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Featured Exercise: Rotating Plank

Featured Exercise: Rotating Plank

The rotating plank is an absolute game changer for those looking to up their core strength. As discussed in our previous core training article, the most efficient way of training the muscles responsible for trunk strength and stability is through isometric...

How I Got Powerlifted Back On The Wagon

How I Got Powerlifted Back On The Wagon

A tale about denial, pressure of leading by example and strong AF women. 2018 was a year full of highlights: I turned 40 and was ready for it both physically and mentally. I started my own business and it became a success much faster than I expected. I got to take...

It’s Time to Rethink Your Core Training

It’s Time to Rethink Your Core Training

  You might’ve been led to believe that crunches are the end-all-be-all key to a strong and defined set of abs. If your goal is to maximize hypertrophy in the abdominal region (aka get a 6-pack), dynamic exercises consisting of eccentric and concentric portions, as...

What’s the Deal with Deloads?

What’s the Deal with Deloads?

Deloading is a commonly misunderstood concept. When properly applied, deloads offer a way to reduce fatigue that has been accumulated as a byproduct of training overload. That means, all the hard work you’ve put in for the last X weeks have led to a substantial...

Should You Be Doing Trap Bar Deadlifts?

Should You Be Doing Trap Bar Deadlifts?

  For a very long time, I saw the trap bar deadlift as the inferior counterpart to barbell deadlifts. As my knowledge of training evolved (as did my preferences and abilities as a coach), I came to realize that there is a time and place for the trap bar deadlift in...

Meal Frequency and Peri-Workout Nutrition

Meal Frequency and Peri-Workout Nutrition

  The value of nutrient timing and meal frequency has been a hot topic of debate in recent years. However, most studies have shown that, for us simple folks who aren’t making a living off of training, it just simply doesn’t matter that much. But, since there’s still a...

The Role of Dietary Protein in Weight Loss

The Role of Dietary Protein in Weight Loss

  Why is protein regarded as the king of macronutrients? You might already be aware of its importance when it comes to building muscle and regulating bodily functions, but did you know it can also help you lose fat more efficiently? For those seeking to lose weight,...