Writing Your Own Exercise Program

Disclaimer Writing exercise programs is a mixture between science, guesswork and good judgement.  This article is kept simple, so you don’t get lost in the details so you can concentrate on getting results. Please consult your doctor if you’re starting … Read More

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

5 considerations for the older exerciser……

Ever heard of the saying ‘you’re as only as old as you feel’ or ‘you’re only as old as the person you feel?’ According to this line of thinking, I’m an old dude. Now if my wife reads this, I’m … Read More

Do (what works for) you………

In fitness as in life, there are no absolutes. However, according to the so-called fitness influencers on social media or broadcast media you must do A, B, C to get X, Y and Z. Because if it works for them, … 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

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

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

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 Sorry if you’ve been sucked … Read More