Convenient Ways to Get In More Physical Activity

Getting more physical activity is integral to living a long life free of disease and age-associated disability. As discussed in my previous blog post, ‘How Physical Activity Affects Your Appetite,’ getting more physical activity also helps to regulate your appetite and manage your body weight. The World Health Organization lists substantial benefits that are associatedContinue reading “Convenient Ways to Get In More Physical Activity”

Best Forms of Movement to Tap Into Your Inner Child 

We all experience times where we miss the ultimate freedom and vitality of our younger days, when aching joints and nagging injuries were the furthest of our concerns. Even if your childhood wasn’t filled with such feelings of freedom and vitality, you can still access them easily with these forms of movement listed below. TheseContinue reading “Best Forms of Movement to Tap Into Your Inner Child “

Master Your Goals 

Goal setting can be a frustrating process for the majority of people, especially for people like me who happen to be perfectionists with incredibly high expectations. This approach of goal setting may not be the most conducive to achieving long term goals. In this blog we’ll discuss the difference between mastery and performance goals andContinue reading “Master Your Goals “

The Goal Hierarchy 

When setting goals, many people solely focus on one or two major goals they’d like to accomplish no matter how broad or specific those goals may be. In a recent Stronger By Science podcast episode, Eric Trexler and Greg Nuckols discuss a newly studied way of setting goals through a goal hierarchy. In this 3-tieredContinue reading “The Goal Hierarchy “

New Year New Goals

Now that the new year has finally arrived, many people have set out to make new year’s resolutions in hopes of changing their current circumstances. Many people set courageous and audacious goals that involve quitting behaviors that no longer serve them anymore. While this is a very ambitious and admirable task, another way of approachingContinue reading “New Year New Goals”

How to Feel More Comfortable As a New Gym Goer 

With the start of a new year on the horizon, many people will be looking to start a new fitness journey at their local commercial gym. While this act is commendable and should be praised for its bravery, it’s not always met with ease or acceptance during this time of year. This blog will giveContinue reading “How to Feel More Comfortable As a New Gym Goer “

Why Women Don’t Get Bulky When Lifting Weights 

One of the greatest barriers to resistance training women face is misinformation. The online fitness space is riddled with extreme claims, fads, and misinformation that, unfortunately, becomes commonplace in society. One false claim that circulates to this day is the idea that women can get “bulky” with resistance training. This brief article will discuss whyContinue reading “Why Women Don’t Get Bulky When Lifting Weights “

The Most Important Part of Your Fitness Journey 

Arguably, the most important part of your fitness journey is not determining how many sets, reps, and how much weight you should lift. It’s not even determining whether or not you should do steady state cardio, high intensity interval training, weight lifting, or any combination of the like. The most important part of your fitnessContinue reading “The Most Important Part of Your Fitness Journey “

How to Lose Belly Fat For Good

Stubborn belly fat can be a source of affliction to one’s self-esteem and self-confidence. In this blog post, I’ll give you practical and sustainable tips to lose belly fat for good in the new year. First, I must preface this blog with a couple disclaimers. 1) There is no one magic pill, weight loss program,Continue reading “How to Lose Belly Fat For Good”

Why Women Should Lift Weights

Women are constantly bombarded with messages on how to change their appearance by the fitness and diet industries with little to no regard to how it may impact their overall health long term. Fad diets, weight loss teas, dangerous supplements, and more are often promoted to achieve a “healthy lifestyle” over the proven basics ofContinue reading “Why Women Should Lift Weights”