While many people seek out complex weight workouts, strength and conditioning guru, Dan John, preaches that simplicity is key in the weight room. Many fitness trainers support the idea of sticking with the basics. A fundamental movement Dan encourages are loaded carries. What are loaded carries? Grab some weights and walk. That’s it! Although this … Continue reading 9 Loaded Carries to Strengthen
Why are women afraid of weight training? Many female clients come to me with the goal of losing body fat, losing weight, becoming fit, toning up, etc., but then refuse to lift anything heavier than a 5-pound weight! “I don’t want to bulk up,” they say. The simple fact is, women should be lifting heavy weights. … Continue reading Women, Drop The Pink Dumbbells and Lift Heavy!
On these beautiful spring days, it’s easy to start thinking about buying that new bathing suit or a short flippy skirt and lacy tank—asking yourself “How am I going to look in these?” Winter clothes hide our body’s imperfections so much better. If the body in the mirror isn’t exactly what you want, maybe it’s … Continue reading Rev Up Your Metabolism