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)”
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When It Comes To Workouts, Stop Chasing a Feeling
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”
Do You Deadlift? You Should…
Taking a break from writing about my super fantastic interesting SNAP food challenge, I would like to take a moment to discuss the king of all lifts… the Deadlift. The deadlift got its name in ancient Rome, when soldiers were taught how to properly lift their fallen comrades up and off of the battle field.Continue reading “Do You Deadlift? You Should…”
Are You Using Proper Form?
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?”