3 Tips To Bust Through Your Plateaus

When the scale or barbell isn’t budging use these 3 tips to bust through your plateaus Note- this is a new and improved version of this article and version also appeared here. This is my edited version. Progress in the … Read More

Exercise And Mental Health

I don’t mean to start this mental health article out on a downer but a good friend of mine recently took his own life. And he seemed to have it all together. He Was happily married man of 5 years … Read More

5 Ways To Get More Comfortable With Exercise

The first time I entered a gym, I was intimidated, nervous and not very comfortable. I was 6 ft 2, 130 pounds soaking wet and surrounded by huge dudes lifting huge weights. And here’s me, who knew bugger all about … Read More

6 Ways To Make Fitness Stick

People need to reach rock bottom to realize something has to change.   And rock bottom could look something like A heart attack Being extremely overweight and not being able to get up off the floor Drug addiction Chronic pain … Read More

5 Simple Ways To Improve Your Health

Obesity rates are rising every year. According to World Population Review there are 2.1 billion people (70 million in the US) who classify as obese and 3 million people a year die of obesity related diseases. Furthermore, 30.3 million Americans … Read More

Client Spotlight- Consistency

Note- Her name is changed to protect her identity. You could have the best training program in the world, hire the best coaches or you could throw a bunch of money at your health but none of this matters if … Read More

Strength Training for Arthritis 101

Note- These is general advice on exercising with arthritis. It doesn’t attempt to differentiate between the different types of arthritis and the pain it causes. If you’ve never strength trained before, please consult your doctor. Our bones (and bodies) are … Read More

To Get Fit Show This….

For the longest time, I treated my body like a garbage can. Excesses of booze, late nights, fried foods and other illicit substances were common place. The only thing I cared about was having a great time, getting wasted and … Read More

Client Spotlight- Overcoming obstacles

Note- This person wishes to remain anonymous, so his name is changed. Recently, Mike hired me to help him lose weight, help ease his chronic pain and to improve his health. Nothing earth shattering here, because most people hire personal … Read More

Exercise: It’s not all about you

My friend looked at me without my shirt on and suggested lifting a weight or two would save me from having a body of a child while being an adult. And that was all the encouragement I needed. I joined … Read More