How to Get in Shape Without a Gym Membership

Having a gym membership is helpful but not necessary to achieve a high standard of fitness. The lockdown mandates imposed upon us during the start of the pandemic brought about many creative ways to maintain and even increase physical fitness both aerobically and anaerobically with at-home and outside workouts. In this blog post I’ll shareContinue reading “How to Get in Shape Without a Gym Membership”

Why You Can’t Spot Reduce Body Fat

It’s become common knowledge now with the rise of science-based fitness coaches that spot reducing body fat is not possible, but why is that the case? Before revealing why spot reduction is not possible (without surgery), let’s define the term “spot reducing” first. Simply put, spot reducing is trying to burn body fat off ofContinue reading “Why You Can’t Spot Reduce Body Fat”

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 “

How Increasing Physical Activity Can Affect Your Appetite 

This is a brief article summary from the MASS Research Review article titled ‘The Role of Physical Activity in Appetite and Weight Control.’ To read the full article and get more details on the topic of weight and appetite control via physical activity, subscribe to MASS here. Many people are familiar with the idea ofContinue reading “How Increasing Physical Activity Can Affect Your Appetite “

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 “

Why Now is the Perfect Time to Start 

On the last day of 2021, it seems as though we’re being bombarded with the same rhetoric as usual at this time of year. “New year, new me,” as the popular saying goes. Is there any merit to that way of thinking? Perhaps there is! In the recent podcast episode on Stronger By Science, GregContinue reading “Why Now is the Perfect Time to Start “

How to Make Healthy Eating Easier

Eating healthy tends to have a negative association attached to it because of the dreaded time it takes to cook at home and the cleaning involved after cooking. There are several ways to make eating healthy easier. While these methods do still require effort and will not be easy to implement overnight, they will helpContinue reading “How to Make Healthy Eating Easier”

Essential Gym Items for Lifters

There are some items that are essential to your comfortability and entertainment while working out at the gym. Listed below are some of my gym essentials that I always keep in my gym bag on lifting days. Comment what other items you bring with you to the gym that are not featured in this blogContinue reading “Essential Gym Items for Lifters”