WHAT IS STRENGTH AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT IN LIFE?

What is strength? First thing that comes to my mind is how heavy you can lift? Being strong looks a little different for each person. One person might feel strong to finally get that push up, the other might be chasing a pull up goal, and another person might feel strong when they finally can…

home gym in the garage

HOW TO GET STARTED WITH YOUR HOME GYM FOR AMAZING RESULTS

I want to help you build your home gym and help you avoid the mistakes I made. Your home gym should be personalized based on your needs and with the space that you have. When I first started my home gym, it was grabbing whatever piece of equipment that I could find at the cheapest…

woman in black and white tank top and black shorts lying on brown wooden floor

WHY TRAINING TO FAILURE IS KEEPING YOU FROM SEEING GREAT RESULTS

When it comes to training for failure, there will be quite a bit of it depends. With this blog post, I will do my best to cover the nuances, so bear with me. First, what is training for failure? There is a couple of ways you can define this. You can either do an exercise…

A trainer showing a personal record deadlift in his garage gym.

5 DEADLIFT TIPS FOR BETTER FORM AND PERFORMANCE

Deadlifts are a great exercise for overall strength, low back health, posture, and building muscles. It is an exercise work developing the skill and getting strong. Before you get started with a deadlift, you need to know how to hip hinge. If you are not sure what a hip hinge is, check out my past…

two men looking at a workout schedule on a whiteboard

4 REASONS WHY YOU NEED A TRAINING PROGRAM FOR BETTER RESULTS

What is a training program?  A training program is a plan to help you improve your health or physical characteristic. Physical characteristics include muscle hypertrophy, speed, vertical jump, more explosive, better endurance, and more. Your goal could be finally getting a pull-up, and your training program will help.  The training program provides you with goal-driven…

Personal Trainer sprinting with daughter in grass.

WHY YOU SHOULD BE SPRINTING FOR BETTER HEALTH

Sprinting is a fundamental component of being human, a locomotive movement. It’s a natural movement that we all do, especially as kids. As adults, sprinting is not as standard unless you are in sports this should not be the case sprinting is a natural movement you learn as a kid. At first, it was awkward,…

HOW TO TRAIN YOUR CORE BETTER: PART 4 ANTI-LATERAL FLEXION

Welcome back to the discussion of your core and how to train them. This is the final installment of the core series, and if you are new and have not read the previous articles, you can check them out here: Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.  This article will talk about anti-lateral flexion, what…

A person doing a banded deadbug exercise for core stability.

HOW TO TRAIN YOUR CORE BETTER: PART 2

Here I am continuing with the discussion of your core workouts. If you have not read it yet, go and read part 1 on how to train your core better.   In the last article, I go into what the core is and how to train it in different planes of motion. I go into detail…