It’s not just about reps

It’s not just about reps

     When I first picked-up weight training, I was a scrawny 13 year-old.  I had been bullied for years, and decided to do something about it.  I was the shy, timid kid in the classroom and had less than zero confidence in myself, in...
Celebrate your body

Celebrate your body

     Ask anyone in the gym what they’re working on and a very common answer is “lose weight, tone-up, slash fat” or some other method of improving body composition.  While I don’t have a problem with this being a motivator, it simply...
Don’t be one-dimensional

Don’t be one-dimensional

     As humans, we are habitual by nature.  We can’t help it, our brains are wired to form habits and automate as much as possible.  This is great because it helps us preserve brain power for the really important things like...
Box Jumps:  A misunderstood exercise

Box Jumps: A misunderstood exercise

     I’m going to start off by saying that I love box jumps.  They’re incredibly fun and make you feel like an athlete.  I remember starting at a gym a few years ago and had many clients performing them, especially since we had the...
Serving Others Through Strength

Serving Others Through Strength

     Health and fitness are about way more than looking good at the beach or taking that perfect post-workout selfie in the bathroom.  With the dawn of social media and heavy influence from bodybuilding culture, fitness has become purely...

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