Selecting a weight truly makes or breaks a workout. If it’s too heavy, we can potentially choose a weight that’s too heavy to complete the reps and sets prescribed. On the flip side, if it’s too light, we might not feel the exercise is really doing much of anything. Today, we’re talking about four ways to select a proper weight when completing an exercise.
For Movement’s Sake!
It’s been a while, but I’m back this week for a Tough Love Tuesday with one of my biggest pet peeves that I see in programming and workouts. Training with no sense of direction or program or plan, adding in variations and “Instagram exercises” without reason… And then wondering why you’re not making progress! In … Continue reading For Movement’s Sake!
Don’t Fall Victim to Group-Think
There is a trend right now toward intuitive eating and not counting macros, which has been popular among the fitness community for some time. While I agree that intuitive eating can be quite freeing and a liberating step for some people, for others it may not fit with their goals or they may not feel … Continue reading Don’t Fall Victim to Group-Think
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 It’s Not Always Easy. Sometimes It Sucks.