If you're anything like me, perhaps you're looking back over the last four months and wondering where the time went. Maybe as you reflect, you realize that you haven't quite hit those wellness goals you set for yourself back at the start of the year. If so, I can totally relate. We need at least two things to succeed on a wellness journey: 1) a destination, and 2) a plan. In other words, we need to have goals established and steps to follow in order to achieve them.Read More
We all know that exercise is good for us. But we have been duped into believing that 30-60 minutes of moderate intensity exercise per day is all that’s required to keep us healthy.
It is now known that someone who participates in frequent intense exercise isn't necessarily home-free.Read More
Whether you were physically active as a kid, used to train in the gym, or have never participated in any type of structured physical activity, it can be a very difficult process to begin re-initiate an exercise regimen. There are a few things to take into consideration.Read More
Splits have garnered a lot of attention and popularity from the field of bodybuilding. For these athletes, inducing as much specific muscle damage from a lot of volume and damage to each individual muscle is a key aspect that leads to their desired goals of muscle gain. But consider for a moment, how many of you or your clients are specifically interested in gaining a lot of muscle? I don’t know about you, but personally I’d say it’s less than 2% of my client base. The majority of my client base is interested in either weight loss, or good, all-around fitness.Read More
From the outside, it may look like your personal trainer just throws a bunch of exercises together and grins with anticipation about your upcoming training sessions and how much you’ll suffer. While there may be some trainers that take this approach, this isn’t how it should be and it definitely isn’t the way we operate at RD Athletics.Read More