🌱 Seasons of Push
Do you need a push or pull right now? In the fitness game there are seasons. Sometimes you need to push yourself, and sometimes you need to pull back. Today’s about pushing yourself, but let’s approach it differently from just “trying harder.” When you need to push yourself
🌱 On Testing Yourself
Dude what’s your bench? What’s your mile time? How much can you bench? How many pull-ups can you do? These are common tests you hear when it comes to gauging fitness levels. While benching, running, and doing pull-ups are very specific benchmarks, testing can show you how close
🌱 Fitness pays dividends
Making fitness priority pays dividends in your mental and physical game. When coaching, my clients always leave feeling better than they came in. When you make training a pillar in your schedule, the benefits spread to other areas of life. Name another life-hack that helps you: * Improve sleep quality * Move
🌱 What Training Split do I recommend?
On Training Splits A question I get asked often is what training split to do. A training split is simply the way your workouts are divided through the week, so this question translates to... "how should I divide my training?" For me, a good training splits are ones that: 1.
🌱 Start with less
A Little Goes a Long Way When starting fitness, a little goes a long way. Do less than you think, and you’ll be rewarded by the gift of showing up the next day. It’s not about what you can do. It’s about what you can recover from.
🌱 How to breathe during workouts
Breathing During Training When training, focusing on movement quality maximizes the gains you make. Quality of movement means moving with intentional technique, moving at the right speeds, and proper breathing. While the first two can vary from workout to workout, proper breathing can be simplified to fit all movements. 💡Here's
Warmup Sets vs Working Sets
Warmup Sets vs Working Sets You start your general warmup. Maybe it's some quick cardio followed by some bodyweight exercises designed to get your heart rate up. You then come across part 1 of your workout. It looks like this: 3x10 Back Squats Load: @7RPE Rest: 2 Min In this
🌱 Addition by Subtraction
24 hours to play with Life is busy AF. If you're like me, you've probably wished for days to have more than 24 hours. But it's real life and time is the most important resource. Adding to new goals With new goals, it's common to think about what you can
🌱 There Are No Bad Workouts
There are no bad workouts, only unreal expectations. When it comes to training, there aren't bad sessions. A workout where you didn't "feel it" is a still a session completed. A session cut short is one you squeezed into a busy schedule. A session you didn't do "well" on probably
🌱 Rest Days are Growth Days
Rest days lead to gains It's tempting to start your training journey and think, I'm going to train EVERY DAY. Workouts lead to gains, so the more you train, the more you grow, right? Not exactly. Training breaks down your body, then rest days allow you to grow, adapting to