So you are thinking about joining a gym or recently have and now you’re wondering what to do when you walk through the doors. Rest assured you aren’t the only one. The majority of people at the gym walk in feeling intimidated that everyone is watching them and clueless about exactly what to do. Yes, even that guy near the weights grunting as he strains to curl 50lb dumbbells.
July’s Fit Showgirl Spotlight is Burlesque and Body-building badass Voodoo Onyx. My first encounter with Voodoo was back in 2011, the year we both hit the New York Burlesque Scene. I’ve known since the inception of this blog that I wanted to spotlight her talent, dedication and commitment to her art and to fitness.
Cardio is great but it can also become boring and doesn’t lead to post-workout calorie burn the same way resistance training does. That’s not to say you shouldn’t do cardio but by utilizing supersets you can bring cardio into your weightlifting.
As I’ve been training my body in different ways over the past two months, it’s been a hard to let go of my normal weight lifting routine. Even though my body is adapting to training for longer hours and different apparatuses, it’s detraining at the same time.
Being a traveling showgirl is something that most of us in the burlesque world strive to do. But, once you start hitting the road maintaining a healthy diet and keeping active can become a challenge. The more you travel the more struggles you will encounter.