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?
With the limitations that COVID has brought us, you may be looking for different avenues of fitness versus going to a gym or studio or exercising outdoors. If this is the case, you may want to consider virtual training or programming. Both consist of exercising from the comfort of your home (or at a gym or… Continue reading What is the difference: Virtual Training vs Programming?
The Pandemic has drastically affected the way we live our lives and as a result, is causing most of us to adjust to new norms. Unfortunately, for Gym-Goers like you and me, developing a new strategy for gym shutdowns isn’t always easy. Losing access to free weights, mirrors with good lighting, and a plethora of… Continue reading How to maximize your fitness results during a lockdown
Health Insurance. Does it cover Personal Training? Big issues in America, health care, taxes, obesity, and Pythons in Florida. Three of these things can be used synergistically (four if you are super creative). How can you get free personal training? How do you ask? First, you seduce the pythons into agreeing to a Bezos-inspired tax-evading… Continue reading How to Get Free Personal Training
A lot of people use to ask me: how to regain your mobility? First of all, before you begin programming, consider overhead mobility. It’s our duty to make our clients reach their goals with respect to their movement abilities. Overhead mobility is important for different exercises like presses or crisp high fives. Not to mention… Continue reading How to Regain Overhead Mobility
How to Meal Prep your way to Success. It may seem like homework, but there are several benefits to preparing meals for the week: Less decision making as to “what you are going to eat today” Knowing what is going into your food Not being influenced by others to eat not-so nutritious meals Saves you… Continue reading How to Meal Prep Your Way to Success
Since it’s now officially the new year (in both the Gregorian calendar and the Chinese zodiac). I thought it would be a good time to write out some advice for all the ‘resolutionaries’; all of those people that are looking to make exercise and healthier living a part of their new year’s goals. This is… Continue reading How to Avoid Struggling with your Fitness Resolutions
How to save your back during a deadlift? Spend any amount of time in a gym and you will see someone executing this exercise with a flexed back at the beginning or extremely exaggerated lumbar extension at the end. To the untrained, at best, the deadlift can leave a person’s back feeling awful the next… Continue reading How to save your back and master the deadlift