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!

How not to Feel Like a Stuffed Turkey over the Holidays

As we approach the holiday season, we are all excited to finally reconnect with our beloved friends and family. The holidays are an occasion of joy and sharing our time through events that usually have food and drinks at the epicenter of these gatherings. We should be able to enjoy ourselves and shelf some of… Continue reading How not to Feel Like a Stuffed Turkey over the Holidays

Climbing Mount Everest

Starting something new is one of the most daunting tasks that sounds easy, but oftentimes it isn’t. Your first time trying new things whether it be driving, playing a sport for the first time, playing a new instrument, learning a new language, or even setting foot into a gym, it can be overwhelming; like climbing… Continue reading Climbing Mount Everest

Dealing with Injuries

Dealing with injuries. Some helpful ways to cope and carry on with your training for a strong comeback, both physically and mentally How do injuries happen? I think that everyone would agree, dealing with injuries sucks. Unfortunately, injuries happen, even when we are training carefully, and doing everything in our power to avoid them in… Continue reading Dealing with Injuries

Having a Purpose

It is easier to say most things than actually do them. You will always find a reason why not to wake up early, not to work out, not to finish that long-standing goal of yours. There will always be something in your way. The only way to change this is to have a purpose that… Continue reading Having a Purpose

How to cope with stress

What is Stress? Stress is an unavoidable aspect of life that has the potential to either help people developmentally and physically or drive a person toward depression, anxiety, and illness. It can affect anyone regardless of whether or not we are aware of it or know what it is or how to cope with stress.… Continue reading How to cope with stress

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