Fitbits. I see them everywhere. People counting steps, 2,000, 5,000, 3 miles…..walking on treadmills just to meet their daily quota…..Mindless walking, with no attention on the QUALITY of their steps. What are you trying to accomplish with all those steps? Are you building muscle tissue? Are you burning calories?And if so, do you know many […]
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ARE YOU CHEATING ON YOURSELF?
Do you strength train? How long are your workout sessions? How long does it take you to complete 1 rep? When it comes to your strength training sessions, speed counts. If your goal is to build muscle tissue, using momentum will NOT get you there. Proper muscle isolation is the foundation to quality workouts. If […]
DON’T HOLD YOUR BREATH!!!
As a strength coach, I am constantly reminding my clients to BREATHE. For some reason, as an exercise becomes more difficult, there is a common tendency to hold your breath. It’s not a conscious thought, but more of an intuitive response that you will be stronger by straining your breathing. Just the opposite is true. […]
As a Superslow strength coach & paleo-inspired life coach, people typically assume that I workout a lot. Truth is, I DON’T. I believe in living efficiently. I achieved & sustaine a body that others describe as “strong, vibrant, and lean” through purposeful eating & exercise. I stick very closely to a balanced paleo diet, which […]
I want you to FAIL
You’ve been told that failing is a bad thing. I’m here to tell you it’s just the opposite. That is, when we’re talking about muscle failure. Do you strength train? Are you working to failure on every exercise? I’m challenging you to give SuperSlow a try. www.enlightenedexercise.com