Lifting weights and properly resting between sets > endless rounds of circuit training/cardio bursts.
Many times I find myself having to instruct the client to REST between sets.
Women, especially, are so used to performing one exercise then jumping in place then running up the stairs then going back to doing another exercise, so that they FEEL exhausted at the end of a workout.
But, the truth is, exhaustion =/= progression.
I love incorporating supersets with clients, as well as fillers betwe...
My strength training observations and feelings along the past 14 years in a chronological order:
I don't want to look like a man, but this lifting game is fun
Wow I gained some muscle; I like it
I kinda have an idea of what I'm doing
Yay. More muscle mass; I can eat more
Damn, my ass looks good; I love my broad shoulders and lats. I do not look like a dude😏
I feel so strong; I don't care what others say.
This ‘muscular’ look is feminine to ME
Strength training is my...
unhealthy and unhappy as a result. we definitely don’t want that. We want to strive for improvement. We want to strive to make our bodies better than they were ‘meant to be’. We want to get our bodies strong AF. We want to get our bodies fitter, healthier, more mobile. We want our bodies to reflect our values when we value HEALTH. Aesthetics benefits will come along the way too, these are just the additional perks. But the real benefits are the quality of life and your sense of being, your i...