Have you ever heard of or seen someone out at a restaurant or the movies by themselves and thought “that’s kinda strange” or “how lonely!”? Why? Maybe they needed some quality time with themselves and are smart enough and confident enough to not be ashamed in taking the opportunity to do so. And maybe you…

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​What are macronutrients?Macronutrients are the components to one’s diet that yields energy, or in a more common term, calories. What forms do macronutrients come in?-Carbs, 4 calories per gram-Fat, 9 calories per gram-Protein, 4 calories per gram What do each do for the body? How does the body utilize them?In less science-y terms:              Carbs are…

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Hey diligent friends! I know we all wish working out & eating to our macros or right most of the time was the gateway to a straight shot to seeing our appearance the way we want it or reaching the athletic goals we aim for, so I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but…

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1)      Consistency makes sensea.       It makes sense because when you want to develop new habits or progress at literally anything, how will you know if it works or not if you aren’t consistent. In terms of dieting, whether to lose, gain, or maintain weight, it is half science, half trial and error. But you…

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Intermittent Fasting is a dieting tool.Don’t get confused with thinking of it as a form of diet, but rather, understand it as a strategy in your diet or lifestyle. ​​Personal Experience: I began implementing IF back when I was prepping for my last figure show in 2015. I did this because as my calories decreased, it…

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Cossack Squats Cossack Squats are, how I like to describe them, an ATG lateral lunge. When performed correctly this exercise can help build the muscles that when weak or untrained can cause knee valgus, increase dorsiflexion and ankle mobilization, build glute strength, and develop postural stabilization of the trunk (which assists in preventing excessive forward…

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What does ‘Anterior Pelvic Tilt’ look like? ​Anterior pelvic tilt (ATP), excessive lordosis, is a noticeable curving inward of the spine. APT can be easily assessed by observing a persons posture while standing or during a squat assessment. If the individuals’ torso pokes out and butt perks up (creating a rounding/dip in the lower portion/lumbar…

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​Postural Alignment  There is not a one size fits all ‘good posture.’ In fact, I have seen more instances of people who have basically over corrected their posture for so long they’ve fundamentally made it worse than it might have been to begin with. In my opinion and many others in different biomechanics and kinesiology…

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​Hey everyone! Todays post is something slightly different than I have yet to do on my blog but something I have wanted to do for a while now. I believe the best way to learn and grow for yourself and your clients if you are a coach is to learn from other coaches. Learn who…

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