November 22, 2017

Over the years I’ve seen plenty of fitness trends come and go.  Tae Bo anyone?  The fitness industry is always looking for the next trend to sell to the masses who want a quick, easy, and, perhaps most importantly, sexy and entertaining fix.  Since I mentioned Tae Bo,...

April 25, 2017

1. TRAINING -(Progressive) overload

Muscle growth occurs when muscle fibers are broken down and then rebuild themselves a little bit bigger and stronger in case a similar type of damaging stress re-occurs.Practically speaking, this means you need to continually overload...

April 10, 2017

Oftentimes, excuses for not exercising center around gyms.  “I don’t have money for a gym”, “there isn’t a gym anywhere near work or home”, or simply “I hate gyms”, are all common complaints.  Don’t let concerns about gyms hold you back!  You can get your workout anywh...

January 15, 2017

Some of the most common questions I receive from trainees revolve around repetitions and weights.  They want to know many repetitions to perform and how much weight to use.  As with most aspects of training, the answer depends on your goals.

The fewer reps you can...

January 12, 2017

After training for a while we all tend to fall into ruts of always using the same favorite exercises.  Those favorite exercises are usually those that are effective and seem to work with our natural bodily movements – those that suit our bodies well.  There is nothing...

December 13, 2016

Keeping a fitness journal is a simple, but often-overlooked, tool for making continual progress while staying highly motivated.  It’s a secret of elite athletes that, since implementing it myself, I have found extremely valuable.  By keeping track of the aspects of you...

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