I wanted to take a minute to revisit some basics for the basic muscle actions (concentric, eccentric and isometric). Whether you are a coach, gym enthusiast or athlete, it’s important to be able to understand and differentiate between each one. So let’s get started. In order to visualize the types of muscle actions, take … Continue reading Brush Up On Muscle Action Basics
As 2018 comes to an end, inevitably a new year begins. And with it, comes the opportunity to achieve great things. I want to preface this by saying that I’m not big on setting extravagant new year’s resolutions. Why? Well, by stating some crazy declaration (that is virtually unattainable) we basically set ourselves up … Continue reading 2019: “This is the Beginning of Anything You Want.”
Did you know that the rest intervals that you take can have a huge effect on your training? Yup. It’s true. When you change your rest time in between sets, you are actually adjusting how much your energy supplies can be regained. Basically the shorter the rest interval, the less your energy will be … Continue reading How Long Are You Resting in Between Sets?
Tis the season for coughs and sniffles. It seems like all my clients (myself included) are getting sick this week, so I wanted to shed some light on this topic and post a few tips to try and stay healthy this cold season. Soo…. Should you work out when you are feeling sick? First … Continue reading Should You Work Out When You Are Sick?
After world’s a few weeks ago, I’ve been getting flooded with questions lately on powerlifting in general. How to start? How to train? How to pick a meet? What equipment to buy? Why I switched to power from bikini? I thought it would be helpful to share a few tips on getting started here. … Continue reading So You Wanna Start Powerlifting? 10 Tips to Begin.
Ok it’s been a minute, but we back with a juiiicy Monday Musts for yall. So buckle up. Must do: "Pull the Slack Out" of the Bar.When you deadlift, it’s important to create tension throughout the body before you start to pull. Arms straight, bar pulled up and slack pulled out of the bar. How … Continue reading Monday Musts: “Pull the Slack Out”, Self Love Reminder, Pocket Food Scale and Compression Socks.
This has been on my mind. And although it can apply to many facets of life, for obvious purposes, let’s take fitness/health goals as an example. We talk about the importance of having a WHY often. Why do you work out? Why do you want to change how you look? Why do you want to … Continue reading “He who has a why, can bear with almost any how.”