Today’s Tip: Know Your Training Limit. I know too many people working too hard to get to their goal. They are diligent to the point of over-training. Exercise is a type of stress, and stress is good; without stress we wouldn’t change. Lifting weights is stressful on your body. This stress promotes fat loss, muscle gains,
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Today’s Tip: Try a new training method. Do you just train with dumbbells, barbells, and cable machines? Don’t most of us? Due to the monotony of my workouts, I started looking for more training equipment. This definitely added some much needed intensity workouts for my personal and professional use with my clients! Here are a
Here’s something you’ll love to hate! I’m bringing it back! Get ready for some epic epicness!
I just saw one of my clients wear this during my TRX class! An awesome gadget for people who are visual and numbers oriented. It shows you real-time graphs as you workout!
I am now starting my TRX Team classes at a second location, GoodLife Fitness King/Liberty location. I will be doing Monday, Wednesday & Friday morning (times and dates vary). Come check it out if you live in the area. My home club is at GoodLife Fitness King’s Mill if you are ever interested in personal
Today’s Tip: Try Kettlebell Training! Have you ever seen a few cannon balls with handles at your gym? Those are called kettlebells. They’ve been around for decades but just recently have become popular once again. Old school training style that I love! Why? Because it makes the workout more dynamic with the exercises you do
Today’s Tip: Pack your gym clothes the night before. Having a hard time getting to the gym first thing in the morning? I know people who try to workout early in the day as this is the only free time they can allocate to working out. Here’s a simple way to have one less excuse not
Today’s Tip: Know that there is no spot reduction. Many people lift weights specifically for the spot where they want to reduce fat. For example, some women usually work on their triceps (back of arm) and do countless reps of countless sets. This is called spot reduction. Unfortunately, there is no such thing as spot reduction.
Just read something that reinforces the Taoist saying “Drink your food and eat your drink.” This means you should chew your food so much that by the time you’re done chewing, the food has liquified. That should be about 40 chews per mouthful. Try counting how many times you chew your food before swallowing. You
Many women stick to cardiovascular workouts because of the myth of bulking up on strength training. This myth has to be debunked! Have you ever heard of women not losing body weight yet dropping dress sizes once on a strength training program? This is because they gain a pound of muscle and lose a pound