As a personal trainer, I talk to new members and new / current clients all the time. I hear too many excuses from people who want to look and feel great but are just impeding their results by constantly giving excuses! I will be doing a mini-series on excuses this week to show you how
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If you have a sedentary job, you should make it a point to stretch and move every so often. You are a body of water. If you don’t move, you turn into stagnant blood – stagnant water. What type of body of water would you rather be? A swamp? Stagnant, stinky lifeless. Or a river? Clean,
The vaguer your diet rules are, the less likely you are to be successful. “I will eat healthier” is not as clear cut as “I will only eat fresh, unprocessed food. No gluten, sugar, grains or outside meals.” The latter is easier to comply with as there are specific foods you can or cannot eat.
Today’s Tip: Track results with body weight, body fat percentage and girth measurements. Have you or do you know someone who has not lost weight yet dropped dress sizes and trimmed inches? What usually happens is you burn fat (shrink fat cells) and grow dense muscles. Imagine filling up a sack with feathers to make
Today’s Tip: Know Your Training Limit. I know too many people working too hard to get to their goal. They are diligent to the point of over-training. Exercise is a type of stress, and stress is good; without stress we wouldn’t change. Lifting weights is stressful on your body. This stress promotes fat loss, muscle gains,
Today’s Tip: Try a new training method. Do you just train with dumbbells, barbells, and cable machines? Don’t most of us? Due to the monotony of my workouts, I started looking for more training equipment. This definitely added some much needed intensity workouts for my personal and professional use with my clients! Here are a
Here’s something you’ll love to hate! I’m bringing it back! Get ready for some epic epicness!
I just saw one of my clients wear this during my TRX class! An awesome gadget for people who are visual and numbers oriented. It shows you real-time graphs as you workout!
Beware of fakes.
Today’s Tip: Transition towards barefoot shoes. People still interchange the terms minimal with barefoot shoes. Here’s a detailed description of the differences. Here are the different major brands with the barefoot shoe collections. VivoBarefoot. The originator of the barefoot movement. Vibram, the weirdest looking barefoot shoes of them all! I have three pairs myself. They look freaky