Blogs about Weight Training

Lifting Lighter Weights Can Be Just as Effective as Heavy Ones

Upending conventions about how best to strength train, a new study finds that people who lift relatively light weights can build just as much strength and muscle size as those who grunt through sessions using much heftier weights — if they plan their workouts correctly. 

The Magic Pill

 

12 Surprising Tricks To Make Your Workouts More Effective

There’s nothing worse than walking out of the gym thinking welp, that was an hour of Netflix time I’ll never get back. Sure, there’s no such thing as a bad workout, but there is such thing as a great one. The good news? Every workout can feel extra satisfying with a few clever tweaks to make your gym session work harder for you. 

Know Your Why!

Something I can count on every day at the gym is seeing someone attempting the latest get fit quick exercise they've seen in their favorite fitness social media outlet or magazine.  Nine times out of ten they're performing the exercise incorrectly.  On top of that, they most likely have no idea WHY they're doing that particular exercise in the first place. They saw someone else doing it and thought it looked cool to try. 

Why accountability is needed for reaching and maintaining weight loss

Accountability is one of the main reasons we fail at diets and ‪#‎

Invest and Believe in Yourself! The Jens are doing it!

Busy life, family, work, schedules etc.!  I hear you!  It is hard taking time and caring for yourself. Eating on the run, no time for workouts and stress rules, at times.   I too have these challenges! It's about taking the small steps to keep you healthy enough to maintain that schedule and to be present for work and your family.  Preventative care, is the key!

Gina does "The Trainer's butt kicking boot camp"!

Back to basics

Never underestimate the value of training the basics, no matter the field or activity you're into. Your fundamentals are called that because that's precisely what they are. Don't just go back to them once in a while. See the basics in all things, no matter how advanced you are.

Calisthenics workout programs PDF Book - plenty of bodyweight training routines for beginners, intermediate, and advanced athletes as well as gymnasts. Remedial programs included. http://tiny.cc/workoutpdf