How Much Weight Should You REALLY Be Lifting?


Have you ever left the gym wondering if you worked hard enough? As in you lifted but you didn't break a sweat or really feel challenged, and maybe you even feel like you cheated yourself? Or what about the opposite? Have you ever left the gym thinking to yourself, "I need to … [Read more...]

10 Things I Learned in 10 Years of Fitness


I've been in the fitness biz for roughly ten or more years. The only other thing I did that long was teach English. (And lucky for me, my new students actually want to be in my classroom.) In my experience as a leader in fitness, I've come to realize many things: some are funny, … [Read more...]

To 1 RM or Heavy Single? That is the Question


1 RM VS. HEAVY SINGLE Guest post by Strong Figure Athlete Ambassador, Ally Arts First posted on Ally's blog: I had an athlete ask the other day what the difference between a 1RM (One Rep Max) and a heavy single is, since I am often going … [Read more...]