make a full recovery after an injury. There are two key aspects to making a come back from an athletic injury. First, of course, the injured athlete has to heal and recover physically. Second, the injured athlete must make a mental come back as well. The latter can be difficult, but there are several strategies to help.
The first step in recovering mentally from an athletic injury is to stop focusing on the ‘how’ and ‘why me’ of the injury. Once an injury has occurred, there is no going back....
When comparing the life of a bodybuilder to that of an entrepreneur, it may not seem as though the two would have a lot in common. However, that is simply not true. A bodybuilding lifestyle requires many of the same skills as an entrepreneur and leader. It is not surprising that an entrepreneur would be disciplined, organized, motivated, dedicated and have a competitive nature. But to reach the body’s full potential; a bodybuilder must possess and apply all these same skills.
Managing and adh...
Different types of diets have different rules and guidelines to be followed. Bodybuilding diets
are no exception. An effective bodybuilding diet has just a few simple rules and is designed to
supplement a consistent workout routine. While the diet alone can get you eating healthy and
make it easier for you to build body mass, the muscle bulking portion will still need to be
achieved thru rigorous training. Following a few easy rules when choosing a diet that works for
you and your bodybuildin...
Often, when people think of bodybuilding, they think only of lifting weights. However, lifting
weights isn't the only aspect of bodybuilding. Nutrition is a vastly overlooked factor and can be
the biggest component of a bodybuilder's life. And no, it doesn't mean drinking just protein
shakes all day either. Establishing a healthy nutrition plan created specifically for bodybuilding is
tremendously important. Here are some tips to get started:
There are two main phases of a bodybuilder's life ...
The road to routine can be a little rocky, especially when transferring from student to professional. As a recent engineering graduate, the regimented world of adulthood can feel pretty daunting and hobbies that previously fit seamlessly in between classes and your workload, now don’t seem to integrate as smoothly.
This month I wanted to talk about how to make a schedule where fitness doesn’t have to fall by the wayside. The concept is simple. Take baby steps and stay committed. As Matt Cutts...
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As with every spring, recent engineering grads are now fine-tuning resumes and rushing out to interviews. I myself graduated this past spring and have learned a lot over the course of the application process. It’s important to remember that oftentimes your resume can make or break your chances of obtaining a job. It’s the first impression and sometimes the final interaction you will have with a company or recruiter. As a result, it’s important to fine-tune your resume to suit your needs and s...
Max Swahn is a recent engineering graduate from the University of Pittsburgh class of 2018. While attending Pitt, Max specialized in Industrial Engineering with a concentration in Engineering Management. As an engineering professional, he embodies two key components: technical wherewithal and excellent people skills. Swahn understands that in order to solve many of the tough technical problems, it often requires a teamwork approach keeping in mind that two brains are always better than one. T...
As the summer rapidly approaches, many have begun to shift their fitness focus out of hibernation and into summer-readiness goals. That being said, it can be hard to bounce back from a winter hiatus. Luckily, you can gain some added motivation from fitness classes and workouts that keep things fresh and exciting for you.
The classes at Shape may seem like conventional workouts on the surface, but after a little research, it’s clear they try to push the boundaries with kickboxin...
Engineers are constantly looking for ways to improve. Unfortunately, many feel they hit a plateau of sorts at some point in a career. That is why the following list has been created. If an engineer should ever feel stagnant, it can serve as a great resource. The tips, in no particular order, are as follows:
Brush Up On Technical Writing
For many engineers, technical writing was a single course completed in college and then almost immediately forgotten. The truth of the matter is that the best...
DASH, the South Beach Diet, Low Carb, Weight Watchers, after a while – the options all run together. That being said these plans cover vastly different needs. In the midst of marketing ploys and selling to customers though, the specifics get lost in the mix. As a result, it can be extremely difficult to pick a plan for your needs.
Define Your Motivations
I won’t surprise anyone when I say there’s a strong connotation related to dieting. Just because people take an active approach to their die...