Hi guys! Today I want to focus on our core. In today’s society, I think that it’s all about the flat but toned stomach. However, I have always thought the core was so much more than its aesthetic appeal. The core is the powerhouse for our body. The lower core protects your lower back and … Continue reading ABS-olute must know’s for a strong core
Here is an article from bodybuilding.com that accurately represents both sides! It kind of ties into what my most recent blog post was about. I incorporate both into my workouts, but I am mostly a power lifter. All the basics: dead lift, bench, squats etc. I use the power lifter approach to determine sets and … Continue reading Powerlifting vs Bodybuilding
Hi Everyone! So, I know it has been a little while since I have posted an actual workout, but this is an issue that is really close to me, and I really want to get my thoughts out before I forget them. This post is about body image, thoughts, and perceptions. Everyone has body image … Continue reading Your workshop. Your Masterpiece.
Ok, here is the ultimate vacation workout. Ready? DOING. FUCKING. NOTHING. I recently went on my first vacation in five years. FIVE. And what I realized when I was on vacation was how out of touch I was with everything. Nature, myself, my mind, everything. I went to Seattle, Portland, and San Francisco. And … Continue reading THE ULTIMATE VACAY WORKOUT
Thinking of becoming a trainer? Here are some tips I have for future trainers. Tips for future trainers Find your specialty. When you study to be a trainer, you are tested on your knowledge of anatomy, biology, training models, etc. but you learn about all different areas of fitness (flexibility, strength training, weight loss, improving … Continue reading Trainer Tips
HIIT Focus: HIIT Training High Intensity Interval Training, or HIIT, is an awesome way to get your heart rate up, build cardiovascular endurance, stay lean or get leaner, build functionality, and maintain body strength. I do ten minutes of HIIT every day before my lift because I want to stay lean. But doesn’t that mess … Continue reading Spell your way to Gainz
Focus: Periods Ok ladies and gentlemen, this blog post’s discussion is something that is not the most comfortable to talk about, but pretty important. Ah, good ol’ periods, the most pleasant time of the month as graced by mother earth. The glorious cramps, unconditional crying for no reason, cravings that make no sense, and of … Continue reading Period Talk
Focus: Shoulders Hey everyone! Sorry for the delayed post, April was a crazy month. So this post is about how to build shoulders large enough to take over for Atlas (I love Greek mythology lol). Before I go into my workout, I want to preface this with by saying that my shoulders and back are really … Continue reading Atlas Shoulders
Stretching and Flexibility with my momma!
Focus: Environment I want to talk about something that goes a little bit beyond lifting. Ever heard the phrase, “You never want to be the smartest person in the room?" Ok, well in my mind, lifting is like that too. There will be some days where you will be the alpha at the gym which … Continue reading Mental Gainz