Build your business, recruit more clients, and deepen your arsenal of programming and plans with this list of the best books for personal trainers. Personal training can sometimes feel like you are on an endless treadmill of building your business and refining your training programs. Finding the information to improve your personal training business is […]
6 Awesome Things That Happen When You Start Using a Workout Log...
Keeping a training journal is one of the easiest and most powerful ways to stay motivated over the long term. More motivation, more often.
More Consistent Workouts
Consistency is the hallmark of champions inside and outside the gym. Your workout log book will help keep you focused and consistently going nuclear on your goals.
It Keeps You Accountable
We don’t all have coaches over our shoulders to keep us on track. A workout log is a subtle reminder to get your ass to the gym. No one likes writing out a missed workout in their log book.
Smash Your Weaknesses
We all have those areas in our training we know needs work, but we avoid at all costs. Formulate a plan and conquer them within the pages of your training log.
Supercharge Your Results
Like it or not, lifestyle plays a huge role in how we do in the gym. A workout log helps you connect the dots with your sleep, nutrition, stress and how you do in the gym.
Top athletes are also remarkably self-aware. They understand how long it takes for them to progress, which allows them to set way smarter goals. Why is this important? Because smarter goals means realistic—yet still challenging—expectations.
Maximize your home workouts with this collection of the top home workout and bodyweight books. Even though it’s great to have all the toys to workout with at home—as laid it in our guide to the top home gym equipment for beginners—these things aren’t essential for getting a killer workout at home or on the […]
Before enlightenment; chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment; chop wood, carry water. – Zen Kōan Joshua Medcalf’s Chop Wood Carry Water: How to Fall in Love with the Process of Becoming Great is necessary reading for athletes, coaches, trainers, and everyone else with big goals. Medcalf’s book is laid out like a fable, with the […]
Hip thrust pads are a quick way to protect your hips, stabilize the bar, and push more weight. Here is a breakdown of my favorite barbell pads for hip thrusts. The hip thrust has become one of the most popular exercises in the gym in recent years. The exercise is very effective for creating killer […]
Ready to level up your game in the gym and in the kitchen? The following selections for best workout books for women were chosen specifically for the female lifter in mind. The best fitness books are the ones that keep things simple. With all of the information (and misinformation) out there it can be easy […]
Stacy Sims, MSC, PhD, is an exercise physiologist, researcher, and author of Roar. Sims specializes in the differences between men and women when it comes to exercise, nutrition, and environment. Her book, Roar, is a science-backed look at female physiology and how to maximize female performance. Stims outlines how the woman’s body behaves—where women are […]