Blogs about Weight Training

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.

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.