Photo by Padli Pradana on Pexels.com 2020 is here. We made it! Now I know that I'm 10 days late getting started, but I've gotten a jump start on my goals for the year already and things exploded in the last 10 days. That's just life though, right? I'm finally ready to start competing again, … Continue reading Welcome to 2020, Yall
After reading over this, I had to share it with you. Dr. Glenn Wellmann focuses mainly on hockey, but his post here is so universal that it applies to anyone building out a plan for achieving their fitness goals.
He focuses deeply on the elements of SMART Goals but makes it practical for even the fitness beginner. Please let him know what you think!
Training is crucial for maximizing performance both on and off the ice. If you don’t have a dedicated training program then you are missing out on a huge aspect of your game. It is important to note that there is no one size fits all training program. Each training program should be catered to your specific goals, but with so many options, and so much information out there, how do you decide which training program is the right fit for you?
In this article I hope to dissect the key components of a good training plan so you can create or select the one that will be the best fit for your specific goals.
Step 1: Make Your Training Program Specific
This is the most important step in creating your training program. Your training program should be designed to address specific weaknesses in a targeted way. If you don’t know…
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Photo by Bich Tran on Pexels.com Hey guys! As you know, I told you that I would have a free meal planner and tracker for you available. It's not anything fancy or designer, but it's functional. This meal planner is based on the IIFYM (if it fits your macros) model but can accommodate any diet … Continue reading My Free Meal Tracker is Here!
Image from Anchor Bend Glassworks Today is stressful but I am trying really hard to remain positive. Lots of great news coming soon and I'm so excited to share it with you all. Today, I am thankful: To have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects that speak to my soul and allow … Continue reading 3 Gratitudes 10/2/2019
The mission of LIFT by Les, if you don't know, is to teach and guide clients so that they make healthy lifestyle choices, improve their quality of life, and feel confident in their newfound strength.
I've been thinking a lot lately about the people in my life and if they're supporting what I want to build. For most of those people, that answer is a resounding "Hell yeah!". For a select few, that answer is "ehhh, not so much".
Looking for a science-backed method to achieving your fitness and health goals? Three studies have debunked the how successful food tracking is, how long it actually takes, and how to control your cravings (and they don't cost you anything but your discipline and a little extra time.
When we're beginning our journey to become healthier, it's easy to get swept up in the hype of everyone pushing themselves in the gym, lifting weights, running on the treadmill, etc. It's easy to go too hard and burnout in the first week or two of trying to achieve your goals. When you burn out … Continue reading Give It a Rest- Why Rest Days and Recovery are Critical
So, I recently took a trip to Charlotte, North Carolina to see a dear friend who inspires me and has been in the fitness industry for over 12 years. I came back feeling REALLY motivated to get my Personal Training Certification and truly begin my career transition to the health and fitness world. I've suffered … Continue reading Goal Setting Yourself Up for Success