What's up everyone? Today I'm answering another question from my friend Crystal regarding weight lifting and exercise for beginners. There are lots of ways to go about exercise if you're new, but a Google search can be overwhelming with all the advice. I'll just break down three easy things for you to focus on so you don't suffer from "paralysis of analysis" and instead can just get to work! Were those tips helpful? If you have any other good advice to add, I'd love to hear a
Today I'm sharing with you some of my favorite tips to get through a holiday, birthday, reunion, or any other kind of event where you'll find yourself faced with a lot of tempting food. Now I don't want you to get the idea that you have to starve yourself and make yourself sad by missing out on your aunt's famous apple pie that you've loved since birth, but instead you can learn to enjoy those events and parties without totally undoing any fitness goals you're working toward.
This past week, I had the opportunity to be on a cruise ship and live it up with some awesome family and friends, and it was on this trip that I really came to appreciate the value of taking care of your body. Now, I don't mean that in a vain "beach bodies are what life is all about" kind of way (there is always someone with a "better" body out there anyway). I'm talking about health and ability to enjoy what's out there in the world to the fullest. While I was cruising aroun
Picture this: You're on a mat at the gym, crunch, crunch, crunching away. You don't mind the burn, because you're laser-focused on one thing: beach-perfect-superhero-body-Ryan-Reynolds-ripped abs. After your seventh set, you add some planks for good measure. Because that six-pack is right around the corner. You first just have to melt the fat off your stomach with one more set of sit ups... Ehh. I'll grant that doing a lot of ab workouts will give anyone really strong abs, wh
Everyone knows that if you want to bulk up and get big muscles, you grab heavy weights and do low reps, but if you just want to tone up and get lean, you pick up some light weight and go to town with high reps. It's common knowledge. That just makes sense, right? Mm, we'll think about that later, but first, what do people even mean by "bulking" or "toning" or "leaning out?" When people use terms like these, they usually have some role model in mind (maybe Arnold Schwarzenegge
How you think of yourself matters. Period. If you can get this concept into your head, there will be NOTHING to stop you from accomplishing anything you want. Probably :) #exercise #fitness #motivation #workout #video #selfesteem