Archive | August, 2010

L-arginine Supplement Boosts Endurance

Research from the University of Exeter just reported that taking a supplement that increases the nitric oxide in your body could significantly boost your stamina during high-intensity exercise. Exeter first started their research with beet juice and showed how the high content of nitrate in beet juice can boost your nitric oxide level and lead […]

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Running Three Miles in Six Weeks

If you have never run three miles before but have always wanted to, follow my program outlined below. The goal of this program is to get you running three miles at about a 10-minute pace after six weeks. This is a beginner program so I’m assuming you have not been running and may be out […]

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What I learned On Vacation

I just got back from a two-week vacation at the beach with my whole family. It’s always hard for me to take time off; I always feel I should be working all the time to improve my career and provide for my family. Every time I go on vacation; however, I realize how important it […]

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Skim Boarding is a Great Family Workout

I‘m back at Sag Harbor, NY for a two-week beach vacation with the family. I love the ocean and it’s so easy staying active at the beach. I don’t have to go to the gym or have to do any type of structured workouts to stay fit. My kids and I just got into skimboarding […]

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Fitness Contrarian Principal # 4: Hard Workouts Should Be Short in Duration

I’ve written a number of articles on long and hard workouts and have been telling my personal training clients for years that “when you workout hard it should be short and when you workout long it should be easy”. Yet this is a common sense concept that most fitness enthusiasts can’t accept. One of the […]

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