Deload Week

Do you ever feel like you are not seeing progress with your numbers in the gym? Or you feel like you hit a wall, are in a mental rut, and are having trouble making it to the gym? It might be time for a deload week. Deload week was not a part of my programming... Continue Reading →

Little Victories in the Gym

Persistence and dedication are key. Two weeks ago coach programmed squats at 195 lbs. As of four months ago 185 lbs was my 1RM. So going for 195 for two sets of four was a bit intimidating. We went for it and it didn't happen. If you remember my post on mental blocks while training,... Continue Reading →

Hello February

Oh, February. A start of a new month. A new chapter. A new season of life. Growing pains are hard. But I know everything leading up to this moment in life was put in my path to prepare me for this next season. And this part of life will be to prepare me for the... Continue Reading →

Mental Block While Training

It's my favorite day to train. I am pumped for the gym with my favorite playlist on. Headphones in. Gym bag over my shoulder. Shaker bottle in hand. Let's go crush this workout. Warm up and stretches complete, now time to hit dead lifts. First couple lifts are feeling great. Then I get to my... Continue Reading →

Training on Vacation

Do you workout on vacation or use vacation as a break from working out? As someone who has programmed for themselves and someone who has hired a coach to program for me, I have done both. There has been some vacations where I only get 1, maybe 2 workouts in. Then there is my most... Continue Reading →

My Yoga

I dabbled in yoga before. In high school (why does that feel so long ago?) my sister and I would go to the YMCA for a Saturday morning class. While in Virginia I've explored the world of YouTube for flows I can do at home. Even bought a couple of eBooks. One focusing on core... Continue Reading →

Hello November

Oh November. A new month is here. A fresh start if you will. Except my fresh start, started on the wrong foot. I barely got out of my pajamas to get done what I needed to. I got my first ever traffic ticket today. Some days you are not on top of the world, but doing... Continue Reading →

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