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Deloading Wisely

I started my deload week a few days ago, and I was actually looking forward to it.  Never think of your rest week (although it shouldn’t be complete rest), or deload week as a lackluster point in your training.  Consider it a period of time for recovery and for your body to get stronger and […]

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6 Logging Laws

Not getting the results you want in the gym? It’s probably because you aren’t training; you’re just working out.  Start logging your workouts and actually care about the weight you put up.  Logging your progress is a true testament to your commitment to the iron game. Luckily, exercises in the gym have always come quite […]

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Don’t Flatter Yourself; it’s Not All About You

I know stepping into the weightroom can be intimidating for females.  Heck, even for some guys it can be a scary place – a sweaty dungeon oozing with testosterone…doesn’t sound ideal for everyone. Remember the gym is a place for you to get done what you need to get done.  Whether you’re in there for […]

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Do Somethin’ Different: 6 Awesome Squat & Deadlift Alternatives

Squats and deadlifts are great, but we need variety in our workouts to avoid injury, experience enhanced athletic performance, and keep our bodies guessing.  Here are six alternatives to conventional squats and deadlifts. Goblet Rear Foot Elevated Split Squats 1.5 reps – Loading the front of the body engages the trunk to a greater extent […]

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