Hello June! Last time I posted I gave an overview of my goals for June as I was getting back into lifting after 8 months off (I had only been doing dumbbell and hiit work, no serious lifting). My main goals were: 20 pushups 10 pullups Squat 100# for reps I can happily say… Continue reading May Goals… Crushed!
As I said in my last post, I recently joined Anytime Fitness. With a new membership they offer 3 free personal training sessions, which was great for me because I've never had anyone spot me or check my form. It was great to have someone who knows their stuff help me get back into lifting… Continue reading May Battle Plan
This post was supposed to get written on Saturday but my internet got knocked out all day (plus I was working a double shift) so that didn't happen. Anyways here it is! It's taking a little longer than usual to write because Ryker (my new apartment buddy) thinks typing hands are great fun to pounce… Continue reading Post Moving Fit Life (Part 2 – 7 Tips for Staying Fit in an Apartment)
Over the course of this weekend, I'll be publishing a series of 3 posts on protein supplementation. The first is about how you can know if you need a protein shake/supplement to begin with, the second will dive into all the different kinds of protein and how to know which one is right for you,… Continue reading 3 Major Signs You Need a Protein Shake
Here we go! I've created a new workout program! I'm in the final stages of putting it together but I'm ready to start getting the word out 😀 I'm super excited about this program, mostly because I'm having amazing results with it (I'll talk more about that in future posts) and I can't wait to… Continue reading Oenomel Fitness Program
I just wanted to take a minute to say how excited I am about this new workout program I'm creating 😀 (If you didn't read my last post, I'm creating a program that combines barre with weightlifting.) I tested out the first leg workout in the series and oh. my word. The pain!! I haven't… Continue reading So excited!!
Injuries and ailments are almost always caused by two things: bad form, and endless repetition. Our bodies are designed to adapt, so when your workouts incorporate plenty of variety, you will make continuous progress. But if you do the same thing over and over, you will plateau. It's as simple as that. That is why… Continue reading Barre for Weightlifters (ladies, listen up!)
Oh my goodness you guys... I can't believe I haven't written a blog post in almost 2 weeks!! As most of you know, I started a new job last week, which is always a little exhausting as you get used to your new routine, coworkers, responsibilities, etc. Now that I'm officially trained in and have a… Continue reading I’m Back!! – New Workout Program
I promise I haven't dropped off the face of the earth - I'm going to try to write 2-3 posts tonight, this one being the first. I haven't worked out yet today so this is the workout I'm about to do. When I'm done I should have the evening free to write those informational posts… Continue reading Lower Body Circuit Workout
In yesterday's post I talked about what I'm planning on doing for workouts now that I've finished the Triple Threat program. In case you missed it, I'm writing my own 8-week plan with 3 goals in mind. I want to get my 2x bodyweight deadlift (260#), increase isolated core work, and improve my hip flexibility.… Continue reading 8 Week Self-Challenge – Day 1