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 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”

How to Create a Training Program Using Movement Patterns 

When creating a well-rounded strength training program, it’s important to know the basic movement patterns associated with different major muscle groups in order to develop a balanced physique. Core movement patterns that cover the entire body include: Squats – Quads and Glutes Hinges – Glutes and Hamstrings Horizontal Hip Extension – Glutes and Hamstrings  VerticalContinue reading “How to Create a Training Program Using Movement Patterns “

How to Design Your Own Strength Training Program

#1 Establish Your Personal Strength Training Goals  Check out my latest blog post about training goals: https://coachtashay.wordpress.com/2021/12/16/getting-bigger-or-getting-stronger/ It is important to establish whether you want to focus on getting bigger or getting stronger through strength training. Both can occur simultaneously, however, gains in strength must occur first before gains in muscular size. With altering trainingContinue reading “How to Design Your Own Strength Training Program”