Author: Kris Schmitt

My name is Kris and I am a 4th year medical student from NY passionate about healthy living, including fitness and nutrition. Likes: dogs, coffee and sarcasm Dislikes: piña coladas and getting caught in the rain

RECIPE: Avocado Toast

This toast is SUPER EASY, guys. So easy that it seems silly to even post a recipe for it. But I posted this photo to my Instagram story and I received so much interest about it that I decided to go for it. I like to eat this for breakfast when I have a big […]

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A Long Distance Relationship in Medicine

It takes a special person to be devoted to someone in medicine. Those who work in healthcare are a unique type of person: we put everything before our relationships and ourselves. School comes first, studying comes first, work comes first and patients come first. This is the expectation for us and this is the reality […]

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Glutes & Hamstrings: Workout 1

glute thrusts 3 x 15 cable pull throughs 3 x 12 abductor machine 4 x 12 barbell good mornings 3 x 15 hamstring curls 3 x 12        

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Back & Abs: Workout 1

lat pulldowns 3 x 12 seated cable rows 3 x 12 back extension machine 3 x 20 single arm dumbbell row 4 x 12/side cable oblique twists 3 x 20 leg lifts 3 x 12        

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Chest, Triceps & Biceps: Workout 1

dumbbell chest press 3 x 15 crossover cable flys 3 x 12 overhead tricep extension 3 x 15 tricep extension machine 3 x 12 dumbbell bicep curls 3 x 15 cable bicep curls 3 x 12      

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Quads & Calves: Workout 1

smith machine squats 3 x 10 leg press 4 x 12 quad extensions 3 x 15 pistol squats 3 x 10/side smith machine standing calf raises 3 x 15 smith machine calf raises toes inward 3 x 10 toes outward 3 x 10      

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Glutes & Shoulders: Workout 1

single leg leg press 3 x 10/side single leg glute bridge 3 x 15/side prone flutter kicks 3 x 1 min shoulder lateral raise 3 x 12 barbell front raise 3 x 15 bent over rear belt raise 3 x 12      

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Shoulders & Abs: Workout 4

close grip barbell raise 3 x 12 dumbbell shoulder press 3 x 10 dumbbell front shoulder raise 3 x 12 cable rear delt fly 3 x 10 ab crunch machine 3 x 25 sit ups 3 x 20 Russian twists 3 x 30        

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Quads & Hamstrings: Workout 4

front squats 3 x 12 step ups 3 x 10 close and narrow leg press 3 x 15 exercise ball hamstring curl 3 x 15 hamstring curls 3 x 15 straight leg smith machine deadlift 3 x 12        

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Chest & Triceps: Workout 4

barbell chest press 3 x 12 chest fly machine 3 x 12 assisted dips 3 x AMRAP push ups 3 x 12 cable rope tricep extensions 3 x 12 tricep kickbacks 3 x 15        

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