Don’t Watch The Biggest Loser

Don’t Watch The Biggest Loser

I’ve never been a fan of the Biggest Loser.  In general, I always felt that the show is sending a negative message to America about exercise and fitness. I can almost go as far as saying that the show has single-handily set back the fitness industry decades. The whole...

Tweak Your Fitness Resolutions for 2017

Now it’s time to start thinking about you’re fitness plans for 2017. After the first of the year I always sit down with each of my personal training clients and talk about what worked for them in 2016 and what did not. What I have learned over the 25 years of training...

If You Want To Lose Weight: Change Your Focus

You can’t focus your whole life around food if you want to lose weight. A number of my personal training clients who have a hard time losing weight seem to schedule their lives around meals and spend a lot of their time talking about or focusing on food. I have over...
Don’t Train Like an Athlete | Avoid Overtraining

Don’t Train Like an Athlete | Avoid Overtraining

When you’re playing sports and your main goal is to win you’re most likely training too much. More specifically, you have to train in a manner that my not be healthy for you but will get you prepared to win. Training for a competitive sport is very different than...

Hip Flexor Stretches

Tight hip flexors can cause a number of problems with your body. Two of the biggest problems is back pain and hip pain.  When the three primary hip flexors known as Psoas Major, Illacus and Rectus Femoris are tight they can tilt your pelvis into a position that...
Top Fitness Blogs of The Year

Top Fitness Blogs of The Year

I started my fitness blog Fitness Contrarian about 2.5 years ago. I really enjoy doing research and seem to spend half my time reading other people’s health and fitness blogs. When I first started blogging I had no idea how many websites were out there in the...

Average Weight and Height of Celebrities

I wanted to do a fun post about the weights and heights of some well known celebrities because so many of my personal training clients aspire to have a body like Megan Fox or Ryan Reynolds. What I did not realize is that it is hard to get accurate information about...
Muscle Hypertrophy Training

Muscle Hypertrophy Training

Muscle hypertrophy (muscle cell enlargement) is an area of great debate in the fitness industry. Everyone has their opinion on how to overload the muscular system to produce growth and there are new studies coming out every week proving one method is better then...
Jackman in Back on Broadway

Jackman in Back on Broadway

It’s Thanksgiving morning and I just saw Hugh Jackman Back on Broadway  last night. My wife and I loved the show and would recommend it highly. What struck be about Hugh is how easily he can gain and lose muscle for different projects. He even referenced it in the...

My Current Workout and Diet

In the last few months I have been very busy opening a new personal training studio so I have not had too much time to train. I have cut back on my resistance training to only two days per week and have been doing hard aerobics only once a week. I’ve been...
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