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Pray For Pow! Train to Shred the Slopes this Winter

Ski And Snowboard Training Tips If you’re among those people wondering where the heck the snow is hiding, you’re not alone. I’m as eager as anyone to get up into the mountains and shred the pow. And I’m prepared because of my training in the off-season. Are you? To dominate the slopes you need to…
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Take Charge Of Your Fitness!

If you want to improve your health and fitness, be proactive, not reactive.   To accomplish anything in life, you need a plan. Imagine taking a road trip to Vegas. You wouldn’t just start driving in that general direction, would you? No. You’d look up the route on your GPS. Likewise, if you want to…
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Top 5 Ab Exercises Missing From Your Routine

Do you want a stronger core and athletic-looking abs? Crunches are the go-to ab move for most people, but they’re terrible for achieving a six-pack. For one thing, crunches only train your abs in one dimension: flexion and extension (forward/back). For another, people often rush through the movement without getting a proper abdominal contraction. Crunches…
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Three Easy Ways to Lose Weight Right Now

Read On If You Want To See A Lower Number On The Scale Today   I’m going to give away the top three ways I’ve found in my experience as a personal trainer that cause you to instantly lose weight. These are three guaranteed weight loss methods. Are you ready? The top three ways to…
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Does Muscle Confusion Work For Fat Loss?

Muscle Confusion Myth Busting   The term “muscle confusion” was coined to market a popular workout program. But the term makes people think they need to trick their bodies into fitness, which is not the case. The muscle confusion theory is based off the idea that constantly changing your workouts means your body will constantly…
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Avoid This Common Fitness Mistake

  Do you find yourself frustrated with the gym, unable to get into a routine?   If you burn out on fitness after a while, you’re not alone. I recently started working with a new client. He’s a cool guy, fun to work with, does what’s asked, and genuinely wants to improve his fitness. He’s…
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7 Strategies To Stick To Your Weight Loss Diet

  Dieting sucks and is hard to stick to for long. It’s hard to stick to for the long term because you sometimes feel hungry or have cravings, but there are some tricks you can use to stick it out. First, allow me to explain the two most important aspects of building your weight loss…
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Nutrition Myth-Busting: How Many Meals?

Nutrition myth-busting: “You must eat many small meals each day to keep your metabolism revving.”   Conventional dieting wisdom claims that it’s best to eat six to eight smaller meals each day, starting with breakfast upon first waking, to “stoke your metabolic fire” and keep it revving throughout the day. This way, you’re always burning…
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How Much Cardio Should You Do?

More is better, right?   That depends. If you’re training for a long-distance race, then yes, you’re going to need to log a lot of miles. Thankfully, if you’re like most people training for general health/fitness and to look and feel better, more is not always better. The first question people usually have about cardio…
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No Fear Weight Lifting

Are you afraid of lifting weights?   I’ve met a lot of women at my gym lately who confessed a fear of using the weight room. It can be truly intimidating to start using free weights instead of machines if you’re not sure what you’re doing. You may feel self-conscious, like people are watching or…
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