You only have so much time each week to get in the gym and train, so the last thing you want to do is waste your time or worse - get injured! The exercises I have chosen below are my chosen most over-rated moves for the average person. Not pro-athletes or bodybuilders or powerlifters. I… Continue reading Ten of the MOST Over-Rated Exercises and What to do Instead
I am so glad we are at a place in society where being strong and fit is seen as superior to being skinny and underweight. While there is nothing wrong with being naturally skinny, in my opinion you will enjoy a much healthier life if you focus on gaining some muscle mass and being fit… Continue reading Three Reasons I Don’t Care About Having a “Thigh Gap” and a List of my Favorite Leg and Glute Exercises
While strength training obviously improves your overall body composition and skeletal muscle mass, the health benefits of lifting weights go far beyond appearance alone. In this Saturday blog post I am going to discuss the benefits to strength training regularly - HINT: it's not what you think! Strength training increases your mental toughness. Each time… Continue reading 6 Strength Training Benefits Not Related to Appearance
One of the biggest and most important tips I tell my clients and anyone who wants to lose weight is to track and increase their protein amounts each day. Protein is so important for weight loss and sustaining a healthy body weight because it is imperative for building muscle mass, dropping fat, and it's very… Continue reading Tips to Increase Your Daily Protein Intake to Help You Lose Weight or Maintain Healthy Weight
If you are wanting to know how much you should train your muscles, you have come to the right place! Some people are guilty of training too little while others potentially do too much, and if your goal is a more "toned" body (which means more muscle), then you want to be sure you are… Continue reading What is the ideal training schedule and how frequently should you train your muscles?