• 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

  • 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,

    Sep 04, 2010 | 0 comments | View Post

  • How To Prevent Injury While Working Out

    How Do You Prevent Injury? By following these guidelines, you can minimize the chance of injury during your strength training workouts. Of course the best way to minimize your chance of injury is to hire a certified personal trainer if

    Aug 30, 2010 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Cardiovascular Training

  • 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

    Aug 16, 2010 | 0 comments | View Post

  • 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

    Aug 16, 2010 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Nutrition

  • Benefits of Drinking Water

    Your body is made of water: Water is crucial to your health. Every system in your body depends on water. The human body is made up of between 55 and 75 percent water. Men generally have more water in their

    Aug 31, 2010 | 0 comments | View Post

  • 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

    Aug 26, 2010 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Recovery

  • 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

    Aug 23, 2010 | 0 comments | View Post