REGULAR PEOPLE
Lifestyle | Motivation | Weight Training

REGULAR PEOPLE

WHAT WE DO At Todd Smith Fitness we do something that just does not exist in the world of fitness. We train regular people in a safe fashion. We use exercises for their personal goals. We use the exercises that we actually do during our own workouts. We focus on basic biomechanics which will lead to safer…

GO HARD WHERE IT DOES NOT HURT
Motivation | Weight Training

GO HARD WHERE IT DOES NOT HURT

I consider myself an expert at injury prevention because I’ve witnessed or taken part in almost every mistake a person can make in the gym. The perception of systemic pain during exercising and after is often recognized as a necessary evil to get in great shape. For me, the first sign of this being wrong…

TAKING ACCOUNTABILITY
Lifestyle | Motivation

TAKING ACCOUNTABILITY

If you are not keeping yourself accountable for your exercise and diet regimen you may not be successful in losing weight.  From past experience, the people that I have worked with have been far more successful with their weight loss when they were keeping “tabs” on their eating.  You must keep records of how many…

MIND-MUSCLE CONNECTION
Motivation | Weight Training

MIND-MUSCLE CONNECTION

All muscles contract from nerve signals.  The stronger the nerve signal, the more powerful the muscular contraction. The brain must tell the muscles how hard to contract through the spinal cord.  This is where the saying, “mind over matter” comes from.  The mind-muscle connection is what separates beginners from more advanced weight trainers.   Thus, it…