In this episode, we’re talking all things fundamentals. If you’re brand new to training, focusing on the fundamentals before progressing too quickly, is one of the BEST things you can do for your fitness journey. If you’ve been training for years, but don’t have a grasp on the fundamentals, what does this mean for you? Today, we dive into all things fundamentals, what they are, what they mean for you and your journey, and how you can master them.
Tag: health and fitness
The Power of the Pause
Life is full of unpredictable scenarios and curveballs. While we often find ourselves wanting to wait for the perfect time, the truth is, that time doesn’t exist. There is not perfect time and, in fact, there are life events that want to put a stop to our fitness journey. Instead of stopping, there’s huge power in pausing or slowing down. Today, we dive into what pausing might look like for you when life tries to throw you off track.
4 Supplements You (Might) Actually Need
The market is FILLED with supplements. The supplement industry itself is a multi-billion-dollar industry and has grown year after year after year. There’s no stopping it now. So, how do you know what to choose? What should you supplement with? Today, I’m talking about four supplements that are a good starting point as you start to choose ones to take!
Lean into the Discomfort
Life can be uncomfortable. Health and fitness can be uncomfortable. This week, we’re unpacking why it pays to lean into that discomfort. How when we do push through it, we find out what change is awaiting us on the other side. Because you ARE capable of still moving forward, despite feelings of discomfort.
4 Questions to Filter the B***S***
This week we’re filtering the bullshit of the health and fitness industry. Don’t get me wrong, I love it. But there is SO MUCH INFORMATION. Not to mention the thousands of products, programs, and services that are offered that are just downright poor quality or even harmful. We’re going to build a 4-question filter that you can use to find out if a program IS (or could be) a good fit for you.
It’s Okay to be Selfish.
Sometimes, in our health and fitness pursuits, it pays to be a little selfish. I know, I know. Selfish?! The primary dictionary definition of selfish is: “lacking consideration for others; concerned chiefly with one's own personal profit or pleasure”. No one really wants to be considered the selfish one. However, let’s take a look at … Continue reading It’s Okay to be Selfish.
Overcoming Setbacks, Injury, and Exploring the Unknown
Chances are, when you’re in pursuit of a fitness goal, it’s going to be extremely challenging to completely avoid injury. Now, when I say injury it doesn’t mean a multiple month-long rehab process; it can be just your general aches, pains, or overuse of an area of the body. So, perhaps it’s not always an … Continue reading Overcoming Setbacks, Injury, and Exploring the Unknown
The End of the Bikini Body
What do fad diets, destructive thoughts, and obsessive thoughts all have in common? They all can come together to take over our lives in this pre-summer season. Because now is the time of year that we’re starting to think about the summer. The backyard parties, barbeques, days at the beach, and (safety permitting) the family … Continue reading The End of the Bikini Body
Four Ways to Eat More Protein
If there is one macronutrient that people struggle getting into their diet – It’s protein. Protein hosts a TON of benefits, especially when we’re training hard in the gym! It’s the building block of the macronutrients. It helps to build and maintain muscle and other tissues throughout the body. The recommended daily serving amount is … Continue reading Four Ways to Eat More Protein
6 Foolproof Ways to Stay on Track
Last week, I talked about how training at a high intensity and “all-out” and all times of your training cycle is holding you back. For a perfect training cycle, we should periodize seasons of higher and lower intensities and volume over the course of the weeks, months, and years we're training. But a perfect training … Continue reading 6 Foolproof Ways to Stay on Track