Category: Exercise & Training

  • 10 Kettlebell Exercises For Men And Women (The Beginner’s Guide)

    Kettlebells are among not only the most versatile pieces of equipment but also the most biomechanically safe ways to add load to any exercise. When helping a client build their home gym or creating their workout program, kettlebells are a staple. When most people think of kettlebell exercises, they think of high intensity exercises similar…

  • How to Get a Six-Pack: Diet & Workout Tips from a Fitness Coach

    One of the most common questions I hear from new clients is how to get a six pack, and “Why is it so hard to get abs?” The simple answer is most recommendations for 6 packs abs are misleading. The truth is there is not a workout or exercise that will grow a 6 pack.…

  • 7 Best Exercises to Lose Weight and Burn Calories

    Whether you’ve just begun or you’re months into your weight loss journey, chances are you’ve found yourself wondering what the best exercises to lose weight are. Spoiler it’s not endless cardio. Before we dig into the details, let’s do a bit of myth busting first: Despite what you may have seen in advertisements for the…

  • Why Power Walking Beats Running: 3 Hidden Benefits

    Back in our younger days, we were probably avid runners. Running track and cross country could be an easy task for some, while some even joined 5k mud runs or color runs for great causes. These days, however, all that high-impact running has taken a toll on our knees. This is why you’ll love power…

  • 9 Low-Impact Exercises For All Fitness Levels

    Being physically active has been shown to have many health benefits, both physically and mentally. It may even help you live longer. Additionally, exercise can increase the production of endorphins, which are known to help produce positive feelings, reduce the perception of pain, and lower stress levels. Studies suggest people who are 19–64 years of…

  • How To Get Yourself To Enjoy Running (Beginner’s Guide)

    So you have made the decision to get into running, now just to figure out how to enjoy running. For many people, running is an acquired taste. To write this article, I turned to ultra-marathon runner, Megan Wotherspoon, for some expert tips. While Megan loves running now, it wasn’t always this way. Let’s jump in…

  • How To Build Muscle Fast: 9 Science-Backed Ways

    Wondering how to build muscle fast when your schedule is already packed? Building muscle takes time and effort, but there are science-backed ways to make building muscle faster without having to live in the gym. To build muscle fast, you will need a science-backed workout plan and a nutrition strategy. Strength training is key if…

  • Circuit Training Workouts Routine For Beginners (The Complete Guide)

    Gone are the days of plugging away one set at a time on a stand-alone strength machine. Thankfully, the focus is moving away from single-joint exercises to moving the body three-dimensionally. After all, we live in a three-dimensional world, so the body needs to move in all ranges of motion, not just one. Designing a…

  • Best Bodyweight Workouts For Beginners (The Complete Guide)

    Think you can’t get a great workout or build muscle with your body weight? think again. Getting fit doesn’t have to be complicated. Keep it simple, safe, and effective with bodyweight workouts you can do anytime and anywhere for the rest of your life. Regardless of whether you are an athlete, recreational exercise enthusiast, or…

  • 30-Minute HIIT Workout You Can Do At Home (Without Equipment)

    The “HIIT” in HIIT workout is an acronym for “High-Intensity Interval Training.” It is an interval program that alternates a high-intensity exercise, which is done for a short amount of time with a less intense recovery period done until exhaustion. This type of workout is not for the faint at heart. HIIT workouts should be…