Top Content from Week 12/8/18

Here are this weeks Top Videos and Articles we think you should read to help you reach your goals!!!               1. ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE! STAY PERSISTENT | WEIGHT LOSS MOTIVATION In one of this weeks youtube videos, I share with you a story about persistence that proves that if…

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Top 3 Strength Training Weight Loss Exercises | For Women Over 50

Top 3 Strength Training Weight Loss Exercises | For Women Over 50 If you’re looking to Burn some Calories and Tone Your Muscle, I’ve got 3 Unique exercises for you that will Accelerate your Weight Loss Goals. These 3 Exercises are: Joint Friendly Scalable (for all fitness levels) Compound or Combo Movements (uses your entire…

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Grateful Plateful

When your heart is full of gratitude, there’s room for little else. On Sunday I sat down with a giant piece of paper and some giant colored pencils to make a gratitude wheel. I went around and around writing many things for which I am grateful. I thought if I did this everyday for the…

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I Can Do It, but Should I?

“Just because you can doesn’t mean you should.“ I use this quote in many areas of my life from designing in the studio, to cooking in the kitchen; from parking my car, to navigating on a trail; from planting in my garden, to choosing my exercise. I see a trend whenever I get really involved…

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Focus on Form Before You go Fast

As a fitness coach, I always preach mastering form before you go faster in an exercise. Having proper form requires you to give each repetition everything you have. All of your focus and energy is given to a single movement. Eventually, perfect form will become a habit. Form starts to fail when you go too…

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Change! Eat for the Season

Change. It’s the obvious topic of conversation this time of year. We get a little nostalgic, reflective, and there’s a certain romance to the falling leaves and the amber hued palate of autumn. Many of us are resistant to it. We grumble at the disruption of routine or we dread the uncertainty, while others thrive…

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This is How I Roll

I like to treat myself to a massage three times a week, and not just an absent-minded shoulder rub. I’m talking about a deep tissue, muscle relaxing, performance-enhancing massage. Sounds heavenly, right? Where do I find the time and resources to indulgence myself like that? I’ll share my secret with you…This is self-massage and it’s…

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Building Muscle, Building Confidence

I’ve been weaning myself off of the barbell for a few months. I decided to change up my training and depart from the go-big or go-home approach. I’ve gone from high weight/ low repetitions to high reps/ lower weight. I cap my weight increases and change my tempo for a greater challenge. I’m exploring how…

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The Happiest Gym in Maine

Almost three years ago, I got a text message from my big sister asking me if I could train her and her friend to get ready for a Tough Mudder, a 12 mile obstacle course that they admittedly were a little afraid to do. She asked if, at 5:30am two times a week, I could…

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Dumbbells vs Barbells for Fat Loss

I once heard the saying – “If your workout programming is the same as it was a year or two ago, you’re probably not doing a good job as a trainer”. Our members at Hybrid Fitness certainly have seen some changes in programming over the past few years – and it constantly changes as we:…

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