Is My Program Good?

Hormones. They make men out of men, and women out of women.

Women, Why Weights?

You may have heard that resistance training is like a magic tonic for your body, particularly for women. Bigger engine, burn more fuel, muscle has a shape, fat doesn’t, strong is the new sexy, increase your bone density, yada, yada, yada.

Candy-Crushing Your Lif...

Time. What would you do if you had more of it? If there were just more hours in a day!

The Media Loves Confusi...

The media loves confusion, take health information, for example. According to the Journal of American Medical Association, over 1/3 of us have become obese trying to keep up with the information roller coaster.

3 “Hacks” to Stay Movin...

Two strong willed souls now found themselves in an impromptu decision of fight or flight.

3 Things Awesome People...

While our individual definitions may differ, for me, awesome people are those who have made their life awesome by making other people’s lives awesome.

5 Exercises You Need to...

After nearly 15 years in the personal training industry, I can say that my success with kids, adults, and pro athletes from both an adherence and results standpoint has come from continually simplifying my programs and learning how to teach simple exercises more effectively.

5 Things About Kids

My coaching style was akin to playing a game of “whack-a-mole” at an arcade, quickly reacting to every behavior deviation I was unswervingly causing due to my lack of experience.

Your Year (WHY?)

You’re going to make 2014 the best year of your life.

The Inverted Fat Loss P...

“I’m so frustrated with my weight/fat loss program! I do the elliptical for 30 minutes at a heart rate of 140 five days a week, I do some weights, and I try to eat pretty good.” –The battle cry of the fat loss frustrated.

Breath vs Booze: (CHALL...

Family, presents, shopping, parties, traveling, and tradition! All of the above wrap up into big Christmas burrito that makes this time of year so unique and special.

Training Youth: Chaos t...

Working with youngsters, whether you are a sports coach volunteering your time, or a fitness professional charged with the task of introducing kids to fitness, is a rewarding yet challenging vocation.