If you follow me on social media, than you probably know that one of my big passions is weight lifting. I’ve been weight lifting for over 8 years now, but I would say I’ve gotten even more serious over the last 4 years. When I first started exercising all I cared about was “looking good”, and I truly thought that cardio was the key. But if I’m being completely honest, I didn’t really see the results I was looking for until I started added strength training into my routine. If you’re completely new to weight lifting, it can be totally overwhelming. I mean first of all, thereRead More →

muscular girl in a gym with dumbbells

Most people realize the importance of having muscle. Not only for vanity purposes, but to stay healthy and independent as you age. Strength training has numerous benefits, but you will only see those benefits if you strength train appropriately. You can’t expect just to “wing it” and see amazing results. So to save you from wasting your time in the gym, I’m going to break it all down for you so you know exactly how to strength train for your specific goals. There are three main things that can happen when you strength train. Your muscles can grow in size (aka hypertrophy), your muscles canRead More →