3 Steps to Avoiding Injury & Increasing Longevity

It’s no surprise that the key to getting fit is consistency.   You can’t show up at the gym one day a week, or eat salad every once in a while, and expect to have amazing results.   You have to show up consistently in order to reach your goals and improve athletic...

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The Missing Component in Most Workout Programs

The Missing Component in Most Workout Programs

It's no secret that perspective has a profound effect on the outcome of your tasks at hand.   Yet, it’s often the number one thing that gets in the way of success for both general fitness enthusiasts and athletes alike.   If we know how crucial this practice is, why...

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When to Use Full Body Exercises vs. Isolated Muscle Groups

Today, I want to settle the age-old debate:  Is it better to do full body exercises or to isolate muscle groups? To answer this question, let's think of simplicity in terms of "minimal effective dosage":  what is the least amount of tools/work we need to use to "solve...

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Picking Your Pre-Workout Nutrition

Picking Your Pre-Workout Nutrition

“What do I eat before a workout?"   This is a question trainers hear frequently from their clients.   After all, a critical component of your workout is how you fuel yourself before and after a workout.   While it may not be the answer you want to hear, I have a hard...

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Fueling for Recovery: What & When to Eat Post-Workout

Fueling for Recovery: What & When to Eat Post-Workout

Have you ever wondered what and when you should eat after a workout?   Wonder no more.   Here's a quick and easy post-workout nutrition routine that I have loved for general health and fitness:   The 30-minute window after a training session has been well documented...

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3 Steps to Returning to the Gym Post-Injury

3 Steps to Returning to the Gym Post-Injury

One of the biggest questions looming in the world of fitness is:  How do I get back in the gym after injury?   Look, it’s happened to most of us. We put on too much weight too quickly, or used poor form when performing a lift. It happens.   Returning to a fitness...

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How to Get Better Results in Less Time

How to Get Better Results in Less Time

Would you like to get better results in less time?   That’s really what we all want, isn’t it? To do less but get more out of it.   So why do we apply the opposite to fitness, where we put in MORE expecting to get more?   Here’s how most people do fitness: Trains 7...

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Make Sure This Year’s Fitness Resolution Doesn’t Fail

Make Sure This Year’s Fitness Resolution Doesn’t Fail

Is your 2018 Resolution the same, or close to the same, as what you resolved to do in 2017? It’s not that you suck. The problem more than likely lies in HOW you approached the task at hand. Here’s what usually happens:   Client: Mr./Mrs. “Weight Loss” Example Goal:...

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