Get Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable

Don’t let the fear of “what will other people think” stop you from doing certain exercises! Likewise, don’t let the fear of “I’m gonna look dumb” prohibit you from trying new things. We all go through it. When trying something new you have to allow yourself time before you “get it.” Your body has to create that mind-to-muscle connection before you “get the hang of it.” Don’t do a set of something new and then stop because you feel like you aren’t doing it right or that you think you look stupid. Keep trying and tweak it till you feel it. Read More

The Fitlife Struggle of Visiting Home

I am currently home for fall break. Visiting home and staying consistent in exercise and nutrition can be somewhat of a challenge- especially when family and friends don’t completely understand the lifestyle of bodybuilding. Read More

Current State: October

When I first began to lift, I had a picture of some chick whose body was my goal. I would look at it when I felt unmotivated to go to the gym, and it would usually push me, because I wanted to have a body like that so badly. Several years have now passed, and while I am not exactly where I want to be, I have made a lot of progress. Read More

“I Just Need Motivation”

I don’t have time. I don’t feel like it. I don’t know what to do. What will people think?

These are common excuses we make for ourselves when we are too lazy or too scared to go to the gym. We may want to badly, but don’t do it based off of these excuses. Read More