It’s my birthday and I’ll eat if I want too…..

It was my birthday on Wednesday March 6th   . And if I haven’t mentioned it before, I love me some birthdays. Some people run and hide from their birthdays and lie about their age, but not me because I … Read More

Right on cue…………………….

Use your inner voice for good, not evil. … Read More

Why do you exercise?

I had just finished showering after my P.E swim class and I was wearing nothing but a towel, which was around my waist. Then some of the boys in the changing room had dared me to run out and back … Read More

Common exercise mistakes (and how to fix them)

I confidently stepped up to the bar to deadlift 275 pounds. It’s a weight I’ve pulled before without much drama. However, there was only one slight problem this time. I’d never deadlifted sumo style before and other than watching few … Read More

Why you need a coach

  It was the middle of July in the sweltering, unforgiving Texas heat and my football coach was making the team run 200 meter sprint repeats at the END of practice. As you can imagine, we were all thrilled and … Read More

Variety is the spice of fitness

Going to the gym and doing the same old thing day in day out gets boring quickly. Then further down the track, it starts to get harder and harder to drag yourself out of bed each morning when the results … Read More

Out of shape? Start here

Okay, you’re at the gym. Today is the day you will start your exercise program. Your doctor told you to lose 50 pounds, so you’re here. But when you make your way up the stairs you notice your knee hurts, … Read More

Why do you lift?

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OloLS5kTrVs&w=560&h=315] When I first saw this, I laughed so hard I nearly fell out of my chair.  I’ve been lifting for the better part of 25 years, and with skinny arms and legs I definitely don’t look like I … Read More

Fun fitness, fitness fun

Exercise is a reward for the body and never a punishment. Unfortunately, not everyone feels the same way. Go to any gym and witness all those unhappy sweaty people on their torture machines of choice trying to burn off last … Read More