Thrive Stress 101 Bad Stress creates a physiological response in our bodies that makes us tired, irritable, fat, and weak. More than half of the stress we experience is bad stress. When you say that your stress is killing you, you are right. It is weakening your nervous system, organs, mind, and bones. It's terrible, and we… Continue reading Good Stress Vs. Bad Stress Breakdown
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Smith Bench Chest Press, Flat Reps 8, Sets 5 Chest Press, Incline Reps 8, Sets 5 Move bench to front of system. Grab 20lb weight, or heavy as you can curl. Remove weights. Place smith bar as low as you can do push-ups. For Pull-ups, place bar about belly button height. Get underneath bar. Do… Continue reading Perk Up: Chest + Back Routine
I love getting new fitness toys. My most recent addition to my gym bag has been a 25lb Bob Harper Countoured Kettle Bell. I love it! It's so much fun to use, gives an amazing strength-cardio workout, and can be shared with my boyfriend (who is like 10x stronger and still gets a good workout… Continue reading Kettle Bell Cardio
Free Workouts At Home or At The Gym Do you want to work out but don't have a clue where to start? So many people want to be healthy but don't know how. Here is a free hint. I've made up a home workout session and gym session, to fit all levels and needs. If this is… Continue reading Thrive Forward With Fitness: Total Body Workout
Most people hire a personal trainer for weight loss. Of course I have special cases where some are looking to improve their athletic performance or train for a marathon, but most people (including those) want to lose weight. The one thing I can't control as a personal trainer is what my client eats. And what grinds my… Continue reading Why People Hire A Personal Trainer
Your body's muscle glycogen stores are limited. Depending on intensity and length of your workout session, not feeding it carbs before hand can make you end up hitting a wall. Giving your body proper simple carbs before a workout will allow you to push harder and longer. I normally suggest against simple carbs because they… Continue reading Before Workout Fuel