Category Health

Heat Acclimatization Done Wrong–Complete With Internal Dialogue

You typically can spot a bad idea from a mile away. I spotted it from years away, and apparently have spent the meantime building up the “courage” to battle its legitimacy as actually being a bad idea–bad, as in “people die from doing this.” I know age is supposed to bring wisdom, and I have […]

Decisions and Commitments

“You make decisions, you live out commitments.” You have made a decision to get your health, fitness, and body composition back on-track; you are not where you want to be, not where you were, and may be frustrated with where you are (hence the resolutions), so you have made a decision to make changes. I […]

‘Tis the Season Part 2: The Best Defense is a Good Offense?

Part 1 addressed how to eat well at parties in which you can’t control what is offered at the party—more often than not, this is the case if the party to be attended is one you have very short notice for. In casual conversation, you’re invited to a party that begins in two hours. You’re […]

‘Tis The Season Part 1: Party Time Nutrition

It seems that many of our wintertime holiday celebrations center around food, and it is extremely unfortunate for the waistline that they are literally within 5-6 weeks of each other. In America, “Holiday Celebration” has become synonymous with “Endless Feast” and “Eat Until You Hurt”—which was not the true intention of the holidays. But, I […]

That “One Thing”

This is one of my only non-fitness related posts so far, and as much as I preach “total wellness” encompassing so much more than the physical health, I need to start branching into the other areas that contribute to overall wellness. I have been doing a lot of reflecting lately during my downtime, which has […]

5 Nutritional Tips For Fat-Burning

I’ve taken just over a month off from blogging and am ready to go again! Many questions I am asked on a daily basis while working the floor at the Y or am chatting with a personal training client or friend boil down to the following: “How do I burn excess body fat?” You may […]

August 16th Gym Workout

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jAAi-M7FzB4&feature=youtu.be

3 Sets of Exercises:
5 Rounds per Set:

Set 1:
60-Second Turnover (amount of time to complete set plus recovery time, so 5 minutes to complete set)
A) Front Squat w/Overhead Press x 10
B) Wide-Grip Bar Row x 10

Set 2: 30-Second Turnover
A) Straight-Leg Deadlift/RDL x 10

Set 3: As fast as possible
A) Deadlift x 50

Increase your weight for the RDL and Deadlift.
Here are the weights I used:
Set 1: 55lbs
Set 2: 105lbs
Set 3: 105lbs