Blogs about Free Weights


A little bit for everything for everybody on this fantastic long weekend.   

How Much Weight Should I Lift?

How Much Weight Should I Lift? It’s a perfectly good question, but the answer is going to vary.

6 Essential Tips for Building Muscle

Gaining muscle mass is a goal that many people are striving for today. There are still a lot of people who obsess about losing weight, but gaining muscle is by far the most popular request people have when they look to get the help of a personal trainer.

"House Magazine" March/April 2015

My personal training business known as BodyRite Training is centered around two activities: eating and lifting.  Results happen in body composition when we eat food that isn’t complicated and pick up stuff that is heavy.  It may sound over simplified and silly but rest assured, I am dead serious.  Clients that join up with BodyRite undergo a body composition evaluation on day one of training and then every four weeks.


Life is complicated, but your exercise shouldn’t be. I’m a big believer inkeeping it simple.

Weight Lifting for Women in Bethesda

Traditionally speaking, when it comes to exercise, men have dominated the lifting weights world. This occurred mainly due to men being allowed to participate in sporting activities while women were not allowed to because it was not considered “lady like” and it was illegal (Illegal for Women to Lift Weights).

Setting up a Home Exercise Space

 Setting up a home gym, whether a spot on the floor for a mat and a couple of weights, or a dedicated room with a selection of equipment, is like setting up a business: it is generally better to have a plan in place than to approach it piecemeal. One wastes a lot less time, money, and energy. This doesn't mean one should buy or do everything at once. It is a way of spending wisely based on needs and resources. 

Free Weights...Strength Machines...Which One?

Free weights…machines…oh my, what do I choose? So it’s February and your New Year resolution to join a gym is still going strong….right? The first day in a gym can be overwhelming with so much equipment and so many bodies all in one place. So where do you start? Do you pick an empty machine because, well hey, it looks expensive so it must be a good place to start. Do you head right for the weight rack? Decisions decisions! 

Keeping it simple

Check out my latest offering on Training Tips, keeping it simple baby. Has a great little routine as well. Please share with your friends and family. Let me know what you think.

Methodologies for Weight Lifting and Laser Focus

Hey everyone!  So, a couple of thoughts came to mind this morning upon waking up.