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Even God Rested on the Seventh Day

22 April 2011

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Even God Rested on the Seventh Day

Do you have trouble taking a break?  I know it sounds ridiculous, but you would be surprised how many people are unable to take a day off.  The problem?  Your body NEEDS that rest day to recover, repair, and replenish.  If you are working out everyday, chances are you will hit a wall or even […]

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Women, it’s Time For Pull-ups!

20 November 2010

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As most women, I have always tended to be stronger in my lower body and always behind on the upper body strength.  Then, I focused my training.  Think of it more as a finishing training piece you work into our current routine.  I didn't do pull ups everyday, I worked on the "other" pieces.  Negatives, […]

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Why Do You Need a Coach?

19 April 2010

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Would you put on a hockey uniform, step onto the ice, and play in the stanley cup final without a coach?  Well if you value your life I would hope not.  Coaches are supposed to be the experts for whatever sport you may be into.  Same is true when it comes to your fitness.  The […]

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Should Children Lift?

4 April 2010

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Found this and I know a lot of people think it is detrimental for children to lift.  Strength training helps strengthen bones, protect from sports related injury, and help avoid damage from falls or accidents.    I have been seeing reports of young children competing in powerlifting. Can't heavy weight training stunt your growth? The […]

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Powerliftiing or Bodybuilding?

20 March 2010

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If you’re debating between powerlifting and bodybuilding, read this…..   http://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/vcalia1.htm

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Weaksauce, I Don’t Think So!

20 February 2010

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Do you know what your weakness when it comes to your training?  Do you hate pull ups with a passion because you can’t do them?  Do you hate the erg because it DRAINS you?  Is your strength in your lower body and so, you hate benching?  Everyone has their reason for not doing certain things […]

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My Weak Spot….The Bench

14 February 2010

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So my Achilles heal of my 3 lifts has been the bench press.  I always have the feeling that the upper body is weak, that it will never be up to the level of my lower body, and that it will take a lot of hard work.  On my quest to get the weight up and […]

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The Base for Every Program….The Squat

9 February 2010

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Most people have heard of a squat, some even have a good idea on how to do one.  The problem is, out of all the people I see everyday, at least 60% have major deviations in their squat.  Deviations that can cause knee pain, back pain, and unnecessary stress on the body due to misalignment.  […]

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Delays in Training are Good?

7 February 2010

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So yesterday I find out that my competition is delayed a week, from Feb 27th to March 6th.  This is a good thing, yes, because one more week of training means more time to boost up those weights and more time to get that PR.  When setting up a training routine, you want to make […]

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