The weekend is upon us. For those of you needing some strategies for your diet this weekend try this out. Make it a goal to have half your plate full of vegetables and leafy greens and the other half some form of protein. Feel free to add a carbohydrate of your choice as well, but … Continue reading
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How to get good at exercise as a beginner.
How are your new years health and fitness resolutions coming along? If you are having some difficulty keeping up with your health and fitness goals. Try this out. Pick one exercise and just get good at that. Do not feel bad at all if you are new to fitness. We all started off somewhere and … Continue reading
It is never too late to exercise.
I have been training individuals for the last 15 years of my life. From speaking with all the people I trained as well as many of my colleagues, one of the biggest regrets many people have are not taking care of themselves in their 20s. I see it everyday in people I know and my … Continue reading
How to confuse your muscles WITHOUT switching to a new exercise.
One misconception is that exercises need to be constantly changed to get some type of training effect. If you know what you are doing you can use the same exercises year round and get awesome results. Here’s what I mean. In any exercise, variables such as sets, rest, tempo, load, and repetitions can be all … Continue reading
Question and Answer #2. Running and ground reaction forces.
Question: How bad is running for your knees? How bad is it to be overweight and run? What is the best workout if you have only your bodyweight and 15 minutes? Answer: Running itself is not bad on your knees. It’s the constant jarring and impact from the forces that are created from each step … Continue reading
Get a hardcore workout in a short period of time.
Here is a very powerful fitness tip for all of you that have a short attention span and you just want to get a lot of work done. Its called a ladder, its actually very simple. Pick any exercise and do 1 repetition and rest. Now do 2 repetitions and rest, continue to add one … Continue reading
Question and Answer #1. Can I still do cardio without running?
Q. Can I still do cardio without running? A. Yes you still can get a great cardiorespiratory workout without doing any running. Unfortunately we all get injured sooner or later. And because of certain injuries we may not be able to participate in the activities that we love. In this case running. Some individuals may … Continue reading
Exercise and Developing the Mind
Sometimes we are so fixated on changing the appearance of our bodies, we lose focus on the most important factor of all. Mental toughness. Life is hard, very hard. And the harder we are on ourselves the easier life will be on us. Exercise teaches us how to endure pain in a safe way. Each … Continue reading
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