May 9, 2024 R3 Coaching Team

Welcome back, fellow fitness enthusiasts! In our previous discussion, we delved into the indispensable role sleep plays in our overall well-being and fitness journey. Now that we’re enlightened about the profound impact of quality sleep, it’s time to explore actionable strategies to enhance our slumber and optimize our health. As your R3 Fitness Coach, I’m here to guide you through four effective methods to improve your sleep. Establish a Consistent Sleep Schedule: One of the most fundamental steps in improving sleep quality is maintaining a consistent sleep schedule. Our bodies thrive on routine, and a regular sleep-wake cycle helps synchronize…

May 1, 2024 R3 Coaching Team

Protein, the unsung hero of our diets, doesn’t always get the credit it deserves. It’s like the dependable sidekick in a buddy cop movie – always there, quietly doing its job, while carbs and fats hog the limelight. But let’s give protein its due credit, shall we? Here are eight rib-tickling reasons why protein is the real MVP of the macro-nutrient world. The Muscle Maestro Alright, let’s address the elephant in the room – muscles. Yes, protein is the rock-star when it comes to muscle growth and repair. It’s like the construction worker of your body, tirelessly building and repairing…

May 1, 2024 R3 Coaching Team

Hey there, fitness enthusiasts! Coach here, ready to dive into a topic that’s often overlooked but absolutely essential for your fitness journey: SLEEP. That’s right, folks, it’s time to talk about the unsung hero of health and performance. So, grab your favorite protein shake and cozy up because we’re about to explore why catching those Z’s is the secret sauce to crushing your fitness goals. Let’s start with the basics: sleep isn’t just downtime for your body; it’s prime time for repair, recovery, and growth. Think of it as the ultimate power-up that sets the stage for everything you do…

April 26, 2024 R3 Coaching Team

In the journey of life, aging is an inevitable process that brings with it a multitude of changes, both physical and mental. As the years go by, maintaining health and vitality becomes increasingly paramount. While many factors contribute to healthy aging, one of the most powerful tools at our disposal is resistance training. Contrary to popular belief, strength training isn’t just for the young and athletic; it’s a vital component of healthy aging that offers a plethora of benefits for both body and mind. Defying the Aging Process: Building Strength, Building Health One of the most significant challenges of aging…

April 24, 2024 R3 Coaching Team

Hey there, fitness enthusiasts! Are you ready to turbocharge your gains and sculpt the body of your dreams? Well, buckle up because today, we’re diving deep into the world of full body workout splits. As a seasoned R3 Fitness Coach, I’ve witnessed firsthand the incredible benefits of this versatile training approach. So, grab your water bottle and let’s explore why full body workouts reign supreme in the realm of fitness. First things first, let’s break down what exactly a full body workout split entails. Unlike other workout regimens that focus on specific muscle groups on different days (think chest day,…

April 19, 2024 R3 Coaching Team

Let’s get off the treadmill, shall we? Embarking on a journey towards shedding excess body fat and feeling your best isn’t just about what you do on the treadmill or how many salads you consume. Incorporating strength training into your routine can be the secret sauce to unlock your full potential. It’s not just about bulking up; it’s about sculpting a healthier, more vibrant you. Let’s dive into seven compelling ways strength training can assist in shedding body fat, enhancing daily activities, and revving up your metabolism. Muscle Burns Fat: Strength training isn’t just about building muscle; it’s about torching…

July 30, 2019 R3 Coaching Team

We are back with the follow up blog on the very popular exercise, the deadlift! If you didn’t get a chance to read part 1 I will link it here, and it wouldn’t be a bad idea to read that post before this one! Today I am going to go over a few different variations of the deadlift and why we use them with certain clients that we train at our gym. Now, after going over and understanding what a hip hinge is and how that is the movement pattern of a deadlift, this doesn’t mean everybody has the same…

July 19, 2019 R3 Coaching Team

Bench pressing can get boring so here are some new variations of chest pressing to spice up your workout! Chest pressing can get very boring with the typical bench press, whether it be a flat, incline and decline and all sorts of inclines in between. The weekly grind for chest gains can get dull and routine, and if you hit that plateau it can get very frustrating as well. Here at R3 Fitness, there are several exercises we like to use to blast those pectorals in different ways to keep exercise fresh and challenge yourself in your path towards sculpting…

May 28, 2019 R3 Coaching Team

Hey Everyone! Coach Tyler here letting you all know why it is important not to follow the same workout routine for long periods of time. A lot of people get stuck in the habit of finding a workout routine that works for them and then sticking with that plan for months at a time without switching up the way that they train. Although I am a huge fan of consistency and solidifying form on movements, there are many downfalls to staying in the same routine, and many upsides to switching it up. The main reason behind why switching up the…

May 13, 2019 R3 Coaching Team

Hi everyone, coach Patrick here with the top 17 reasons to exercise that do not have anything to do with weight loss. I know summer is right around the corner and most of you have exciting places to go and things to do. But wait! Don’t forget about your workout. Again! Lots of people fall off the exercise wagon during summer months due to vacations, taking care of kids home for the summer months, and other warm weather distractions. I get it, I really do, but what about all the amazing perks that you’re missing out on? Just in case…