online personal training

3 Benefits of Starting Your Fitness Journey In January

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I’ll preface this post with an annual downside first. Gyms are always super crowded in January, the rush quickly dies off. At my studio it’s always 1 on 1, private, and never something you would have to worry about all year long!

So why is it good to start your improved fitness journey in January? Whether you’re shooting for weight loss, muscle gain, or improved strength you’re likely busy with the holidays in November and December. As a result, activity levels, ...

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Will I get “bulky” by working out with weights?

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I get this question of concern a lot. Most of the time its from women but occasionally from men as well.

In short, NO, you won’t get “bulky” from working out with weights unless you have the intent of getting bulky by eating in a caloric surplus and really pushing your training volume. 

If you’re concerned about looking like a bodybuilder, you will need to accidentally have 4-6 pretty intense high volume training sessions weekly and you will need to eat a ...

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Online Training Strength Templates Complete!

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It’s taken longer than I anticipated and have been dealing with internet issues at the gym since the first of May but the strength training templates are finally DONE! I’ve also written out a FAQ sheet that will be available for each template I design. This will be made available in DropBox along with some scientific studies, how to’s, and whatever else I think may be worth adding.

It will be necessary to read these FAQ’s in their entirety to ...

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Online Personal Training Service Likely Coming Soon!

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Now that I have completed the Behavior Change Specialist course from the National Academy of Sports Medicine, I’m starting to work on a new online personal training service. This service would also include a Taylor Carpenter Personal Training app for progress photos, measurements, messaging system, workouts, nutrition, etc…

It’s in the preliminary testing phase and if I’m not happy with everything it may not ultimately happen. I’ve tried a number of apps in the past few years and haven’t been happy ...

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