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”

Body Composition – BIA

BIA Measurements (Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis) So we are on our last body composition phase now and this time we have something a little more techy  compared to the last 3 body composition measurements. My gym had a handheld version of this technology but now we no longer use it, and use something a little more savvyContinue reading “Body Composition – BIA”

Body Composition Measurements: Skinfolds

Skinfold measurements It has been awhile since my last blogging post – sorry about the long pause, I was trying to get a new structure going for my clients at the gym / working on my own scheduling so I wouldn’t be driving back and forth so often/ and working on getting to know theContinue reading “Body Composition Measurements: Skinfolds”

Measuring Body Composition – Circumference

Circumference Measurement  Photo by Siora Photography on Unsplash It has been a few days, but in the last post I discussed BMI — in today’s post we will go over another form of body composition measuring; called circumference.  When using this term, it means to measure the body’s “girth” using a tape measure. There are many sites that canContinue reading “Measuring Body Composition – Circumference”

BMI – Body Mass Index

Measuring Body Composition Part one  So, I am almost sure most of you have heard of the word “BMI” or body mass index. Most doctors of medicine today still use this as a prescribed way of letting their patients know if they are within a healthy weight class (hints why when you go for appointments,Continue reading “BMI – Body Mass Index”