• How To Choose A San Diego Personal Trainer

    Here are a few things you should think about before hiring a personal trainer in San Diego. Beginning a fitness routine can be a daunting task. Most people don’t know where to begin or are afraid of getting no results, or worse, injuring themselves during their workout. This is where hiring a certified personal trainer […]

  • Tips For Weight Loss

    Here are a few things to keep in mind when making a weight loss plan. Make your weight loss plan a life style. I always say diets are like vacations, they’re something you go on temporarily before you go back to your regular routine. Your body is a reflection of your lifestyle. If you eat […]

  • Tips To Optimize Recovery

    Most people who train have a plan for strength training and a nutrition plan. But how many have a plan for recovery? I hear and say often that training is the easy part. If you’re like me, you can’t wait to get into the gym and move some weights. Who doesn’t like to feel the […]

  • Strength Training Guidelines

    Strength Training Guidelines Always warm up prior to lifting: 5-10 minutes of light cardio will prepare your muscles and circulatory system for exercise. This will make it more safe and effective. Perform a warm up set for each exercise in your program: This further warms up the muscles and tendons in the exact way they […]

  • Training Heart Rate

    Calculate Your Training Heart Rate Range 1- Subtract your age from 220. (Example for a 30year-old: 220 – 30 = 190.) 2- Multiply the result by 0.65 to determine 65 percent of your estimated maximum heart rate. (For a 30year old: 190 x 0.65 =123.5 , or approximately 124 beats per minute.) This is the […]

  • ACSM Cardio Guidelines (Over 65)

    Guidelines for adults over age 65 (or adults 50-64 with chronic conditions, such as arthritis) Basic recommendations from ACSM and AHA: Do moderately intense aerobic exercise 30 minutes a day, five days a week Or Do vigorously intense aerobic exercise 20 minutes a day, 3 days a week And Do eight to 10 strength-training exercises, […]

  • ACSM Cardio Guidelines (Under 65)

    Guidelines for healthy adults under age 65 Basic recommendations from ACSM and AHA: Do moderately intense cardio 30 minutes a day, five days a week Or Do vigorously intense cardio 20 minutes a day, 3 days a week And Do eight to 10 strength-training exercises, eight to 12 repetitions of each exercise twice a week. […]

  • Strength Training

  • Strength Training And Your Nervous System

    The role of your nervous system in training.   As I say often, muscle is dumb. If you supply an electrical stimulus to a muscle, it will contract. This has been demonstrated with dissected frogs legs and people unfortunate enough

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  • The Stand Up Challenge

    We live very sedentary lives compared to our ancestors of not long ago. Lay in bed, drive your car, sit at your desk, sit on the couch. Sit, sit, sit. It’s no wonder we are facing an obesity epidemic. I

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  • Cardiovascular Training

  • Blast Through Cardio Boredom

    The number one complaint I hear from my personal training clients about doing cardio for weight loss is “it’s so boring”. Many compare spending any amount of time on a cardio machine to running on a hamster wheel. Here are

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    There is one thing every person on this planet can do to improve their health immediately. The best part is it’s free. In fact your’e already doing it right now. Sort of. It’s BREATHING! Most peoples breathing patterns are disfunctional

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  • Nutrition

  • 4 Quick And Easy Diet Rules

    Cook your meals in advance and take them with you. Avoid sugar Avoid saturated fats Eat 5-6 small meals every 2-3 hours a day

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  • Green Smoothie

    I like eating vegetables. I like drinking them much more. I’m a busy man. I don’t have a lot of time to cut up salads and and they don’t always keep nicely over the course of a couple days. That’s

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