Foam Rolling For Fitness

Do You Foam Roll? You should! although most people only consider doing so during rehab after an injury; but foam rolling is great for warming up before a run, or before getting started on your lifts. The motto goes “if it doesn’t hurt, you aren’t doing it right” and to be honest, that motto fitsContinue reading “Foam Rolling For Fitness”

Alternatives to the squat

If Doing Squats is not for you… Try something new  Photo by Sven Mieke on Unsplash For most people, squats are the essential part of leg day. even more so for those who want work on their glutes and build strength in their legs – but as a personal trainer, I have had clients who weren’t fond ofContinue reading “Alternatives to the squat”

Glutamine Supplementation

Glutamine  Photo by Amanda Jones on Unsplash Glutamine comes in both powder and pill form. It is one of the most abundant amino acids in the body, and considered essential for intestinal function, immune response, and amino acid homeostatis during times of severe stress. Main purpose: Serves as a building block for protein.  Also considered as a “conditionally essential amino acid”;Continue reading “Glutamine Supplementation”

Single leg kettlebell Deadlift

Kettlebell Deadlift variation An underrated movement that needs a lot of attention because it provides a lot of benefits that can go towards your compound lifts & also provides a means of working on balance & coordination, stability, core strength, hamstrings, and mobility of the hips, back and legs. In the above video, I am demonstratingContinue reading “Single leg kettlebell Deadlift”

Caffeine For Athletes

Performance Gains & Losses  Photo by nousnou iwasaki on Unsplash Caffeine, one of the world’s greatest inventions for many Americans. Typically people drink their caffeine in the morning for a boost of energy but now caffeine isn’t just in your coffee and can be used for different purposes.  Like anything we eat or drink, we should be awareContinue reading “Caffeine For Athletes”