Cardio is the ability of the heart, blood cells and lungs to supply oxygen-rich blood to the working muscle tissues and the ability of the muscles to use oxygen to produce energy for movement. Continue reading “Beginner Cardio”
How much water do you take in? One of the benefits of drinking water is that it helps you lose weight. Water suppresses your appetite, so you don’t eat as much. Drinking plenty of water also prevents fluid retention, because your body won’t try to retain water if it’s getting enough. Drinking water also helps your body burn stored fat. Continue reading “Water Intake”
What we focus on becomes our reality. So what are you focusing on? When a competitor is in show prep, their show is their reality. Daily prep, training, eating right, coaching check in, sleep and everything is our reality. Its a daily process and all reflects on anything and everything to do with our show. Continue reading “What Do You Focus On?”
Reflecting on my fitness journey the past few years and seeing before and after photos I’m reminded of all the sacrifices and changes I’ve made to get where I am today. Continue reading “Changing Your Lifestyle is Hard but So Rewarding”
I wanted to rave a minute about this new product I purchased and absolutely LOVE. This is the Xbands – Heavy Duty Single – 20 lbs band. Its hot pink so I cant loose it. It’s nylon and completely covered so you are able to use this anywhere without the fear of it tearing. It even comes in a mesh bag. How easy and convenient is that?
Don’t let the illusion of a gym full of athletes fool you. They all started somewhere. They all have a back story. They all had days where they didn’t want to get up and go to the gym. Even decorative competitors have those days, maybe not as often as when they first started, but they do have those days. Continue reading “Taking The First Step”
November 11th will always be a special day for me. It allows me to reflect on my time serving my country and to be grateful for all the men and women who I served with and the thousands of men and women who still continue to serve and those before us who served and gave their lives so that we may enjoy the freedoms we enjoy and likely take for granted every single day.