5 Essential Holiday Fitness Tips

5 Essential Holiday Fitness Tips

Holiday Fitness Tips The average American gains anywhere from 5 lbs. to 12 lbs. between Thanksgiving and New Year’s! So before we kick off this month and a half marathon of good times and overindulging, let me weigh in with 5 tips to help you minimize setbacks and...
How To Count Calories And Macros

How To Count Calories And Macros

“I workout and I eat well, but I can’t seem to lose any weight. Can you help me?” A new member of the Online Fitness Coach Facebook Group stated that her goal was to lose 10 pounds. She runs 10 miles a day almost every day of the week, participates in veteran...
Gain Muscle With Drop Sets

Gain Muscle With Drop Sets

WHAT ARE DROP SETS? Drop sets are a training technique geared towards increasing muscle mass by performing an exercise, then reducing (dropping) the weight, and continuing to perform more reps until you reach failure. They were a favorite of Arnold Schwarzenegger and...
The Ideal Ranges For Time Under Tension

The Ideal Ranges For Time Under Tension

Varying the tempo on an exercise to manipulate the time under tension (TUT) is an excellent tool for building muscle and busting plateaus. It is also a great trick for making your in-home workouts more challenging if you are limited to a few lightweight dumbbells. TUT...
Muscle vs. Fat: What’s The Difference?

Muscle vs. Fat: What’s The Difference?

Which weighs more, muscle or fat? If you answered “they weigh the same”, you are correct. The difference is that muscle is denser so it takes up less space. To put it another way, if you gained 5 pounds of muscle and lost 5 pounds of fat, your body weight would stay...