November 15, 2022 2 min read
I don't know about you, but I love Thanksgiving. Everything from spending time with loved ones to the big feast makes it one of my favorite holidays.
Although, for someone who is actively pursuing fitness goals ... Thanksgiving can be tough. Stuffing, cranberry sauce, rolls, casserole, and every other [...]
November 11, 2022 4 min read
The holidays are right around the corner, and I couldn't be more excited. As we do move in to the holidays though, it can get easier and easier to talk ourselves out of adhering to our health and fitness goals.
Whether that's compromising on our diet for the holiday treats, cocktails, or even skipping your workouts to make room for holiday activities ... the [...]
November 06, 2022 5 min read
Ever wonder what you should be eating before bed?
Or if you should be eating at all before bed?!
Well, you’re not alone … hundreds of thousands … millions of other people are […]
November 02, 2022 6 min read
It feels great to walk away from any workout, knowing that you are working on strength, agility, and improving your overall health.
While it is important to get your heart rate up and work on resistance training, it's important that we don't overlook what should be happening before and after the workout: stretching.
More often than not, pre- and post-exercise stretching falls low on our list of priorities when it comes to health and fitness [...]
November 01, 2022 6 min read
Holiday parties... social gatherings... and time with loved ones should make this one of the happiest times of the year!
Unfortunately though, for some people, it’s actually dreaded and a great source of stress! It could be stress about what to eat, what to drink, how to work out, or maybe the overall fear of losing results you've worked so hard for!
It doesn’t have to be this way, and in […]
October 29, 2022 7 min read
One of the most common goals you'll find amongst lifters is achieving a v-taper physique. What that means is that the muscles of their upper body form a V-shape from the waistline-up.
It involves having a broad and wide upper back, shoulders, and traps, while the waist is more narrow. Why do they want this? Well, it is a very healthy and desirable look!
I personally make sure to train in such a [...]
October 28, 2022 6 min read
Want to hear something crazy? 75% of Americans are chronically dehydrated! Or, at least according to the lay press . Water is the most important nutrient we need! I mean, it literally makes up roughly 60% of your body weight.
Now, just because you aren't walking around thirsty all day doesn't mean you're hydrated. Your body may not be topped off [...]
October 27, 2022 4 min read
We live in what I like to call a "wired and tired" world. Our daily routines can be so demanding and stressful.
One way we're able to keep up with all this stress and chaos is through caffeine. Ironically, caffeine just leaves our bodies in an even more stressed state.
So it really just becomes a game of pushing through [...]
October 26, 2022 7 min read
Full body workouts are workouts that, you guessed it, exercise your whole body in one session!
Meaning when done right, they will use and stimulate most if not all your major muscle groups. This includes your upper body, lower body and core. Whether you are just getting started or you're an advanced lifter, you [...]
October 24, 2022 6 min read
Every time you hit the gym, you want to get the most out of your training and exercise.
Because working out, moving your body, and exercise all play a role in your results ... no matter what you want to achieve!
But what do you do to make sure that while you’re at the gym or working out that you […]
October 22, 2022 7 min read
October 22, 2022 4 min read
Fall is here, which of course means Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas are all right around the corner!
Now, if you’re someone like me who loves sweet treats, but also wants to stay on track with their nutrition … The holidays can certainly be difficult.
There are just so many temptations being put in [...]