Are you struggling to get your first pull-up? Maybe you're new at the gym, and see all these people doing pull-ups and it looks cool so you hop up there thinking I can do this...but you just can't do it. THAT'S OK! I was there too. We all have been there.
Whether you’re short on time or you are staying a hotel with a less-than-ideal gym, these 5 no equipment exercises are good bodyweight exercises to work every muscle group and are great for everyone to keep in their back pocket for that rainy day where the gym is closed. No whistles or bells, or kettlebells, are required.
When looking to grow your legs, stick to "meat and potato" movements like squats, hinges, and curls. You also want to find exercises that allow for an effective muscle stimulus to fatigue ratio: putting lots of tension on the target muscles without a large amount of CNS fatigue.
In this week's blog, we go over the 5 most important things I think are a must-know before starting your fitness journey. These are tips that I have learned across my years in fitness and ones I believe that are the most beneficial to ensuring a successful start.
Your quads are a group of muscles at the front of your thigh that contains more mass than any other muscle group in your thigh. Your quads enable you to jump, kick, walk and run. They are so important in being able to do everyday activities that you have to be careful when working out.
Muscles can be described as the main part of your body's fat and calorie burning components. Increased muscle mass can lead to a lower body fat, a stronger immune system, improved energy levels, and reduced stress. Not only does increasing your muscle help build strength, stamina, strong bones and joints, but it can also improve long-term health and longevity.
In this video, you get a glimpse of a typical day in my life. From a very early start in the office to late nights on the computer, this is the aspect of being a business owner you don't often see!
And throughout all this, there is plenty of food to be had!Although I'm not as strict on my nutrition as I used to be in my competing days, I still love to fuel myself with quality foods to perform and feel the best I can. Throughout this blog I will explain what my meals are and why I have them!
In this video, I go over my essentials for the gym to help me take my workouts to the next level.
I've gotten countless questions about these item over the years, and these are the 5 staples I cannot live without. If you want to enhance your training and make your lifting better, get stronger, and build muscle, I highly recommend investing money into quality products.