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
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
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
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
My anxiety started somewhere in middle school. After my family and I moved, I started school in a new country with a language that I didn’t really speak. While middle school is probably torturous enough on its own, imagine entering it at a point where everybody knew each other since kindergarten and you are the… Continue reading How Fitness has helped me cope with my anxiety
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
As humans, we have a tendency to want to seek out the most direct route to our goals. And why not? Isn’t the most direct way the most efficient in the end? Sure it is. But as we all know, the waters we swim in are not always crystal clear. This goes especially for the… Continue reading Exercise and Diet; which one is more important?
Not feeling challenged? When you work together with a personal trainer, chances are you are doing so to have them keep you motivated throughout your workouts and help you achieve your goals. Now, you’ve been spending a lot of time at the gym doing your workouts, but you walk out of every session feeling less… Continue reading Is your trainer hindering your fitness progress?
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?