Have you ever wondered how often you really need to switch up your training to continue to make progress? We'll we're going to discuss a few things to consider below! But first, as always, it depends on your goals! To be honest, this also depends on your personality and how quickly you get bored too, … Continue reading How often do you need to switch up your training?
Well, although you can experience muscle soreness or DOMS after a workout, if you're getting sore after every workout, you're probably not allowing your body to recover properly or you're switching exercises too frequently.
If you've been in the fitness space for a bit, you may have heard it before, but what really is it? 👇 Progressive overload is the concept of increasing the demand on your muscles over time to continue to build strength as you get stronger. So, if you start doing 10 bodyweight squats you're going … Continue reading What is progressive overload and why is it important?
Depending on your goals of training, your rest times should vary. We'll go over optimal rest times for when you're working on improving strength, power, hypertrophy, and muscle endurance!
We define and discuss compression and how that relates to training.
How do the hips and core impact each other? We discuss regional interdependence and how this impacts mobility, strength, and control.
Proper core engagement requires regulation of your intra-abdominal pressure. When you engage your core, you are regulating pressure in your abdominal cavity. Your core includes your diaphragm on the top, pelvic floor on the bottom, abdominals on the front/sides, and your paraspinals/other back muscles in the back - so it's not just your 6 pack … Continue reading What is proper core engagement?
How long does it take to see changes in strength and build muscle?
An accessory exercise is an exercise that targets smaller muscles or muscle groups. They can be helpful in training, but when should they be used?
What is "joint balance?” Well, that's a good question! It's kind of a term that I made up, so let me explain!