Oh, you prep all your food on Sunday for the week? I don’t think I have time for that. How do you even know what you’re going to want to eat that day? I hate eating the same thing day after day. Meal prepping can be a daunting concept. Planning, buying groceries, and cooking meals … Continue reading Proper Preparation Prevents Poor Performance
Time for some Tuesday, trainer tough love. Every once in a while, I have a few topics that come up – either common misconceptions, ideas and exercises people get wrong, whatever they may be. We’re going to tackle these on Tuesdays with bonus articles. They might be what you want to hear. They might be … Continue reading It’s Not Always Easy. Sometimes It Sucks.
Time for some Tuesday, trainer tough love. Every once in a while, I have a few topics that come up – either common misconceptions, ideas and exercises people get wrong, whatever they may be. We’re going to tackle these on Tuesdays with bonus articles. They might be what you want to hear. They might be … Continue reading You Can’t Tone Your Muscles
In the research, this mind-muscle connection is referred to as “attentional focus”. This is the practice of directing our attention to the muscle or group of muscles we wish to activate during a particular exercise. For example, during a cable-pull through, we want to target the posterior chain. This primarily includes the glutes and hamstrings, … Continue reading Mind-Muscle Connection: Fact or Fiction?
This week, I have an article for my coaches and fitness professionals who read my blog. If you're an exerciser, be sure to check out the podcast episode that goes with this article. You may find it more helpful. Last week, I referenced how the fitness industry is failing. Despite this, the industry is growing. … Continue reading Back to Basics
Do you prefer to listen? In each podcast episode, I expand on the article and offer additional thoughts and insight. You can check it out on Soundcloud or iTunes! This week on the podcast, we talked about how the fitness industry is failing, but how you can succeed and reach the goals you have set … Continue reading Find Your Why
Do you prefer to listen? Check out my podcast, The Missing Piece on iTunes and Soundcloud. I expand on many of the points and offer my experience, as well as offer suggestions that you can incorporate into your life! It was a running joke during my freshman year of college that we would “start on … Continue reading Don’t Wait for 2018. Start Today.
At the start of the summer, I made my second cross-country move in a year. Relocating my life, again, but this time back to a familiar place – the same town where I went to college. Though the move was largely career-driven, personal feelings played a role. I spent May 2016 to June 2017 in … Continue reading Transitions
*This article is going to be a little out of the norm, but for this week I wanted to share a recent situation and how it shaped the creation of EM Fitness. Change is an interesting concept. In the words of King Whitney Jr. Change has a considerable psychological impact on the human mind. To the … Continue reading Change