Step off the scale……………

Does this scenario sound familiar? You’ve been on point with (insert diet here) for the last six weeks. You’ve been measuring your food, keeping track of your macros and writing every bite down in a food journal. Everything is on point. Your friends and family are supporting your every step because you’ve been setting the … Continue reading Step off the scale……………

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Fit more movement into your day

Fact. You’re made to move and not to sit around watching TV and eating chips. You’re given two legs and a butt for a reason. Another fact. Your brain likes movement, and this helps you become a smarter person. Some of us (me exactly) need all the help we can get. And another interesting fact. … Continue reading Fit more movement into your day

Spice up your exercise by changing positions

When you were a baby (a long time ago for some) you loved lying on the floor and staring up at the world above. If you wanted to go anywhere or were hungry, all you needed to do was cry and wail until your slaves came running to meet your every need. Life was so … Continue reading Spice up your exercise by changing positions

What am I doing today?

It’s often said that 99% of success in the weight room is just showing up because if you don’t, nothing will happen. The other 1% of success is, what am I doing today? When you’re dragging yourself to the gym tired, hungry, stressed or all three, there’s only so much brain power left to make … Continue reading What am I doing today?

How to start in the gym

I’ve been training consistently for over 15 years which makes me ancient in the gym years. I’m so old I remember when there were no TV’s on treadmills and the internet came through the phone line. I can smell a gym newbie from a dumbbell rack away. The men (usually) make a beeline to the … Continue reading How to start in the gym

Hit a plateau in the gym? Here’s what to do about it

No matter how hard you try, the barbell will not budge. You’ve been hitting the same weight for a while now and whenever you go up, you fail.  That’s a good old-fashioned plateau and it’s a lifters worst nightmare. And when you’re stuck, and you think you’ll be there for a while, you may resort … Continue reading Hit a plateau in the gym? Here’s what to do about it

New year’s fitness tips

Everyone likes a tip. A tip that is actionable and helps you reach your goal or  outcome you desire. The best fitness tips usually revolve around consistency, efficiency and lifting tricks. Because let’s face it, if you have no consistency or no back up plan when life gets hairy, the best program in the world … Continue reading New year’s fitness tips