On warmup sets "One word of warning, however: don’t take the lighter sets for granted. These will set you up mentally for the big sets. If these sets are light and explosive, you’ll feel confident and strong for your last set. If you take these lightly, or you take a carefree attitude toward them, your … Continue reading Timeless Quotes from Jim Wendler’s 5/3/1
Who doesn't want to look and feel better? Everybody wants to lose fat, get leaner, gain more muscle so they can look and feel better about themselves. This applies to pretty much everyone across the board when they start their journey. But what I've learned over the years is that just saying this is not … Continue reading Losing Fat and Leaning Out – 3 Things You’re NOT Doing
I know, I know. Lifting weights is hard on the hands. "My hands are getting rough! My partner is complaining that my hands are scratchy! My hands hurt!" Don't worry, I have a solution. Calluses are inevitable. We can't completely avoid them but we can manage them. Plus, calluses are a small price to pay … Continue reading How to Deal with Calluses
So you're in search of a personal trainer. Congratulations! You've decided to take action and put your health in your own hands. That first step is never the easiest to take. Now how do you find a trainer? There are so many trainers out there....how do you know who to pick? The Most Important Thing....ASK … Continue reading How to Pick a Personal Trainer
So you want a home gym? You don't need much to start a home gym. The basics will be a power rack, an FID (flat, incline, decline) bench, a barbell, olympic weight plates and some mats to protect your floor. Additional equipment can slowly be purchased after. Things like dumbbells, a few kettlebells and a … Continue reading How To: Build a Budget Home Gym
Concentrate on the things that matter Majoring in the minors is a very common mistake that we've all made in the past. It is a crippling mistake that can set us back or even prevent us from even getting started. Basically, majoring in the minors means that we're worrying about the things that don't really … Continue reading Majoring in the Minors – Do you do this?
What is it? Do you have it? The most important aspect of training is very simple. It's not the amount of weight you do. It's not the sets and reps that you do. It's not the program you're on. It doesn't even matter if your coach is the best or just average. The most important … Continue reading The Most Important Aspect of Training