My shoes

Look at these shoes below. They don’t look like much and they’ve definitely seen better days. These shoes were given to me by a friend who is now making God laugh with his offbeat, brutish sense of humor. He’d have … Read More

What you need to know about sets

Note- This article first appeared here. This is an edited version.  When I first started lifting, I had no idea about all the different types sets. When I went to the gym, I would saunter over to the dumbbell rack … Read More

It’s the little things…………..

When you’re looking to make a change, any change, you usually go big. This is especially true when you’ve hit an exercise plateau and your results have slowed to a crawl.  You may feel the need to do something drastic, … Read More

Get back your mojo

It’s a morning like any other morning. You’re dragging yourself out of bed, making coffee and getting ready for work. And as you’re groggily making your way down the hallway, you briefly catch a glimpse of yourself in the mirror. … Read More

The right tool for the job

There’s been a lot of fitness fads that have come and gone to separate fools from their money. Please feel free to (mentally) add to this list below Shake weight Thigh master Bowflex Hawaii chair [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E9_amg-Aos4&w=560&h=315] Sorry if you’ve been … Read More

Exercising through difficult times

My parents separated when I was 11 years old and during this difficult time, my father used to cry on my shoulder regularly. Picture that for a second, a grown man crying on a boy’s shoulder.  I had no idea how … Read More

New Year fitness tips

The gym is full of people around this time of the year who are trying to make good on their New Year’s resolutions. They come in like a blaze of glory, thinking a year’s worth of inactivity is made up … Read More

Mental health and fitness

There’s a fine line between sanity and insanity and for some of us it gets finer every day. This crazy world gets the best of us sometimes and when it does, there are lots of fun ways to deal with … Read More

The other side of coaching

Note- This article first appeared here. This is an edited version.  You see them on TV. You see them in the gym and you see them at ball games. Coaches, they’ve got it made, right? They’re strutting along the sideline … Read More

Fit more movement into your day

Fact. You’re made to move and not to sit around watching TV and eating chips. You’re given two legs and a butt for a reason. Another fact. Your brain likes movement, and this helps you become a smarter person. Some … Read More