Afraid of Looking Bulky? 5 Real Benefits of Weight Training for Women

As a strength coach at a small personal training boutique, I get the opportunity to train a lot of women looking to improve their physique, health markers, and habits. Oftentimes, my novice female clients who are just starting out in our gym lifting weights will express that they really don’t want to get bulky, so […]

ACHIEVING YOUR FITNESS GOALS: 7 COMMON MYTHS YOU SHOULDN’T BELIEVE

Women get bulky from lifting Carbs make you fat Fruit has too much sugar  Eating late at night makes you fat  You need cardio to lose weight You can out exercise a bad diet Intermittent fasting is magic for fat loss These are all common things that I hear from not only new clients, but […]

IF YOU ARE AN OLDER ADULT YOU NEED TO BE WEIGHT TRAINING!

I was having breakfast with one of the clients here at PP yesterday and he shared with me some great insight into the mind of the older adult. It seems as if there is still a stigma around weight training in the older community. Maybe you have heard your friends say something like: “Oh you […]

THE SECRET TO FAT LOSS (ITS NOT EXERCISE)

So if you know anything about the message I push out on a regular basis, I am an exercise guy, predominantly strength training. Strength training and the benefits around it for sports performance improvement, longevity, and health. If you are to choose one form of exercise, strength training with weights is the way to go. […]

HOW TO STRENGTH TRAIN FOR FAT LOSS

Strength training is a pretty awesome form of exercise. You consistently make progress toward a tangible goal that doesn’t involve obsessively watching a number on a scale. You get to improve your daily life by not only looking more toned and muscular, but also being able to do more. Strength training will allow you to […]