5 ways to measure progress

Everyone’s fitness journey is unique to them. Weight loss is one of the many common goals that a client may desire for themselves. There is nothing wrong with having this goal in mind and working towards achieving it. While seeing a downward trend in the number on the scale is exciting feedback, it is not… Continue reading 5 ways to measure progress

Breakdown of the Basic Functional Movements

It’s no secret that functional movement is the foundation for managing a healthy and active lifestyle. That’s why many health professionals program workouts focused on improving specific movement patterns used during a typical day. This blog will share a breakdown of the Basic Functional Movements so you can understand your programs with greater clarity. Not… Continue reading Breakdown of the Basic Functional Movements

Get a Grip!

There is so much fitness jargon out in the world because of social media. Let me cover one topic that is pretty basic so you can get a grip on what is real and what isn’t about bicep training.  What Is The Bicep? For starters, there needs to be some basic understanding of the biceps.… Continue reading Get a Grip!

Barbell Press Comparisons

Horizontal pushing basics with a barbell   When performing any type of horizontal pushing, we must consider the technique and form that is required to perform optimally. Just because an exercise can elicit a muscle building or muscle-strengthening effect doesn’t mean it automatically should be in your exercise catalog. This is why I want to bring up… Continue reading Barbell Press Comparisons

Breathe and Brace

There are a few certain things that are necessary in a warm-up in order to have an efficient workout; being able to breathe and brace to activate and lock in your core are fundamental things that everyone should know! What is the Core? To be able to understand what the core does and how it… Continue reading Breathe and Brace

Making the Most of Targeted Training

More often than not, targeted training is associated with using machines rather than free weights or body weight. Since machines isolate certain parts of the body or only function in uniplanar movements, it’s easy to specifically target the intended muscles or muscle groups when exercising. That’s exactly what targeted training is, specifically strengthening certain muscles… Continue reading Making the Most of Targeted Training

Exercise progressions to work up to your first bench press

How to get your first bench press in 3 exercises or less These exercise progressions are the safest way to work your way up to the bar and to ensure you’re doing exercises that work on building strength and stability.  Working your way up to the bar is going to take practice with pressing in… Continue reading Exercise progressions to work up to your first bench press

Visualization and its importance in the fitness industry

Whether you are an experienced fitness athlete or a regular person that is starting his fitness path, it is normal to wonder how to improve your strength, technique, and performance without physical exercise. Here is when we find the term visualization and its importance in the fitness industry. Visualization and the Fitness Industry If you… Continue reading Visualization and its importance in the fitness industry

4 Steps to finding your motivation

What is motivation? In fitness, it’s a common enemy for most beginners and the strongest ally for advanced athletes. Here is what you should do if you are interested in finding your motivation. It is also the key to any success story and the best part is that anyone can unlock it! Anyone who has worked… Continue reading 4 Steps to finding your motivation

The ‘What’ and ‘Why’ of a Good Warm-Up

Nowadays, a warm-up routine tends to be all over the place. Some people don’t do it at all, others spend 20 minutes on the floor foam rolling and stretching themselves into human Play-Doh. Sure, they’re all somewhat applicable in certain situations, but which way is right? Which way will get me primed and ready to… Continue reading The ‘What’ and ‘Why’ of a Good Warm-Up