A Rock Solid Fitness Tip For The Week: How Much Rest Between Sets?

There is a general rule for how much rest to take between sets when strength training, and that rule has one exception. First I’ll cover the rule, then the exception.
The rule is: you take as much time between sets as … Continue reading

The Power of Commitment

“The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor”.
      Vince -Lombardi- NFL coach, member- Pro Football Hall of Fame
Commitment is the starting point of all worthwhile achievement. … Continue reading

It Was an Amazing Zip Line Adventure With Our Wonderful Clients!

                                                                              The Rock … Continue reading

Don’t Forget The Rest!- by Dave Durell

Believe it or not  a vacation and some extra rest, once in a while, is exactly what you need mentally and also physically as well! Forget about recommendations like “You should keep working out during your vacation so you don’t get … Continue reading

Check out Larry’s amazing progress!

We are so proud and happy to share one of our client’s amazing progress…
We are honored to introduce Larry Solie, who is 65 years old and retired . He has been a client of Rock Solid Fitness for almost three months.  His … Continue reading

Genetics Always Wins!

One day, during some NFL pre game show, the analysts were discussing a certain player who possessed exceptional speed.
One of the analysts asked Sterling Sharpe, former NFL wide receiver-turned TV analyst, what that particular player might have done to develop … Continue reading

What Is High Intensity Training?

Do you know what High Intensity Training (H.I.T.) is? ….. And please DON’T mistake it with High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)!
High Intensity Training, also known as H.I.T., is a system of strength training that is characterized by brief and infrequent, … Continue reading

You Can’t Sprint A Mile: The Intensity – Duration Relationship, by Dave Durell

Should we do multiple sets or one set? The optimal number of sets of a resistance exercise required to produce maximum increase in strength remains a very controversial topic. While multiple set training has produced unquestionably good results in a … Continue reading

Women H.I.T. Hard Too! – by Dave Durell

If you thought High Intensity Training (which is the kind of training we coach and practice at Rock Solid Fitness of Florida) was for men only–think again.
High Intensity Training can help women build shapely muscle, gain functional strength, and melt … Continue reading

The Warrior Mentality , by Dave Durell

Being a warrior is not about the act of fighting, it’s about being so prepared to face a challenge and believing so strongly in a cause that you are fighting for that you refuse to quit.”
Richard Machowicz, Unleash The Warrior … Continue reading