Monthly Archives: November 2019

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What Should I Eat Before My Next Workout? (Bonus Tip)

  • by Matt Jennings
  • November 29, 2019
If you are pressed for time and a meal behind for your workout, simply eat a piece of fruit about thirty minutes before your workout. Fruits contain the sugar fructose which is relatively low on the glycemic index. This is good because you will not have an insulin spike and the post hypoglycemic effect (low […]Read More >>
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What Should I Eat Before My Next Workout?

  • by Matt Jennings
For best results, try to consume your pre-workout meal approximately two to three hours before training. Giving yourself about two hours from the end of your meal and the start of exercise will ensure that the majority of your meal is digested and will prevent gastric upset. Have slow burning carbs and a lean source […]Read More >>
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Don’t Workout…Till You Read This

  • by Matt Jennings
  • November 26, 2019
Probably the most common error and biggest reason anyone might get injured in the gym is because they grind through a set of fatiguing exercise and at the same time…lose control of how their body is ‘performing’ the exercise. Maintaining your neutral posture during every rep of every exercise is more important than pushing through […]Read More >>
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High Intensity Interval Training: The Poison’s In The Dose

  • by Matt Jennings
  • November 25, 2019
Man-Oh-Man…this is a HOT topic! I know because I get asked about it with some frequency from family…friends…and clients. So…without further adieu (OR getting deep in the weeds)…let me just get to the point: What is High Intensity Interval Training? And… Should YOU do it? First…Instead of little ole’ me giving my humble definition of […]Read More >>

Saddle Bags and Workouts

  • by Matt Jennings
  • November 5, 2019
Every so often I’ll get an email from a woman asking some variation of this question: What is the best exercise for losing fat in [fill in the blank for whatever area you’d like]? How ever the question is phrased, my response is always…’I wish I had the magic bullet exercise…but I’m sorry…it simply doesn’t […]Read More >>