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How to Get Rid of Stomach Fat Naturally

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How to Get Rid of Stomach Fat Naturally

So You Want to Trim Your Stomach Fat For the majority of people, the stomach or midsection seems to be a top trouble spot when it comes to excessive weight.  Not only is fat around the belly unhealthy and linked to diseases such as cardiovascular disease, hypertension, and diabetes, it is also unattractive and embarrassing. […]

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The 7 Fitness Keys to Healthy Aging

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The 7 Fitness Keys to Healthy Aging

Healthy Aging & You: The 7 Keys to Fitness Achievement What does it mean to be fit or “be in shape”? We set fitness goals for a variety of reasons that are important to us at the time but in the long run is really losing weight a lasting goal? Do we really ever regard […]

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The Top 3 Reasons and Steps to Set Fitness Goals

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The Top 3 Reasons and Steps to Set Fitness Goals

The Top 3 Reasons To Set Fitness Goals One of the first things we do with a personal training client is set goals. It only takes a few minutes and can make or break your results in the long run. The problem most people have is that they don’t set any goals to start with. […]

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Top 5 Common Workout Mistakes to Avoid

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Top 5 Common Workout Mistakes to Avoid

Top 5 Things to Avoid When Working Out While there are no doubt plenty of mistakes made daily in gyms around the world, this doesn’t mean you have to be part of the crowd! As a personal trainer, I see people make mistakes consistently and at times I will admit I get a bit worried […]

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Best Weight Training Exercises for Long Distance Runners

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Best Weight Training Exercises for Long Distance Runners

Exercise & Program Recommendations for Long Distance Runners Introduction Runners do not necessarily enjoy – or welcome – resistance training into their lives because it represents time away from what we love to do – run! However, based upon my own experience over the past two decades, I am convinced we could ALL benefit from […]

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New Year’s Fitness Resolutions Redo

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New Year’s Fitness Resolutions Redo

Resolution Redo: Five Things You Can Do To Get Back On Track Today! Well, it’s that time of year again; the time when our News Year’s Resolutions begin to fizzle and we find ourselves falling back into our old familiar habits. THIS was supposed to be the year, but here we are again right back […]

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Top 5 Injuries Related to Poor Posture

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Top 5 Injuries Related to Poor Posture

5 Chronic Injuries Caused by Poor Posture Postural issues are a big contributor to many different injuries. Poor posture itself can be caused by many things, but in most cases, a very sedentary lifestyle, poor training techniques, and the use of high heels, etc. are the main culprits. Injuries related to poor posture tend to […]

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Back Squats Versus the Weighted Sled Push

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Back Squats Versus the Weighted Sled Push

Which Exercise Has Your Back? Comparing the Back Squat with the Weighted Sled Push We have all been under the bar, fighting to keep our knees out; our chests up until we can stand and re-rack that weight of that final grueling set. What am I talking about – the back squat – nature’s cure […]

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Senior Fitness Training Programs

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Senior Fitness Training Programs

Four Important Components for Creating an Effective Senior Fitness Program Seniors today are not only realizing the benefits that exercise and an active lifestyle can bring, but many are motivated to create their own exercise regimens that include participating regularly in exercise programs and hiring personal trainers. The Baby-Boomer generation is moving into retirement years, […]

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Youth Fitness Training Programs

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Youth Fitness Training Programs

Structuring Youth Fitness Programs Just a few decades ago, many people believed that women’s bodies were not as capable as men’s bodies at reaping the benefits of physical training for improved health and athletic performance. Fast-forward to today, and most personal trainers and coaches recognize that women stand to improve athletic abilities and health from […]

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Glute Activation Exercises for Lower Crossed Syndrome

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Glute Activation Exercises for Lower Crossed Syndrome

The Myth of ‘Tight Glutes’ To start off with, you don’t have tight glutes. Sure, when a massage therapist digs around there or you lay on a trigger point ball it feels like Zeus himself is making his presence known – you still don’t have tight glutes. So what do you have? Weak Glutes. Now […]

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Myofibrillar vs. Sarcoplasmic Hypertrophy: Think Small to Get Big!

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Myofibrillar vs. Sarcoplasmic Hypertrophy: Think Small to Get Big!

Think Small to Get Big! When you think of getting bigger muscles, you tend to think of just the outer appearance of the flesh covered muscle increasing in size until it makes that impressive massive bicep. However, just as scientists needed to study matter down to its sub-atomic structure to create the incredible power of […]

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Overcoming Workout Plateaus: What You Need to Know

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Overcoming Workout Plateaus: What You Need to Know

Overcoming A Workout Plateau: Adapting to Thrive If it’s been a while since you’ve seen any significant results from your current workout program, it may be time to reevaluate and reassess your approach. Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced in whatever type of training you do, we all have one thing in common—we […]

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Speed & Endurance Training: Taking it to the Next Level

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Speed & Endurance Training: Taking it to the Next Level

Improving Your Fitness Through Speed & Endurance Training You’ve built your foundation of fitness. Your pulse rate is down, you’ve dropped some pounds and you’re noticeably stronger, leaner and more flexible. Now you’re ready to take your training to the next level – developing your speed and endurance. Speed and endurance mark the difference between […]

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