People always ask me for health & fitness advice. Training programs. Nutrition advice. And everything else you can think of. And I always tell them the same basic things. Eat a well rounded and nutrient dense diet most of the time. Get in the gym and exercise 2-5x a week. Do some cardio. Drink a … Continue reading Is “Too Simple” Exactly What You Need?
Here is something to think about... As an estimate, a 150lb male that goes for a walk that results in around 10,000 steps, will burn around 250 calories. That's about half of a Big Mac! Thats it! Unfortunately we don’t burn nearly as many as we like to think we do or wished we would. … Continue reading Why Nutrition Is the Driver of Fat Loss
Happy Monday! And welcome back to me!! I hope everyone had a great weekend! Like every other Monday (hopefully, trying to get back on track here with the blog), here are a few thoughts bouncing around in my head after a week of reading, podcasts, cruising social media and any other continuing ed. Enjoy! Being … Continue reading Monday Musings
Happy Monday! I hope everyone had a great weekend! Like every other Monday, here are a few thoughts bouncing around in my head after a week of reading, podcasts, cruising social media and any other continuing ed. Enjoy! Obesity and metabolic disease have consistently been rising, largely due to access to easy calories and excess … Continue reading Monday Musings
Couple thoughts on this 💭 Get more sleep. This is something the vast majority of us could do a better job with, myself included. Have a healthy (non-obsessive) relationship with both exercise and food. This means you don’t have to kick your ass in the gym every day. This means that not every piece of … Continue reading What You Really Need…
💥The 1-Kettlebell Up/Down Ladder Circuit💥 Here we go...another fun and quick one! 📝 Training Notes 📝 ✔️ Perform the following movements, for time ⏰ ✔️ Reps: 3-6-9-9-6-3 ✔️Exercises/movements 👉1-Kettlebell Swing (right side) 👉1-Kettlebell Squat to Press (right side) 👉1-Kettlebell Swing (left side) 👉1-Kettlebell Squat to Press (left side) 👉Push Up ✔️ Execution Round 1 = … Continue reading 1-Kettlebell Up/Down Ladder
One of the biggest myths about trying to reach your fitness goals is that you need to make it into the gym close to every day and get a great training session in. And thats completely wrong. It’s actually a great way to burn yourself out, start dreading training sessions, and even potentially injure yourself. … Continue reading How Often Should You Train?
Another month, another post full of random thoughts that have been going through my head. Hope it sparks a little thought in people and you enjoy! Even the worst workout is better than no workout and sitting on the couch.Never have I had a workout I regretted, but plenty I didn’t want to do. The … Continue reading Random Thoughts: May Edition
🚨Circuit Alert 🚨 Another awesome and quick circuit -- 5’s Gone Wild! Here's how it goes… EMOM (every minute on the minute) x10 Minutes 🔹Kettlebell Swing x5🔹Kettlebell Squat x5🔹Push Up x5🔹Med Ball Overhead Slam x5 💥This ends up being 35-40 seconds of work with 20-25 seconds of rest…it’s pretty challenging!💥 You could end the circuit … Continue reading EMOM Circuit: 5’s Gone Wild!
Happy Monday! I hope everyone had a great weekend! Like every other Monday, here are a few thoughts bouncing around in my head after a week of reading, podcasts, cruising social media and any other continuing ed. Enjoy! Progressive overload isn’t just for the gym. Its for everything in life. Keep slowly and progressively challenging … Continue reading Monday Musings