While I’ll readily admit to eating (and drinking) tons of different, unhealthy meals and consuming multiple libations the day before a race, the morning of and during a race I adhere to the exact same meal plan. To date I have run two full marathons and five half marathons and thus far sticking to the outlined meal… Read More When to eat for half marathons/marathons (my race day nutrition!)
If you’re brand new to running and are looking to train for your first half marathon, below is an example plan I’ve built and shared with numerous clients and members of the TwitchGym who are curious about running. This plan is tailored for someone who has never completed a high mileage run before and is… Read More Half Marathon 12-week / 3-month training plan for beginners
As the Gainz of Twitch I know a thing or two about what fitness fiends find useful and/or have on their holiday wish list. In an effort to help you find the perfect gift for those on your holiday shopping list who are on the Road to Gainzville, I’ve compiled a list of multiple gifts… Read More 2018 Holiday Gift Guide: Fitness
You’re in a small gym, completely alone. A handful of weak fluorescent lights adorn the ceiling and through the shadows, you see a punching bag standing mightily in the corner. Not giving the bag a second thought, you spend some time bouncing around, examining each piece of equipment quickly. You try a multitude of machines… Read More The Life of a Fighter
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!