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Add Muscle Quickly With This Program!

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I was introduced to German Volume Training my freshman year in college by a fellow classmate with family members in the fitness industry. At the time, I had not heard of anything like it so I figured I would give it a shot. German Volume Training (GVT) involves super-setting two opposing, compound exercises. For example, […]

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Arthritis and Injuries: Exercise Is Necessary For Pain Management

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For many years, it was believed that people with arthritis or bone and joint pain should not exercise for fear of exacerbating the problem. Many older adults experience arthritis from general wear and tear or repetitive movements. Sometimes, arthritis can develop from past joint injuries that never healed properly. Arthritis can be very painful to […]

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5 Workout Myths Debunked!

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Work Your Abs to Get a Strong Core As I mentioned in my article “What Is Your Core?” building a strong, stable core is NOT done by working your abdominals like it is your job. Building a strong core involves strengthening your lower back muscles, glutes and all the muscles that help you stay upright. […]

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Why Obesity Is NOT the Problem

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It’s no secret; for the past several decades we have been bombarded with many studies indicating that obesity is the biggest health epidemic we deal with in America. We have also been told that obesity greatly increases the risk for degenerative diseases like heart failure, diabetes, and cancer. THIS IS NOT ENTIRELY TRUE! When these […]

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HIIT VS. Steady State Cardio- Which is Better?

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This is a very popular topic in fitness when it comes to cardiovascular workouts. Most people ask me which form of cardio will yield the best results. Before I jump to my recommendation, I would like to outline the pros and cons of each style. First off, let’s start with Steady State Cardio. This is […]

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Fighting the Urge to Quit

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This is the Monday that most people start to give up on their New Year’s Resolutions; I’m here to encourage you to keep pushing! We can always certainly find an excuse not to do something and when you do, remember why you started. If you wrote down your SMART goals like I told you to […]

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Full Body Workout!

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Happy Monday! Hope you all made it through the weekend without undoing all of the work you put in this past week! Today I want to give you a full body circuit that you can do at your local gym. Most of these exercises are compound movements which means that these exercises involve at least […]