Posts belonging to Category Austin Fitness Boot camp

To Bicep or Tricep, that is the question? Round Rock, Pflugerville Personal Trainer

Should more be spent on working the biceps or triceps?  The bicep is consider the vanity muscle, they get noticed more so alot of people spend alot of time working biceps more than triceps. The triceps are the much bigger of the two muscle groups.  If you are doing bi’s and tri’s on the same […]

Cardio myth #1.. regarding weight loss.

Myth 1: Doing Tons Of Cardio Is The Best Way To Lose Weight. When we want to lose weight, we think about burning as many calories as possible—and logging endless miles on the treadmill or flights of stairs on the stair-master seems like the way to do it. Though traditional cardio workouts will help you […]

Round Rock, Georgetown, Pflugerville, Austin Fitness trainer says: Build Muscle, Burn FAT

Muscle is the key to fat burning! Proper hormonal stimulus is required for muscle growth.  It is the same hormones for Males and Females Lift heavy weights and increase HGH and testosterone! But talking about testosterone and HGH often scares females away for fear of looking too muscular NO, not true ladies!.  As a matter […]

Round Rock, Temple, Georgetown personal trainer daily food log 4/17/18

Foods Calories Carbs Fat Protein Cholest Sodium Sugars Fiber Breakfast Banana protein muffins, 0.66 serving 191 20g 7g 11g 29mg 69mg 3g 4g Coffee – Brewed from grounds, 1 cup (8 fl oz) 2 0g 0g 0g 0mg 5mg 0g 0g Cream – Half and Half, 1 tbsp 20 1g 2g 1g 5mg 5mg 1g […]

Walking Lunges, understand with a little science

The walking lunge is a big foundation to everyday living. Lets think about how we use the lunge in life. picking up our kids, bend and reach for a tennis ball or lunging to stop a ball from going out of bounds. If we bend down to twist we perform a lunge not a squat. […]

Round Rock, Cedar Park, Georgetown, and Pflugerville Personal Training

Portion Size Estimates Here’s a fast and simple way to know if you’re really eating a single portion. Carbohydrates What it is: As the body’s main fuel source, carbohydrates help build energy for the brain and muscles. Carbs  include whole grain breads, pastas, brown rice, couscous, quinoa and potatoes. Portion Size:  A fistful is equal to one serving of carbs (this will […]

Keeping your shoulders injury free!

It is important to understand the shoulder. We never thing about them until we have pain. The shoulder has 3 major joints. Most people think of “rotator cuff” when they get an injury or pain. The shoulder is very mobile and is the most flexible joint in the body. Unfortunately there is a price for […]

A complete physical fitness program should include:

Cardiovascular fitness such as cycling, jogging, lap swimming, and aerobic classes Strength and endurance training with weights such as dumbbells, cable pulley or bodyweight such as a pushup Flexibility, such as yoga or stretching Athletic exercises to build power, agility, balance such as kickboxing, rock-wall climbing or jumping drills Body fat measurements to know the […]

Women & Heavy Weights

Women need heavy weights to make an impact on their metabolic rate, reduce body fat, and give their bodies a tight defined appearance. Today did pullups with tricep pushups. Heavy shoulder press, intense shoulder circuit which gave me a great burn and some triceps and abs. Janet joined me today.

Warming up and stretching. Which comes first?

I see many clients come to Bootcamp and the first thing they do is stretch before performing a lap. Warm Up Comes First. Why? Prepare the body for the activity Injury prevention Increase blood to muscle, tendons, & ligaments Mental preparation Stretching before or after your workout? Stretching is generally considered a great way o […]