Blogs about Weight Training

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.

Strength training video - heavy sandbags and calisthenics

I demonstrate various sandbag and weighted calisthenics exercises in the video. Visit the blog post below to view the video and read more about the exercises.

Back to the Drawing Board

March definitely had its ups and downs.  But, no problem, it just means that life is rolling along, and that’s a good thing.

Starting Over

    Ah, starting over. Everybody starts over, right? It can be quite a bittersweet experience. As a military spouse, starting over is definitely something I’ve become accustomed to. Frequent moves, finding new employment, meeting new faces and saying goodbye to old ones, characterize my life in a nutshell. However, nothing quite prepared me for a different battle I would face in the name of starting over: knee surgery.

Strength Training Will Keep You Young

Many people today are continually looking for a magical quick-fix to weight loss, maintenance of health, youthful appearance, and vitality.

Exercises You Can Do with a Bad Knee

Knee injuries are never fun to deal with. The frustration of dealing with a knee injury can be debilitating at times.

Understanding the Master’s Hammer and Chisel Portion Nutrition

One of the most frequent questions when people start a new nutrition program is how to handle portion control.

Exercise (5 of 5)

Here are some of the confusing things we hear and think about in regards to exercise:

New Year's Resolutions

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Exercising during the holidays

During the holiday season when you’re getting pulled in a million different directions, it’s hard to keep your health and fitness a priority. With work, holiday parties, family gatherings and gift buying, having any moment to yourself or time to exercise can be difficult.However, exercise is perfect for reducing holiday stress and for keeping off those unwanted pounds. Anytime you do exercise, it needs to be efficient, intense and fun. This allows you to bake Christmas cookies and eat them, too.  Guilt free cookies, who would have thought?