The burn of muscle fatigue is powerful. It is an integral part of weightlifting for all strength sports. The question becomes what do you do when everything is sore, and the nagging voice in your head starts whispering “surely this is enough, we can quit now right?” As a coach I have seen this happen […]
When it comes to the fitness world there is a LOT of free information available. Why should you, if there is such an abundance of information and it is being freely given, spend your hard-earned money on a coach? Yes, I acknowledge there is free stuff out there I even put some out. There are
Happy New Year! I’m praying for your success in the 2024. If you are someone who has been training and is planning to keep training or if you are someone who has made the new year’s resolution to become more physically active, I want you to be successful! This blog is for the beginner. The
With the holiday season there is much disruption of the routine. All of a sudden you have events to go to, parties to be at, special traditions you have to fit into your schedule. All of this can be a struggle if you’re also trying to maintain a new habit. If you’re getting into the
When it comes to strength training, especially bodyweight training, there are always questions over how much of any given exercise to do. Should I be doing 2 sets or 5 sets? 2 reps or 12? How do I get stronger if I keep struggling with the same numbers? How do I decide how to progress?
In the wide world of workouts there can be so much information about movements that you can do that it’s hard to sift through the details and find out what is the most important thing to be doing. You don’t want to waste time in the gym, and you don’t want to be in the
It happens, frequently. We have the best of intentions and then something, anything really, happens. Poof not going to make it to the gym today. Might as well cancel the whole week. How do people break the cycle. How is it that so many people train consistently when so many others cant even get started.
Olympic weightlifting is a strength sport that revolves around 2 lifts, the Snatch and the Clean and Jerk. The two lifts are explosive, technically demanding, and physically demanding. Today we’re going to go into 3 benefits of weightlifting. In my opinion Powerlifting and Weightlifting need to switch names because the Clean and Jerk and the
When you first hear locomotion movements you may think “how do I move like a train?” then you start hearing animal names like Bear Monkey Frogger and Crab and you’re wondering if you came to a gym class or some weird zoo interpretation. Let’s talk about what locomotion training is and why it works so
Strength training is a rewarding journey, but it can also be challenging, especially for beginners. Many enthusiasts dive headfirst into this discipline, only to encounter pitfalls hindering their progress or even leading to injuries. In this article, we’ll explore some of the most common mistakes in strength training and provide tips on how to avoid