Cardio most certainly has it's place when you are trying to get leaner.
However it is not always the most fun part of your work out routine, and sometimes can be a bit daunting to get started with.
Here is a few topics that might help you in terms of making cardio more manageable and enjoyable too!
1) Do something that is fun!
Calories/Energy gets used as fuel during a workout.
A calorie doesn't care if you're cycling, running, walking or boxing.
So do something you enjoy as being you first pick and do it more often.
2) Your mindset:
Obviously the more times you think of cardio as negative thoughts, the harder it's going to be to get the job done.
So get into a winner mentality and s...
Most of us lives busy lives and only have about an hour a day tops, to train.
That's fine! You don't need more than an hour as long as you optimize the time you've got available to the best of your ability for best results!
So here are my personal 5 top picks for exercises that should be incorporated in every strength or muscle hypertrophy program, as well as 5 exercises you can do without!
5 GOLDEN EXERCISES:
1) Dead lifts:
This exercise is a multi-joint exercise. Meaning, that you got more than one joint and muscles working.
It targets your Hamstrings, Glutes and Back and will bring your heart rate & metabolism up for sure!
Again one of our multi-joint exercises. This exercises i...
1. Motivation. One of the main reasons people benefit from a personal trainer is that they lose motivation then sticking with a consistent exercise program. Certified personal trainers can provide structure and accountability, and help you develop a lifestyle that encourages health.
2. Individualized programs. If you have any chronic health conditions, injuries or training goals (running a marathon, for example) a trainer will work with you and your health care provider to plan a safe, efficient program that considers these needs and enable you to reach your health goal(s).
3. Efficiency. Trainers help you focus on results and stop wasting your time doing inefficient workouts. A personal tr...
Over the years I have trained. I've been my own Guinea Pig / Lab Rat. Always testing what works and what doesn't.
Mainly to optimize my own training and growth.
But now i find that the purpose is bigger than myself..
I want to share a few common mistakes when it comes to building muscle.
Hopefully this will help you well and your way to building a better and stronger physique, and save you some time not finding out yourself!
Caught up in numbers! Counting repetitions and sets every time you train.
Please don't get me wrong it is important to have guidelines and a program to follow. However many people (including myself sometimes) tends to stop after you've done your repetitions for th...
One super important thing people sometimes tend to overlook
sometimes when training is recovery.
Recovery is just as important as the hard work you do at the gym.
If you go full blast for a long period of time and don't listen to your body, and giving yourself the right recovery time. Your training can actually turn out to be counter productive.
Here are 3 ways to recover fast:
Maybe you’d think staying still on the sofa is the best way to recover after a workout, but being active usually helps with recovery. It stops you getting too stiff and makes the blood move more freely around your limbs.
Go for some walks, move around, stay active.
Waking up in the morning. Looking yourself in the mirror and say to yourself: ''I have got to do something with my weight''.
Maybe not only for your appearance but also for the way you feel.
Then you start changing things around in your diet and start to exercise more.
The first 3-4 weeks you see progress but then after a while you feel like you have hit a plateau and aren't really going anywhere with your fat loss.
.... So what now?? DON'T GIVE UP! There is method's that can help you get through that!
Here is 5 ways to bust through your fat loss plateau:
1. Lower Total Calorie Intake
When you plateau, it’s because your energy balance has cha...
"Knowing others is intelligence; Knowing yourself is true wisdom.
Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power."
This will be my first blog ever, and I am excited to dive in to this world of the unknown!
In this article I will cover the 6 human needs as Tony Robbins has been explaining about in various interviews, lectures and talks.
I will cover why it is important for you to know about them. And how it can benefit you in your everyday life...
Who are we as human beings? What makes us tick? What do we really want?
Huge questions, that only you can find an answer for.
That's one of the great things by being alive discovering yourself and growing in your own journey. The 6...