The Importance of Strength TrainingJanuary 16, 2018
Strength Training Staples Part I – SquatsJanuary 23, 2018
The Internet is a treasure trove of information and content. Here’s a sampling of health and wellness related items that caught my eye this week. Enjoy!
My Favorite Articles
Getting “lean” has a cost. As you craft your fitness goals, make sure you’re ready and willing to pay it before it becomes your top priority.
While it’s important to limit processed foods and include fresh fruits and veggies into your diet, the concept of “negative calorie foods” Is largely a myth.
While variety within your strength training is important, the concept of muscle confusion is overstated by some.
Social Media Gems
You should always make time for regenerative work within your program:
There are different ways to protect your body. Make sure regeneration is at the top of your list, whether it’s corrective movements during a circuit, foam rolling after a training session, or doing yoga on an active recovery day. pic.twitter.com/CK2y0qRmo2— EXOS Education (@EXOSEducation) January 17, 2018
We just had 2” of snow paralyze us yet again. What to do when you’re stuck inside:
If you're stuck inside today due to weather, then you have a great opportunity to get in some strength training. Make a circuit of the following: - Squats x 20 - Push-ups x 10 - Lunges x 10/side - Pull-ups x 10 - Bear Crawls x 5 Steps Down and Back Twice - Side Planks As many rounds as possible for 30 minutes. Go. Now! #strenghtconditioning #engage #empower #educate #vitalifit #squats #healthybones #burncalories #weightloss
Many applications to this, but takeaway is clear - always let your choices have value:
If I have enough energy to complain, then I have enough energy to motivate a teammate. Choices have value or no value.— Stonewall Solutions (@sealteambuild) January 17, 2018