Excuse #1: I don’t have a plan

“I don’t have a plan.” “I don’t know what to do.” You walk into the gym. What machines do you use? What exercises do you do? Reps? Sets? Weight? What about in your workout tomorrow? I’m going to make it easy for you and outline exactly what you need to do in the gym. Your tasks:Continue reading “Excuse #1: I don’t have a plan”

Strength Training for Fat Loss

So, you want to lose weight? To start out, let’s make an important clarification: Weight Loss: Doesn’t specify where weight is coming from. Weight can be lost from all sources including muscle, fat, water, limb amputation, organ removal, etc. Fat Loss: Specifically, losing body fat, preferably while maintaining muscle mass and all limbs. You want toContinue reading “Strength Training for Fat Loss”

Resistance Train for Bone Health

Let’s look at bones: You know how all the commercials say that the calcium in milk helps build strong bones? Well, resistance training is another essential component. What exactly is resistance training? Defined by ominous Google, resistance training is any exercise in which muscles contract against external load. This load can be body weight, band resistance (withContinue reading “Resistance Train for Bone Health”