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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
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
Should you workout on vacation? Long story short, it depends on what you enjoy doing, and if your goals require it. Taking a week off isn't going to kill your strength gains. You should train on vacation if... * If you want to. * If your goals require it. If you're competing
When it comes to injury, it's common to think single movements get you hurt. "Deadlifts and kettlebell swings will hurt your back." "Sprinting gives you shin splints." "Pullups lead to shoulder problems" Instead, I invite you to take a step back and look at the bigger picture. It's probably not
When I first learned about supersets, I thought it was a cool-sounding name. Then I learned it was simply a fancy word for pairing exercises together. What is a superset? A Supersets is a pairing of 2 or more exercises together. This allows you to save time, and add more
Fitness is often thought of as a way to lose or gain weight. While there's nothing wrong with that, fitness is often seen as just that- a method of growing or shrinking, based on your goal. Don't get me wrong. Maintaining a healthy body fat percentage is important. Having enough
Getting to your fitness goals starts with consistency. That means just showing up to your workouts. Nothing special. The session don't need to be perfect, they just need to be done. Knowing this, you plan your training week perfectly, 3-4 sessions ready on the calendar. But then, real life happens.
It's easier to stay consistent with workouts when you enjoy them. We do things we like often. It makes sense. Whether you love going into your workouts or need a gentle nudge, here are 3 ways to make training funner. 1: Train Towards Your Goal It's easier to show up
A Full-Body Strength Workout Today is a full-body dumbbell strength workout. It'll include a warmup, the workout details, and demo videos of the movements linked! It should take around 45 Min to complete. Most movements call for 12 reps, with a moderate weight that should feel like a 6 out
Train to Get Results The key to getting results is to do workouts that align with your goals. That might sound obvious, but it's easy to get thrown off track by random instagram workouts, or workouts that don't actually lead to your goal. While the process of working out might