Plunkett Fitness News

  • Spotting the Bench Press

    Bench press fail. How many times have we all seen the videos and pictures of people failing on a bench press in seriously scary ways? Sometimes, it’s just too heavy. Sometimes, no clips on the bar and the plates slide off – first one side…then the other. And sometimes, no spotter. Imagine if a heavily […]

  • Find Your Tribe, Excel At Life

    Think of the five people you spend the majority of your time with. These are the people you are most likely to become, or share traits with (this has been discussed in many business blog posts, originated from the mouth of Jim Rohn, law of averages and all that1,2,3). If I had to guess, I’d […]

  • How Much Protein

    Protein is not evil. Matter of fact, consuming enough protein will help boost your metabolism. A common misconception about protein is “there are too many calories in high protein foods, so I don’t eat much protein.” Wrong. Ladies, a good place to start is with around 150 grams of protein per day, Guys, start with […]

  • Go to Bed.

    I have a challenge for you. Most people today don’t get enough of a very simple (and very important) thing. SLEEP. What do you think would happen if you allowed yourself to get 8 or more hours of sleep every night for a week? Easier said than done for many, I’m sure, but make an […]

  • Do I Need Supplements

    Fix your nutrition FIRST. THEN we can talk about supplements. Today I will talk about a supplement in which many people are naturally deficient. If you have trouble with adequate or quality sleep, or you have digestion issues that lead to…let’s say…an “uncomfortable” issue with using the restroom (or NOT using the restroom…), chances are […]

  • A Method to the Madness

    Have you ever walked into a big gym and wandered around, wondering what to do? Or maybe you’ve tried several different programs and are still trying to land the one that’s right for you. If you’re struggling to find the right fit, maybe you’re not giving any one program enough of a chance. This week’s […]

  • Elbow Room

    This week’s tip is about another common question we get a lot. Tennis elbow – and how you can help to alleviate some of the pain it can cause. ┬áIt’s easier than you may think – but you have to keep at it.

  • I’m Stuck.

    It’s a quick tip this week. If you have set a goal for yourself – no matter what it is – and you seem to be stuck, then something needs to be tweaked. Problem is, we have to know where the roadblock is before we can move forward. Best way to find that roadblock? Be […]

  • How Much Time Do You Have?

    One of the biggest obstacles with exercise can be finding time to workout. Along with that, there is a lot of miseducation out there about how much is needed, and what should be done during that time. Because there is so much bad information out there, the majority of people get frustrated with the results […]

  • The Number One Way To Lose Weight.

    Keep a food log of everything you eat. We like to use an online platform with our clients, so we can check in on their nutrition. Our Ten Tips to Success: 1. Eat 5-7 meals per day. 2. Consume protein during every meal. 3. Make sure to consume plenty of healthy fats. 4. Cut out […]