Blogs about Weight Training

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.

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.