In my 20 plus years of weight training I’ve never been injured. I credit staying injury free to always emphasizing safety in my workouts. Ego lifting, a type of lifting we see on a constant basis in gyms worldwide, will eventually lead to injury.
Every day many people join a gym and have no idea what strength training exercises to start doing. Many start reading fitness magazines and/or watch competitive physique athletes/bodybuilders and try to mimic their gym routines and lifestyles.
Many follow the gym routines other gym members are doing not knowing if the exercises they’re doing are beneficial or a waste of time.
Weight management and living a healthy lifestyle are very popular topics. In my 20+ years of training experience I’ve seen many people join gyms and one of the first things they do is weigh themselves.
A few weeks later there are sighs of disappointment as more pounds have been gained instead of lost. Focusing on one’s health, and not the scale, is the ideal way to prioritize when exercising and living a healthy lifestyle.
With the advancement of technology in nutrition and knowing better how the body works it is imperative that maximizing recovery, with Branched Chain Amino Acids, is done in conjunction with a productive weight training program.
I often ask fellow gym goers, ‘what supplements do you use’? I would often hear, ‘oh I only eat food’ or ‘I don’t need to take anything’. Those statements couldn’t be any further from the truth.
I began my healthy lifestyle journey twenty plus years ago. I state ‘journey’ because it’s truly an adventure in its own right. [Read more…] about My Healthy Lifestyle Journey