Fitness Training

Free Weights Vs. Machines: Dumbbells, Machines, Barbells Oh My!

Machines Vs. Free Weights In the left corner, we have Free Weights the home of Kettlebells, Dumbbells, Barbells, and anything else you can pick up!  In the Right corner, we have Machines the basic pulley system. This will be an interesting fight between resistance training!  Who's ready for this epic match up? "Let's Get Ready To… Continue reading Free Weights Vs. Machines: Dumbbells, Machines, Barbells Oh My!

Fitness Training

TRX: For Every BODY

Total Body Resistance Exercise also known as the TRX is for everyone! The TRX uses your own bodyweight and gravity to provide you with some of the most functional movements to gain strength, balance, coordination, flexibility, core and joint stability.  The TRX involves the use of hanging bands to engage muscles using your own body… Continue reading TRX: For Every BODY

Fitness Training

Planes of Motion 101

This past weekend was a busy one!  I got my first official sports massage and lifted my heaviest on the bench!  Woohoo! Between having a great lift and getting my muscles stretched, tweaked, and massaged it got me thinking about the way we move and the human bodies mobility.  It's so incredibly important to stretch… Continue reading Planes of Motion 101

Fitness Training, Weight Loss & Nutrition

Eating Within The “Anabolic Window” Just Brocabulary or BroScience?

The post-workout period is often considered to be the most critical part of nutrient timing. Just how much refueling is needed immediately post-workout and what makes or breaks your results? The anabolic window (also known as the metabolic window) is a strength training term (aka the BROcabulary) for the 30-minutes (give or take) period after exercise. … Continue reading Eating Within The “Anabolic Window” Just Brocabulary or BroScience?

Bikini Competition, Fitness Training

Building A Better Booty

Baby Got Back! We like big butts and we can not lie...or maybe we just really want a nice toned rear?! Who doesn't want BUNS OF STEELE?  Our society has been obsessed with building a better booty and having a booty!  Take J.LO for an example, or all of the Kardashians, they are all known… Continue reading Building A Better Booty

Fitness Training

Tower Running: A Vertical Rush

Have you tried tower running or tower climbing?  I have and I'm in love. Tower running is a sport where you run up tall man-made structures.  All of the climbs I've done have been to raise money for the American Lung Association (ALA).  I climb with the ALA because of personal reasons and I believe… Continue reading Tower Running: A Vertical Rush