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Get Out Of A Rut – Start With These 6 Resistance Exercises

Get Out Of A Rut – Start With These 6 Resistance Exercises

Resistance training is one of the most important ways to bring “life” to our mental and physical well-being, but for some reason it is being neglected!   Resistance training is powerful medicine that takes the mind and body to a whole new level. Resistance training improves…

How Women and Novice Trainees Can Get On The Path Of Getting Stronger Now

How Women and Novice Trainees Can Get On The Path Of Getting Stronger Now

I have been training since I was a teenager, so I have gone through many ways  to gain strength and to push myself into getting stronger.  I am much older, and I still continue to work at it in a variety of ways (or in…

A 4-step approach for women & novice trainees to start training in the “weights” area of the gym

A 4-step approach for women & novice trainees to start training in the “weights” area of the gym

Rarely do I see women or even novice trainees training in the “weights” area of the gym.  This is where most of the dumbbells, kettlebells, plates, barbells, squat racks, power racks, deadlift platforms, pull-up bars, benches, and other similar equipment are located.  This is also…

How women and novice trainees can overcome intimidation in the gym

How women and novice trainees can overcome intimidation in the gym

There are many women and even novice trainees that are intimidated by the gym, especially when it comes to training in the “weights” area of the gym.  I completely understand.  I was there.  I felt uneasy, unsure, and nervous around other people and around the…

The Best Of You With Healthy Nutrition

The Best Of You With Healthy Nutrition

I survived my teenage years, college days, and more than half of my married life eating packaged “healthy” foods and snacks, drinking regular and diet sodas, and eating at fast food places, convenience stores, restaurants, and social outings.  Looking back, my nutrition choices got the…

Pushup Variations – Which One Do I Choose?

Pushup Variations – Which One Do I Choose?

Let’s talk about some pushup variations.  What I mean by “variation” is a change in pushup technique in order to change the emphasis of the exercise.  This is different from progressions.  Pushup progressions are changes in pushup technique to make standard pushups easier or more…

Simple Weight Training Is Key For Women and Novice Trainees

Simple Weight Training Is Key For Women and Novice Trainees

Simple weight training is very hard for women and novice trainees to grasp, because there are so many exercises, equipment, and gadget choices to “get in shape.” Also, being minimal and simple is hard, because many of us still want to take the “more is…