Although boring, a deload (aka a recovery phase) if done properly, can be pretty beneficial for athletes. And I’ll tell you why. What’s a deload? A deload is a period of time where training intensities and volume are reduced, giving the athlete not complete cessation of training, but an adequate rest period. Thus, we … Continue reading Think You Don’t Need to Deload? Ehh, Think Again.
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.”
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.
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.”
Holidays are a special time. A time to be with family, loved ones and create lasting, happy memories. And inevitability, food will always be a part of any celebration or tradition – there’s really no way around it. From Thanksgiving through New Year’s, you will probably find yourself surrounded by mounds of cookies, tables of … Continue reading Surviving Thanksgiving: Nutrition Tips and Tricks
Must Buy: Adidas Originals Swift Run I love these casual sneakers, one of my favorite pairs of shoes for walking around because they are light weight (and black lol). They are stretchy, comfortable and cute. They ran TTS size to me (women's 6). Buy them here. Must Do: Block Pulls We all know … Continue reading Monday Musts