People run for a litany of reasons: to get faster, stronger, healthier, to decompress, to relax, to meditate, to train for a race…the reasons are practically limitless. For me it’s a chance to decompress, to improve cardiovascular strength and to get faster so I can nab me some more race bling. Regardless of why you… Read More Why I run the same routes repeatedly
I’m a huge proponent of minimizing costs and maximizing gainz when it comes to building up my personal home gym. I own a wealth of equipment, however the staples I use in my personal exercise regimens are: pullup bar, perfect push-up slider, resistance bands and kettle-bells. If you‘re interested in my advice for what to… Read More Upperbody Weight circuit (Pullup bar, KBs and resistance bands)
Over the years on my personal journey on the Road to Gainzville, I’ve accumulated several pieces of workout equipment. I’ve purchased a couple kettle-bells, three pairs of dumbbells, multiple jump ropes, a pull-up par, a set of the perfect push-up sliders, two foam rollers, a small ball for rolling out, three yoga mats, a pair… Read More Build the perfect home gym!
One of the hardest things about a new undertaking is knowing where to begin. Whether it’s learning a new trade, beginning a new routine or starting a new diet, sometimes simply knowing what to do first can seem like a gargantuan task. For the uninitiated, I can absolutely see how starting a new workout program… Read More Where to begin on the Road to Gainzville
Every time we put in work, we do so with a specific goal in mind. You’re doing homework to pass a class to get your diploma/degree, you’re working to make money to live comfortably-everything you do is in an effort to derive some type of utility. Not every payoff is instantaneous: while eating will keep… Read More You need to set goals
When I begin training a client, I have a conversation which follows a simple outline: Identify goals Determine what they like to do (lift weights, run, etc) Expectations Build plan I’d like to discuss the aspect of this outline I believe is the most important-expectations. In my personal opinion, time is the single most important… Read More My Training Philosophy
I am a certified personal trainer, however I am by no means a nutritionist or a medical professional. That being said, the purpose of these posts is not to provide explicit medical advice-they are to help you prepare mentally to begin, run along and stay on the Road to Gainzville. That being said, the denotation… Read More Strong and Healthy are NOT the Same Thing