The Right HIIT Ratio (hint: it includes rest time)!

The Right HIIT Ratio (hint: it includes rest time)!

HIIT (high intensity interval training) challenges you with short bursts of high intensity work followed up by ample rest. The work to rest ratio is at the lowest 1:2 and up to a high of around 1:6. Why “so much” rest (quotes to emphasize what we know you’re thinking)? Because without ample rest, there is … Continue reading The Right HIIT Ratio (hint: it includes rest time)!

Squat. Now Squat Deeper. Now, Squat Even Deeper.

Squat. Now Squat Deeper. Now, Squat Even Deeper.

If you’re one of the rare few who already have a consistent below parallel squat with perfect form, just plaster that smug AF look on your face and skip this post. Good for you. For the rest of you, keep reading. This post is timely for us, as we ordered the monster squat rack today … Continue reading Squat. Now Squat Deeper. Now, Squat Even Deeper.

Nighttime Eating and Other Scary Stories

Nighttime Eating and Other Scary Stories

I hate horror movies, especially at night. There’s something about being scared right before bed that just doesn’t work for me. It interrupts my sleep, makes me toss and turn and gives me horrible dreams. I also start compulsive-terrified-and-anxious-snacking when I’m petrified. This means: Watching Horror Movies Makes People Fat. If this sounds ridiculous to … Continue reading Nighttime Eating and Other Scary Stories

My Weight Loss Journey

My Weight Loss Journey

I love watching Accelerate clients smash through their old ideas of what they can achieve, what is possible. I’ve seen it with weight loss goals, lifting goals, running, rowing, conditioning, box jumps, you name it. There is that moment when a client realizes that they just achieved something they never imagined possible. Those moments are why … Continue reading My Weight Loss Journey