Lifting Heavy Weights: How Heavy is Heavy?

Lifting Heavy Weights: How Heavy is Heavy?

The best way to gain muscle and strength is by lifting heavy weights.  This is the most common advice you'll find when it comes to achieving your goals.  The most common, correct, advice you'll find, anyway. But how exactly do we define heavy? What does "lifting heavy" mean to you?...Read More
Goals: How to Successfully Navigate Your Fitness Journey

Goals: How to Successfully Navigate Your Fitness Journey

Goals are dream destinations.  They can be things you've always wanted or newfound ideas.  Goals gives you direction and purpose.  And every new goal has the potential for new adventure. Without goals we risk living life at a standstill.  Imagine never aspiring to a higher position at work.  Or never...Read More
5 Steps to a Better Workout: Upgrade your Gym Routine

5 Steps to a Better Workout: Upgrade your Gym Routine

In a workout slump lately?  Just not feeling it?  Sometimes a little break from the gym is all it takes to reignite your fitness fire.  But what happens when that doesn't work?  Try these 5 steps for a great workout, and watch that slump disappear. #1 Fuel Up If your workout problems...Read More
Monday Motivational

Monday Motivational

I've talked about how to get motivated, but keeping that motivation can be a challenge, too. There are days when you just don't want to go to the gym.  I know, me too!  But don't let that one day turn into another, and yet another.  Before you know it, those days...Read More
Nothing Worth Having is Easy

Nothing Worth Having is Easy

I'm looking at you, quick-fix junkies.  Actually I'm looking at all of us.  We're all guilty of falling for the next best supplement or workout program, at one time or another.  But this goes beyond the fitness world.  Every day we are faced with situations that influence our lives.  It's how we respond to these...Read More