Category: Personal Trainer Advice

Too Busy For Exercise? Move Faster!

Exercise is movement. Whenever you are moving, you are exercising in some way. Many people complain that they don’t have time to hit the gym or fit exercise into their daily lives. To me it is a matter of making it a priority and making time for exercise but let’s say it’s true and someone […]

Just Drink Water To Lose Weight Fast And Keep It Off!

Just Drink Water   Here’s one tip you can utilize today to lose weight and keep it off. Make all of the liquids you drink water. Drinking your calories is an easy way to take a lot of them in quickly. The two main culprits are sugar and fat. In liquid form they hardly have […]

Benefits of Cold Showers

Most people have no idea that taking cold showers can have profound benefits to your overall health. I’m a huge fan of cold water bathing myself and while the thought of dousing your body with cold water on purpose may sound like a perfect form of torture to some, I’m here to tell you today […]

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 to touch live power lines. When you are strength training or doing any physical activity […]

2013 Fitness Trends

Here is a great article I found on shape.com http://www.shape.com/fitness/cardio/13-fitness-trends-watch-2013   Anti-Aging Workouts Fear not, “facercise” isn’t having a comeback—the latest workouts are truly effective at slowing the effects of growing older. And as more people become aware of hormone replacement therapy, they will start to realize that high-intensity exercise produces hormones that are the […]

Personal Training 2013

The New Year is here. As a personal trainer who has been in the fitness industry for the last 15 years, I have seen many trends come and go. Here is my impression of what’s hot in fitness in 2013. Crossfit is doing well and popular as ever. Seems boot camp, crossfit, and P90x have […]

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 find myself often seeking out a seat not out of fatigue but habit. The more […]

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 some tips to make your cardio more tolerable if not fun. 1. Get outside. No […]

Not Blowing Off Your Workout

We all have changing priorities in our day to day lives. Now and then exercise can take a back seat to more pressing issues. But sometimes we can just get lazy or out of the habit of making  exercise and health the priority it should be. Here are a few tips to help you stay […]

Benefits of Massage Therapy

This last year I have been attending massage school in an effort to expand my education and the services I’m able to offer to my clients. I will finally be up and running by the end of August. It has been an amazing journey and the thing that has surprised me the most is the […]