is totally fine. Plenty of clients come just for convenience and the community, which is awesome.… Continue reading A Coach’s Perspective: My Approach with New Clients – Part I
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
My Personal Experience with Women Lifting Heavy Weights Do women get bulky after lifting heavy weights? Let me tell you my experience. My first few months as a trainer were the definition of “trial by fire”, minus the actual fire. Around the New Year, there were 100+ consultations sold and nobody to render them. This,… Continue reading Why lifting heavy weights won’t make women bulky
I still find it hard to believe how different my body was just two years ago while I was still in my undergrad. I was your typical student studying night and day and always putting exercise on my list of things to do, but never quite making it happen. I was very far from my… Continue reading How mindset helped me annihilate my fitness goals
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?
Meal planning sounds like it is an overwhelming concept. However, with some trial and error, it can actually make your life much easier and help you hit your goals faster. With your meals planned out and available ahead of time, you take all the guesswork out of what you are going to eat. You will… Continue reading How to Meal Plan & Hit your Fitness Goals