In this week's blog, Dana is in Houston, TX training with Christian Guzman at Alphaland. This 30,000 square foot facility contains 3 gyms, a restaurant, a VIP lounge, a retail space, one soccer field, and two basketball courts. Dana took a tour of gyms one and two and is training her back and shoulders at gym three.
In this week’s blog, Dana is training legs with Ashley Horner! Ashley is a fitness model, hybrid athlete, and trainer whose work has taken her across the world! She continues to train others at both an individual and group level and owns a number of small businesses.
Are you struggling to get your first pull-up? Maybe you're new at the gym, and see all these people doing pull-ups and it looks cool so you hop up there thinking I can do this...but you just can't do it. THAT'S OK! I was there too. We all have been there.
Whether you’re short on time or you are staying a hotel with a less-than-ideal gym, these 5 no equipment exercises are good bodyweight exercises to work every muscle group and are great for everyone to keep in their back pocket for that rainy day where the gym is closed. No whistles or bells, or kettlebells, are required.
When looking to grow your legs, stick to "meat and potato" movements like squats, hinges, and curls. You also want to find exercises that allow for an effective muscle stimulus to fatigue ratio: putting lots of tension on the target muscles without a large amount of CNS fatigue.
In this week's blog, we go over the 5 most important things I think are a must-know before starting your fitness journey. These are tips that I have learned across my years in fitness and ones I believe that are the most beneficial to ensuring a successful start.
Your quads are a group of muscles at the front of your thigh that contains more mass than any other muscle group in your thigh. Your quads enable you to jump, kick, walk and run. They are so important in being able to do everyday activities that you have to be careful when working out.