Yesterday I thought I was going to have a crappy workout. My schedule was off, my phone seemed to keep buzzing right when I was ready to start, and I hadn’t eaten in 7 hours (I get hangry easy). But I still trained.
The scale. Friend of few, the enemy of many. The scale tells us one thing. Our current pull on gravity at the present moment – aka our weight. It tells us nothing else about ourselves. Not how fit we are, how nice we are, how bad we are…it only tells our weight. The debate ragesContinue reading “Things That Make the Scale Go Bump In The Night”
Do you know what the WORST part about being a dietitian and trainer is? Telling complete strangers what you do at social events. “So what do you do?” – “I’m a registered dietitian and trainer” “Oh, so you are totally judging my plate right now…” “What do you think about _____ diet?” “IContinue reading “The 5 Exercise and Diet Myths That Can Go Away Now”
There are no magic foods that burn fat, and there are no must eat foods for optimal results. However, if there was a must-have food group or category of foods, it would be… Protein – one of the three main macronutrients that I always seem to be talking about. 99 out of 100 times whenContinue reading “Ladies, Do These 2 Things to Get Results…For Real”
Runners love to run. This is obvious. Running can also be a double-edged sword. Some swear it is the best form of exercise, and others swear off it for life because of bad experiences. Running can be one of the best forms of exercise and competition, and at the same time can be one ofContinue reading “The 9 Essential Exercises for Serious Runners (with Videos)”
Strength training is growing in popularity among average Joe’s and Jane’s, which is friggin awesome! I write about it’s importance all the time, and how it is literally the fountain of youth (when done correctly). But what if you have absolutely no experience, are afraid, or have zero clue where to start and what toContinue reading “Starting Strength Training From Absolute ZERO (Video Guides)”
Grip strength is one of the most overlooked elements of strength training and fitness. It is not just for strong men who are trying to bend nails in half or crush hand grippers rated at over 300 lbs. of force. Think about how important your grip really is. It doesn’t even have to involve aContinue reading “The Power of Grip: Not Just For Popeye”