The numbers of reps and sets themselves don't define the success of the workout itself. The numbers are just pathways to get you to the right type of muscle engagement. It's just some pathways typically lead to better chances of success than others, and that's why they're repeated so often.
To me, one of the best things fitness has to offer is a sense of regaining control. When things don't go how you planned. When you're in the middle of some suck. When you're left feeling powerless. You can do fitness.
Even with the knowledge and principles in place, getting people to listen to fitness advice is hard. How can trainers better connect with their clients?
"If Chase is going to be super helpful, I can't just do the exact same thing. If Chase is going to go high, I got to go low." I'm half-joking. When it comes to creating content, the struggle is real (i.e. it's real hard to think of something original that someone else hasn't done better). And … Continue reading Tomb Raider Workout Breakdown
The people who love fitness seem crazy, don't they? Full disclosure: they are. And here's the thing, in order to be successful in your fitness journey, you don't need to be in love with it.
Monitoring your progress is good. Tracking IS a good habit. But why is weighing yourself on the scale not always the best proof?
For those who have no clue on nutrition, learn the basics on the protein macronutrient.
New year, new you, etc. You're trying. You're trying to do better, so that means you're trying to make an effort to read up on all this fitness stuff. But it's hard. For one thing, it seems like everything contradicts itself. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Ua-WVg1SsA That's kind of the problem with research itself. Results can always be skewed … Continue reading Learning Fitness Hurts My Brain
I don't have a sweet tooth. I just love candy. Some of you think I'm in denial, but that's just how it is. And with November 1st nearly here, it's going to be a great time to stock up on discounted post-holiday candy once again. The rest of you are probably taking a more regulated … Continue reading 3 Tips to Conquering Halloween Candy
UFC 216 is all done wrapped up. Sales are expected to be at an all time low, even though Mighty Mouse set a new title defense record with a pretty slick finish to boot. In the main event, El Cucuy took on The Motown Phenom. Two guys most people don't know because, hey, not Conor McGregor. After … Continue reading UFC 216: Kevin Lee is Sick