Being injured- curse or blessing?

How many times did you hear this when you were a kid? Mum- “Stop that right this instant. You’re going to hurt yourself.” You- “Look mum, no hands. I can fly.” Mum- “If you could fly, God would’ve given you … Read More

Restore your power

No, not the power to rule the world or for the minions to service your every need. I mean the power lift things faster, run faster, pull heavy weight from the ground faster or your basketball pick up partner eats … Read More

Restore your push (up)

Let’s take a trip in the way back machine back to your high school P.E class. You probably don’t want to relive these memories (I know I don’t) but bear with me for a moment.     If your class … Read More

40 days without candy

It’s assumed fitness professionals lead by example. They want to keep up appearances of a healthy lifestyle by posting pictures of their food and workouts on social media. And if they’re ripped, even better. Pictures with little or no clothes … Read More

Restore your squat

Love them or hate them, squats are a part of your everyday routine from the moment you wake up and until you go to bed. Throughout the day, you’ve performed the squatting movement several times, possibly without realizing it. For … Read More

Fitness myths that hang around like a bad smell

Some people are suckers for a good myth like Elvis is alive and well hasn’t left the building Loch ness monster plays a good game of hide and seek Red bull will give you wings Your cat really cares about … Read More

What the fitness industry doesn’t tell you

Can you keep a secret? I can’t, I’m lousy at it. My loose lips have sunk many a friendship. Read on because I’m at it again. There are health professionals out there in cyberspace who claim to have secret methods … Read More

You have the power

I haven’t had candy for 22 days (as I gave it up for lent) and I’ve made a few observations of myself and some long-held nutritional beliefs during the past 3 weeks. Here they are in no particular order.   … Read More

How to exercise when you’re a parent

If you’re a parent, you know raising kids and all it entails is almost a full-time job. You may have wondered (at one time or another) how could I possibly get or stay in shape when I have to care … Read More

Screwing up

I remember my first personal training client like it was yesterday. Yes, time does fly when you’re a middle-aged coach who has spent too much time in gyms watching people admire themselves. And before you even ask, I never looked … Read More