Tagged with Weight training

Forget skinny- GET STRONG!

Forget skinny- GET STRONG!

When I saw the phrase “strong is the new skinny” on a t-shirt I knew I had to get it. The best way to feel good about your body is to make it healthy and strong –  not overly-skinny. It is pretty well-known now that a strong woman doesn’t look like a guy; it’s about … Continue reading

How often should you change your workout?

How often should you change your workout?

Is that treadmill plan not delivering results? Are you consistently weight training but seeing no new muscle gains? We have all heard and maybe experienced hitting a plateau in our fitness plan. Plateaus are very frustrating since we are still working  just as hard as before but with fewer or no results. Unfortunately, this is … Continue reading

Strength Training….Failure = Success

Strength Training….Failure = Success

When it comes to exercise, no one likes to use the word fail unless we are talking about strengthening our muscles. Working a muscle to failure in a strength training session gives great results in strength and in muscle growth or “hypertrophy”. Our muscles are forced to their max and must adapt to their full potential, … Continue reading

Are you ready for bootcamp?

Are you ready for bootcamp?

Bootcamp workouts are very popular these days, and I feel for good reason. Of course, I guess I am a little bias b/c I teach a couple of bootcamp classes  at a local gym. The word “bootcamp” can sound intimidating and turn people away, especially those new to exercise. However, with the right instructor bootcamp … Continue reading