We are deep into summer as I’m writing this. Remember in January when you looked forward to summer, with ideas of the smokin’ hot body you’d be bringing to boat parties and beach getaways?
You should be standing in your “after” picture right now. Are you? If not, start here. Read More
I'll confess to you all that I feel slammed by my to-do list right now. Buried under it. Number one contributor to my overwhelmed feeling? Reading.
There will never be enough hours in life to read everything I want to read. Is my workout another thing on my to-do list? Actually, spending my time in the gym can help me get more done. Read more here. Read More
A trainer with a degree in exercise physiology, current certifications, and experience with many clients can help you in immeasurable ways. Given the plethora of exercise options, workout gadgets, and get-fit-now! marketing out there, a personal trainer’s guidance is invaluable.
Of course, you know the obvious benefits of having a trainer: they help you be consistent, they motivate, they encourage. The less obvious benefits of a professional personal trainer are far more important though. Read on. Read More
As a lifter, however, you must realize you are not like the general population. You need to prioritize getting good workouts, and that includes eating enough beforehand. Try this delicious breakfast to prepare you for a solid workout. Read More
Last week I attended the National Strength and Conditioning Association's Tactical Strength and Conditioning Annual Training, a meeting of leaders in the police, fire and military community. Why a tactical conference? Read More
Tougher workouts require smarter recovery. Does cold water immersion therapy live up to the hype? Read on for research insights. Read More
Fruit is proof that God loves us. Vegetables, on the other hand... yuck. After experimenting with many different vegetables, recipes, and preparation methods, I finally hit the jackpot: baked Brussels sprouts.
Add in a well seasoned baked chicken, and you've got a complete, healthy dinner. Try this out and let me know how you like it! I love to hear other people's cooking tips and tricks! Read More
What a mean ski instructor taught me about my shortcomings on the slopes actually taught me a whole lot about life and lifting. Also, why you should do sissy squats and how to do them. Read More
Quick, pick one: hands or butt.
I'm not telling you the question yet. But my answer is butt. Read More
Group training classes are an affordable way to get individualized instruction in a group setting. More info here. Read More