Balancing on Ice

Good afternoon readers! Hopefully, everyone’s weekend is off to a good start. I don’t know how many of you had to endure a snow storm the previous weekend, but I did (here in Ohio) and it was horrible — perhaps not the worst but definitely made me hesitant to drive. I missed a weeks worthContinue reading “Balancing on Ice”

Warm Up First

Prevent Injury It’s true, we are most likely skipping our warm up due to the mindset of “I don’t have time, I need to get in and out”, or “I don’t need a warm up, I feel fine” – says gym goers everywhere. Truly, I can take into consideration that both of these reasons areContinue reading “Warm Up First”

Improve your grip strength

Grip strength is important in the world of lifting, it is essential for a good deadlift, a good bench press and builds the forearms, wrist and hands (something many of us don’t think to work on) — and many exercises, along with the ones I named will improve when you improve your grip strength.  MostContinue reading “Improve your grip strength”

Skipped Monday & regret it

Starting on a Tuesday was about as bad as skipping a whole week at the gym. My performance on Tuesday leg day was less than mediocre and hardly finished (in order to finish up my workout, I had to edit the amount of sets/reps & lower the weight on lifts that don’t normally require it)Continue reading “Skipped Monday & regret it”

4 Hour leg session

I swear I don’t make long sessions on purpose.    Warm up:   Kettlebell Romanian deadlift: 4 x 25, 12 lbs Hip adduction machine: 4 x 25, 30 lbs Hip abduction machine: 4 x 25, 30 lbs Workout Sess: Conventional deadlift: 6 x 2-3, 260 lbs (85% 1RM) Barbell back squat: 8 x 6-8, 145Continue reading “4 Hour leg session”