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?

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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

It’s the little things…………..

When you’re looking to make a change, any change, you usually go big. I know I do. This is especially true when you’ve hit an exercise plateau.  You may feel the need to do something drastic, something big and bold to get back on track, when the truth is, you don’t need to.  You need … Continue reading It’s the little things…………..

Plan B

Do you know the saying “everyone has a plan ‘till they get punched in the mouth"? It’s probably the smartest thing ever uttered out of Mike Tyson's lips. Please don’t tell him I said that. He may get upset. Most people who lift have grand fitness plans to get ripped, lose fat, get as strong … Continue reading Plan B