Today is a guest post courtesy of my friend, Mike Whitfield, of WorkoutFinishers.com. He is the ultimate jedi-master of ”finishers”, and I’ve been playing with many of them lately in my own training since I’m all about keep things simple, short, but very effective. Also, he’s lost 105 pounds! How awesome is that? And finally, he has as special offer exclusive to the readers of NiaShanks.com, but you’ll have to wait until the end of the article to see what it is. Anyway, I’ll hand things over to Mike now. Enjoy!
It’s hard to believe that in just a few short months, I’ll be approaching my ten-year anniversary of dropping 105 pounds.
Now before I continue, I want to be clear that … Click to continue reading
I’ve dedicated an article specifically to beginner trainees in the past with 11 Beginner Strength Training Tips for Women, but today, I’m going beyond the tips and I’m giving you detailed information on how you should design your strength training program.
In addition, I’m going to provide you with a strength training template you can used based on equipment availability; whether you train at home with just your bodyweight and dumbbells, or if you have access to a barbell set and power-rack — I’m going to show you how to get the most results from your training program.
Please watch this video to get everything you need to achieve the best results possible from your strength training. If you don’t have a chance to … Click to continue reading
“My lungs feel . . . my lungs . . . my lungs feel like . . . they’re on fire.”
I uttered that phrase to my training partner as I walked around, panting, desperately trying to catch my breath after completing my sixth hill sprint.
The sun was hot and unforgiving that afternoon, and the humidity was so thick you could cut it with a knife. Even though it wasn’t the most comfortable of temperatures (which is, quite honestly, and understatement), and I had to deal with the sting of salty sweat in my eye, I felt great.
I was training hard, I was starting to get a little tired, I was covered in sweat . . . but I felt amazing.
I … Click to continue reading