Should You Do Couch to 5K? Don’t Make These 5 Mistakes

If you’re looking to run your first 5K, you’ve come to the right place.  In today’s guide, we’ll cover common questions – and 5 mistakes – about the Couch to 5K program: What is Couch to 5K? Why is the Couch to 5K plan so popular? Does Couch to 5K actually work?  “Will I loseRead more ⟶

How Much Water Do I Really Need? (A Guide for Proper Hydration)

So you want to know, “How much water should I drink a day?” The short answer: drink enough to not be thirsty (maybe slightly more). The long answer: read this guide for that! Proper water consumption is a must for health and fitness, which is why we discuss it with every single member of ourRead more ⟶

Warm Up Properly: The 15 Best Dynamic Warm Up Exercises & Routines To Prevent Injury

Today, you’re gonna learn the importance of warming up, and how to warm up with specific video routines…because I’m a nice person. This is so critical for training safely that whenever we design a workout for our coaching clients, it always starts with a proper warm-up. So I’m excited to share these warm-up tips andRead more ⟶

5 Best Strength Training Workout Routines For Beginners (Home & Gym)

Want to get strong like these LEGO lifters but don’t how to start? In this Beginner’s Guide to Strength Training (part of our Strength 101 series), you’ll have both the confidence to start getting strong with resistance training AND a plan to follow. These are the exact strategies we use with our Online Coaching ClientsRead more ⟶

The Star Wars Workout: Begin Your Jedi Training!

It’s time to start training like a Jedi! We love Star Wars around these parts (our site is literally called “Nerd Fitness”), so you’re in the perfect place to begin your training, my young Padawan.  We specialize in creating nerdy themed workouts and today one of our coaches will walk you through an exercise routineRead more ⟶

6 Beginner Gym Workouts: How to Work Out in a Gym The Right Way!

Welcome to the Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to the Gym!  As part of our Strength 101 series, this guide will dive deep into everything you need to know about working out properly in a gym. By the time you finish reading, you’ll never have to wonder “what should I do in the gym?” I bet IRead more ⟶

The Beginner Bodyweight Workout: 20-Minute Routine To Do At Home or Anywhere!

So you want to lose weight and get in shape, but don’t want to leave your house? Well, as your fitness Yoda, I will teach you a great bodyweight workout routine that you can do ANYWHERE: In your living room, at a park, or in a galaxy far, far away…  These are the types of workoutsRead more ⟶

How To Build Your Own Workout Routine: Plans, Schedules, and Exercises

I get multiple emails and messages per day asking: “Steve, what should I do for a workout?” Well, partner, today is your lucky day. I’m gonna help build you a custom workout program, step-by-step!  After all, a workout should be developed around a person’s age, goals, nutritional strategy, free time, etc. Not only that, butRead more ⟶

The 8 Best At-Home Workout Routines: The Ultimate Guide for Training Without a Gym

So you want to start working out, but you don’t want to leave the house? No problem!  Our online coaches specialize in helping people get fit from home. If you’re in a hurry, sign-up for our free weekly newsletter and we’ll send you PDFs of our “Work Out at Home” guides! Download our Free HomeRead more ⟶

The Ultimate Guide to Losing Fat and Gaining Muscle (At the Exact Same Time)

There’s an argument in the fitness world that you can either choose to lose fat OR gain muscle. That they just can’t be done simultaneously. To this, I say, “Hogwash!” We have tons of success stories from our online coaching clients who have been able to do both simultaneously: Let us help you build muscleRead more ⟶

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