You have heard the term before you arrived to start your next four years in a new place and I'm sure you still hear it to this day. The Freshman 15. My first year is done here at the University of Louisville, two semesters and a summer, and I can tell you the freshman 15… Continue reading My Fitness Journey at College: Year One
EPOC; excess post-exercise oxygen consumption. You may also know this term by oxygen debt. After exercise, your body starts to return to the resting demand for oxygen. For minutes after however, your oxygen uptake is accelerated, which is the meaning of the term oxygen debt or EPOC. A higher EPOC following exercise is determined by… Continue reading EPOC.. What Is It?
Every girls favorite muscles to work whether they want to admit it or not! I always like working these two together because as I engage my glutes, I need to engage my core so it makes the two work hand in hand. Any time I isolate my glutes, I tend to stick to lower weight… Continue reading Glute Isolation and Abs
The abductor and adductor machines are the ones that work your inner and outer thighs. These two machines are basically a joke to any muscle head because of how awkward they look and the claim that they are a waste of time. This is not all true. Yes the act of the machine may seem… Continue reading Are They Worth the Time? Abduction and Adduction Machines
Summer is here, the days are hot and the pool is too nice to not take advantage of. You find yourself waking up later, taking more naps and doing things that can only be done in the short summer months. You're slacking on your fitness goals because who really has time to step in a… Continue reading Ways to Stay Motivated
Exercising is one part of perfecting a successful core area; you must have healthy nutrition and a great diet to achieve a strong body! Food as fuel: - It is very vital to fuel your body properly - Try not to skip breakfast. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day - It supplies… Continue reading Nourishing Your Core
Pre Workout Foods:• Some great pre-workout foods that you should be eating should consist of: high carbohydrates, protein, low fiber and low fats!! • If you are having a full energizing meal you should have it 2-3 hours before your workout depending how large of a portion it is • If you decide to just… Continue reading Fueling Foods For Performance Nutrition