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Cardio VS Strength Training: Which Is Better?

fitness Jun 27, 2017

One of my friends asked me the other day which one comes first: cardio or strength training? Not only that, what’s more important and how often should you do it?

 

This seemingly simple answer really is actually more complex. Because there are so many variables to this question, I can’t just answer it one swoop.

 

Rather, this question requires a set of questions to dig a bit deeper which is what I cover in this blog!

 

In this blog post, I want to talk about:

Cardio versus Strength: how each one affects your body
How often you should be doing both
What’s more important based on your goals
My personal recommendation for how to approach your workouts
 

By the time you finish reading this blog post, you should know exactly how you should be approaching your workouts and which type of workout (cardio or strength) you should be focusing on based on your goals.

 

Let’s first differentiate between the two types of focuses: CARDIO versus...

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Three Reasons You're Not Seeing Results

fitness May 08, 2017

In this blog post, I want to talk about 3 major reasons you might not be seeing results! You’ll learn what 3 things might be holding you back from achieving your goals and how to make sure you avoid these things altogether!

 

#1: You Might Be In A Plateau.

 A plateau simply means you have probably been doing the same workout for over a long period of time and it is no longer giving you the results you used to have when you first started. This is completely normal, this is actually something called the plateau phase, or the adaption phase.

 

When you first start a workout; you are doing an alarm phase for your body. Your body is shocked, you are giving your body some kind of new stimulus so you are actually creating neural adaptations to accommodate this shock, this new workout, this new regiment that you are putting your body through.

 

So for the first 4 weeks of a new program, you are simply getting neural adaptations -- your brain is literally changing....

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