Posts Tagged 'workout'

10 Steps To Workout Adherence

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Taylor Carpenter is a personal trainer in Charlotte NC operating out of a private personal training studio in the Ballantyne area. These are 10 steps to workout adherence.

Below are 10 helpful steps towards staying on track towards your goals. I like the word adherence. People who fail usually don’t adhere to whatever plan they have in place and this is not exclusive to fitness.

In no particular order…

The #1 excuse I hear as a trainer is “I don’t have time“. ...

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The Art of NOT Working Out…

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So the headline is a little misleading…on purpose. There is really no benefit to never working out.

However, a planned deload or step back can often be a very necessary and beneficial aspect of training. Do not misinterpret as an excuse to lay around and do nothing for a week. After 8, 12, 16 week programs, a week long deload is often prescribed. In the most simple of explanations, a deload is basically a week of active recovery.

During a deload week, ...

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Quick Home Workout, No Equipment Necessary

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Had a client that had to cancel late and was running short on time, asked for a quick workout they could do at home. Below requires no equipment and if done properly should be a pretty efficient total body cardio driven workout that can be done in very little time.

Perform each exercise for 30-45 seconds depending on your abilities, as many reps as you can perform in that time frame. Try to take as little rest as possible and go ...

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Taylor Carpenter 500lb Hip Thrust PR

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Hip thrusts are one of my favorite exercises because I can lift the most weight of any other exercise which is always fun! Recently I broke the 500lb mark, my first time lifting 500lbs off the ground with any exercise. A new personal record.

Hip thrusts are great for adding mobility to your hips which a lot of people with the 9-5 job would benefit from. This movement forces you to extend your hips which is the exact opposite of ...

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