March 14, 2017 - An incredible winter snowstorm in my state of New York forced our region, and many others, to entirely shut down. No driving or traveling, businesses shut down, and nothing but heavy snowfall for tens of hours to come. As much as I love kicking my feet up in front of the… Continue reading A State of Emergency is Merely a Recommendation: Move!
If you enjoy reading these blogs, wouldn't You like to carry them with You at any time? Oh Snap, You can!! Grab your very own Compact Fulfillment Guidebook: a fancy little book by Me, for YOU!... or don't, it's your Lifestyle Choice (e-book, paperback, kindle) The average U.S. adult sits 9-10 hours Each Day Working, Watching,… Continue reading The 3 Exercises EVERY Desk Jockey NEEDS to Do!
The most important part of the workout is the one most often skipped! It can feel like pulling teeth if it is too slow of a pace, or not preparing you for the what lies ahead in your training session. Yet, without a warm-up, the chances of injury skyrocket, performance potential decreases, overall preparedness for… Continue reading 14 Bodyweight Movements to Spice Up Your Warm-Ups
When beginning or progressing an exercise program, the why driving your training can be boiled down to one or more of these elements; Decrease Body Fat / Lose Weight Increase Muscle Size or Tone Improve Physical Freedoms Feel Better every day Look More Sexy Naked Maybe it's one, or maybe it is all, but we are… Continue reading Ramp Up Your Cardio Workouts with Torching Tabata Interval Training
Sometimes the best training sessions are the ones that weren't planned. Preparing with a direct warm-up, focus, and program can be brain-tiring & energy consuming, sometimes even taking the excitement out of a solid workout (maxed out brain = can't focus on movement). That's why the fitness community is so great, we love to share!… Continue reading 6 of my Favorite High Reward, Yet Ass-Kicking Workouts
I'll keep the intro short and sweet; there is a foolproof method to keep your body and mental state healthy without sacrificing your quality of exercise. Voodoo magic? Illicit substances? Stem cell injections? Maybe another time, but today, I want to drop some Sport & Exercise Science knowledge bombs on how to use your body… Continue reading Don’t Be a Dumbell Dummy; The EASIEST Way to Avoid Injury or Overuse During Training
Piggybacking from my last post, _______________, we are back in action on some ways to retain your best intentions this year. When things come up and distract you momentarily from the choices that empower you, sometimes the wheels can come spinning off in a hurry. Let me follow that up with It is okay to… Continue reading 4 Tactics to Retain Your Resolutions; Staying Consistent Just Became Easier
RESOLUTION: A FIRM DECISION TO DO OR NOT DO SOMETHING; THE ACTION OF SOLVING A PROBLEM, DISPUTE, OR CONTENTIOUS MATTER. During the holiday season between November and January, the majority of our daily behaviors shift; and more likely than not, it isn’t for the better. Overindulgence on delicious, butter-soaked, sugar loaded foods, stressed over purchasing… Continue reading New Year, New You, Same Results? Recognize and Revamp Your Resolutions
2018 is in full effect, and with that, the steam from starting your New Years Resolution goals are ready for another boost of motivation and vigor. By definition, a resolution is, "A FIRM DECISION TO DO OR NOT DO SOMETHING; THE ACTION OF SOLVING A PROBLEM, DISPUTE, OR CONTENTIOUS MATTER". Eating healthier, starting to exercise,… Continue reading Why is it So Hard to Lose Weight During the Winter? (Your Genetics are Guilty)
Reps, sets, and exercises used to be the most important parts of a personal training routine...but the business of fitness is changing in a more empowering direction. Yes, knowing that 8-12 repetitions are an ideal range for muscular hypertrophy where the muscle is in a hot spot of stimulus between strength and endurance training is important.… Continue reading 6 Questions Every Smart Should Trainer Know About Their Clients