I’d like to talk to the women out there if I may?   Sure, you can gain a little muscle with sissy pink dumbbells (SPD), but not for long!   These are a few reasons why sissy pink dumbbells may work initially…   You’ve never done any strength training before You’re rehabbing an injury You’re…

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Deceit is defined as… …“the action or practice of deceiving someone by concealing or misrepresenting the truth.”   A few days ago, a good friend sent me via email an advertisement from a very notable fitness expert. Basically it said (and I’ll paraphrase here to make myself feel better)…   Getting old sucks because you might have the…

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The most frequent request I get is for a specific eating plan to follow. If it were that easy, every one of you would have one.    The truth is that it’s not that easy. When I first began my journey as a personal trainer, it took many hours putting food programs together for my…

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  Oh yes, if you’re past the age of five, you probably already know all about stress.    No matter whether you’re young or old, rich or poor, male or female, stress is a part of your life.    And, the more we tend to modernize our living, the more intense the stress becomes.   …

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  Most people make New Year’s Resolutions.  And, most people have a pretty tough time maintaining any of them.    After years of failed resolutions past, why not make it a little easier on ourselves.   What if we choose a few “little things” that will make our lives healthier?   We’ll start with the…

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  Stretching is easy to forget.   That’s because the results are not as visible as a HIIT workout, a long run or weight-lifting.    But the truth is, stretching is equally important as your workout.    Stretching can benefit the body in many ways.  it can: Help improve joint range of motion  Decrease the…

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  Summer time grilling is one of the most popular pastimes.   Outdoor cookouts are a great opportunity to relax and visit with friends and family.   But, did you know that the average barbecue meal exceeds 1,800 calories?  For many people, that’s almost an entire day’s worth of calories — in one meal!   …

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  If you are my client, I think about you… a lot.     I think about who you are and the lifestyle you live.     I think about the daily habits you might follow and how they affect you — both positively and negatively.   For example:   Do you eat the same…

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  Recovery is crucial to maintaining and improving your physical performance and preventing injury at all levels of fitness training.   Short-term recovery could encompass several different activities.  It could be a low-intensity cool-down phase after a tough workout.   Or, it could mean an entire “rest day” where the only activities might include walking,…

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  People who don’t work out always have a reason why.  But except for a very few people who truly cannot exercise, these reasons are thin excuses.   Working out is hard.  It takes time, energy and sometimes gut-wrenching motivation and will power.  Some days it is easy, but many days it is not.  Fit…

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