Submitted by Sam on January 26, 2017 - 1:05pm
I am grateful for this guest blog by Striation 6 Silver Level Personal Trainer, Nick Bissett. You may have heard me advise clients to NOT stretch - both at all, and especially not before workouts. There are good reasons for this, backed by science. Here, Nick outlines three for you. Please read them mindfully and feel free to send any questions you have my way.
Submitted by Sam on January 25, 2017 - 5:12pm
This is another great guest post by Glen "The Cerebral Assassin" Owen. Read on for 4 effective and simple ways to help reduce muscle-related pain by restoring muscle function. Optimal muscle function is crucial to your overall health, and Glen does a great job here at outlining a few simple ways to restoring muscle health through lifestyle and exercise habits. Enjoy!
Submitted by Sam on December 28, 2016 - 11:00am
Most people fail at exercise. Only a small percentage of people even undertake to exercise at all, let alone succeed in accomplishing their exercise-related goals. I do not mean to be a downer here. These are facts.
Submitted by Sam on December 2, 2016 - 5:56am
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Submitted by Sam on November 23, 2016 - 7:32am
This is guest blog post from Nick Bissett. Nick has been at Striation 6 for two years. He is enthusiastic and brings his own weight loss experiences to the table with his personal training and group fitness clients. Click here to have a gander at Nick's profile or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org to say hello!
Submitted by Sam on November 2, 2016 - 9:52am
What follows here is our modified Welcome Email for new clients who sign up with us. The two previous versions that we had were off-brand, inauthentic, and trying too hard for a particular result - going viral rather than genuinely welcoming new exercise enthusiasts into our fold. I am including it here on the blog for three reasons:
Submitted by Sam on October 19, 2016 - 4:52pm
"Fake it 'til you make it" is incredibly attractive when you first try it on. It can even be effective; it can take you to a place where you actually become an effective person in a daunting environment.
In the exercise profession, it can set you up for success:
Submitted by Sam on October 12, 2016 - 7:11pm
… or at least the list blog format.
Submitted by Sam on August 17, 2016 - 2:47pm
Literally, 88 out of every 100 people who exercise say that they are doing so to “lose weight.” That’s why I started working out; I understand completely.
Almost inevitably, something during the weight loss process (other than plateauing) gets in the way of that goal. Kids, money, time, other obligations, a cookie or alternative delicious food binge that lasts for a month (be honest).