Stress is a normal part of being human. Sometimes we have little, sometimes we have more than any person should ever have to go through. Sometimes it can feel as if the world is coming to an end. Stress is here, stress will always be here. Many things that stress us out are out ofContinue reading “How Do You Deal With Stress Through Fitness?”
Your alarm sounds. Already? Maybe just one snooze… No, what must be done, will be done. You roll out of bed, the sun just barely rising up. The birds are chirping in the backyard, but besides them, not many others are up at this time. So why are you?
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)”
Why does someone need to progress at lifting weights? Can’t I just “mix it up” and confuse my muscles every single day with something completely different? Sure, but it will take longer to improve specific, foundational movements that are imperative to building muscle. But why does that matter? Because muscle is great, and it keepsContinue reading “How to Progress at Lifting Weights (Yes, You Need to do This)”
I, and many others in the industry have said it before, ANYONE can make you super sweaty and feel like puking during a workout. It’s really not hard. Run 50 sprints, do 100 burpees then jump up and down on a box 50 times (PLEASE DONT ACTUALLY DO THIS) – and you will probablyContinue reading “When It Comes To Workouts, Stop Chasing a Feeling”
Hopefully everyone is feeling great, revitalized, not hung over, and ready to kick off a healthy new year!…or not… As many of you may know, I am all about encouraging others to live happy, healthy, complete lives full-time, not part-time. I am also a huge fan of keeping things simple and not overwhelming others withContinue reading “Take 15 in 15”
I’ll keep this one pretty simple: Preworkout: My preworkout snack was a large navel orange. This provided me with about 20g of carbs before my workout. I had a pretty intense, one hour weight lifting workout today, but I wont get into that since the focus of this program is my diet. However, I doContinue reading “SNAP Challenge – Day 1: Pre/Post Workout”
One of my biggest pet peeves in the gym is seeing people doing an exercise with bad form. Using proper form is the MOST important thing one can do when lifting weights. If you don not use proper form you are putting yourself at risk for injury and you aren’t working the proper muscles correctly.Continue reading “Are You Using Proper Form?”