SQUAT-vember

With spooky season coming to a close I’m sure one thing is on everyone’s minds. No not Mariah Carey’s saucy song All I Want for Christmas is You. No not the Thanksgiving Feast coming your way soon or the Thanksgiving 5k if you’re from one of those families (We love fitness, but hope you’re not). We are talking about have the most massive quads and hamstrings ever. The quickest way to gaining those tree trucks of legs SQUATS. The squat is the one of the most commonly messed up lifts and can be one of the more intimidating to tackle if you haven’t done it before. I am going to throw in a few tips and tricks to help you out if you need a refresher or just getting started. Continue reading

Three Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Working Out

  1. Being Healthy is a Lifestyle

Working out and eating healthy are great ways to help live a healthy lifestyle. Healthy habits over long periods of time are what really help show and keep progress. Short diets and workout plans may give you quick results, but as soon as you stop the results will fade away. It is very tempting to look for the quick fix now, but you most likely will regret in the long run. It is very important to find a fitness lifestyle that you can maintain and consistently see improvements from. Continue reading

Tips From a Senior

Queue up the Thin Lizzy track because the Hawks are back in town. That’s right it’s your favorite Fitness Supervisor Harv back to slap some knowledge on y’all. Sit back and relax upperclassmen because this is geared towards the freshman, with that being said if you find my advice applicable that’s awesome! Before I give you my tips and tricks I’m going to tell you what not to do. When I came in as a freshman I was very focused on the wrong things and was a bit of an introvert. I stayed in my room and went home a lot on the weekends. My first semester at UWW was not one for the books to say the least. It took me until my junior year to really unlock my full potential as a member of this university. Continue reading