Category: Gym Tips

When Squats Hurt Your Low Back… Do This!

When Squats Hurt Your Low Back… Do This!

  Have you ever experienced low back pain when squatting? In today’s post i’ll share with you why this commonly happens and what you can do about it!   So what is actually happening when you experience pain in your low back? In my experience […]

Activity Trackers

Activity Trackers

If you’re looking for an activity tracker, I’ve got you covered! Here’s my pick for the best activity trackers on the market so far in 2017.     Step Counters These products can give the average individual a good idea about how active they are […]

5 Tips to Build a Better Butt…. no squats!

5 Tips to Build a Better Butt…. no squats!

  Are you trying to Build a Better Butt? If you’ve only been doing squats you’ve been missing these key exercises!     First of all it’s important to note that most women i’ve trained want to build their butt. They also have been working […]

How to Optimize your Personal Training Plan

How to Optimize your Personal Training Plan

So… you’re shelling out the big bucks for a personal trainer… now what? First of all, when you’re paying good money for a trainer you should be able to expect that they’re putting your best interest in mind, they’re organized and goal oriented, and that […]

POP Fitness’ Pick for Christmas Gifts 2016

POP Fitness’ Pick for Christmas Gifts 2016

Are you on the lookout for a gift for the fitness enthusiast in your life? Or maybe you know someone who is determined to make 2017 the year they reach their goals! Don’t worry, i’ve got you covered!  Buying items like clothing, shoes, and bags can […]

Build Muscle Like a Badass

Build Muscle Like a Badass

  Are you looking to build muscle? Do you fit the criteria below? Women:  Are you less than 22% body fat? Do you lack any significant muscle mass? (aka, are you skinny fat?) Are you already at the low-end of a healthy BMI range? Men: […]

Body Fat- What’s YOUR number?

Body Fat- What’s YOUR number?

What’s your current body fat %?   Have you had your body fat % tested? It can be a great statistic to follow to help you stay on track and reach your goals. While BMI and over-all weight are generally a pretty good indicator of […]

Read this BEFORE you hire your personal trainer!

Read this BEFORE you hire your personal trainer!

The “Why” Before hiring a personal trainer it’s best to decide exactly what you hope to achieve through personal training and whether personal training is even required to reach your goals. Some key questions to ask yourself: Do i need emotional support? Do i need someone […]

Why you should NEVER experience nausea at the gym!

Why you should NEVER experience nausea at the gym!

  We’ve seen it time and time again with online “Fitspo”, if you feel like throwing up, passing out, or your body is telling you to stop…. STOP! You don’t have to experience nausea to get a good workout. It’s important to listen to your […]

Do your feet tingle after the elliptical?

Do your feet tingle after the elliptical?

Have your feet ever gone numb, tingled, or just felt “funny” after using the elliptical? I know mine have! The elliptical is an excellent device for performing low impact cardiovascular activity. It’s easy to see why it’s loved by most who use it! But when […]