Joint Mobility Movements

What has helped my joints and whole body feel so much better over the past year is incorporating joint mobility movements into my workout program. I personally think that joint mobility or mobility movements are going to be the next buzzword in the fitness industry...
Top 10 Healthiest Fruits, Vegetables and Meats

Top 10 Healthiest Fruits, Vegetables and Meats

It can be confusing trying to figure out what the healthiest fruits, vegetables and meats are to eat.  But one of my favorite newsletters called Nutrition Action has compiled numerous lists of healthy nutritional information. Top 10 healthiest fruits for vitamin C,...
Does Coffee Help Athletic Performance?

Does Coffee Help Athletic Performance?

Coffee and caffeine can enhance athletic performance. Up until 2004 the World Anti-Doping Association (WADA) banned caffeine for its unfair advantages. If an athlete had over 1,200 mg of caffeine or about 8 cups of strong coffee in their bodies they could have been...
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...

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