Most people start an exercise program to lose weight. Prioritizing exercise is an important choice an individual can make. When people don't see the scale move or they hit a plateau, many end up returning to their old habits. What's missing is proper nutrition that goes along with exercise. Healthy eating is an important element in weight loss. Plus it adds the much needed energy for people to remain active. When there is a push to do more physical activity without the pus
Destructive self-talk causes you to question yourself so constantly that you can soon become paralyzed with doubt and uncertainty whereas positive self-talk can help you to overall do better, go further, or just keep moving forward. Next time you feel limited or even completely defeated take a moment to intentionally counteract any negative messages with positive truths in your life. It may take some searching but it is most important that you don’t give up when you can't see
I've always been more of a traditional style bodybuilding split type of guy. 4 day splits coupled with mindless cardio on your off days. Why? Well it works... Really well. But as I've gotten older and busier I just don't have the time to put 6-7 hours worth of time into the gym per week like I did in college (and I literally working in a gym...how ironic) I've got a career now, a house, a dog, and a lawn that seemingly needs to be cut every 3 days... Fortunately no kids yet.
e·qui·lib·ri·um ˌēkwəˈlibrēəm,ˌekwəˈlibrēəm/ noun a state in which opposing forces or influences are balanced. a state of physical balance. a calm state of mind. Synonym - balance, symmetry, poise, equality, stability, composure, calm, presence, tranquility As a fitness professional, I have come to notice that although every single person possesses an entirely unique body there are certain themes that are 'oh so typical' and seem to apply to nearly all of us. So, what ARE the
Hey! My name is Ethan Parent. I'm the director of the Independent Exercise Program at HammerFit. My goal is to help you achieve your fitness goals efficiently and effectively. Whether you want to train for a Spartan Race or are brand new to workout plans, it's my mission to help you achieve your fitness success. The internet, TV, magazines, and your coworker all seem to have the best new fitness routine. The problem is that these workout plans are typically generic and built
Squats are a fantastic exercise however...
what we traditionally think of as "the squat" otherwise known as the barbell back squat is not for everyone.
I encourage everyone to go through this progression to ensure that you have the proper strength of your posterior chain, primarily the glutes and hamstrings, as well as the proper mobility of the hips, knees, and ankles.
It's pretty easy to screw this one up as it's a complex compound movement.
The key is making sur