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

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

How you can start an exercise routine from scratch

Getting started is hard. Whether you’re doing something for the first time or starting up again after a break, taking the first step is difficult. You’ve all been there at some stage, correct?     My first foray into the … Read More

Why I hate gyms

Note- This is the authors opinion only. Hate is a strong word, but I got your attention, didn’t I?     It’s more an extreme dislike of commercial membership-based gyms and it’s been festering like a bad smell for a … Read More

How NOT to get results (from exercise)

Some people join the gym with great intentions and when things don’t go their way, they leave with bad intentions and go back to attacking their favorite pint of ice cream instead of the weights. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LnqS6BnskIE&w=560&h=315] In my role … Read More

How to start in the gym

I’ve been training consistently for over 15 years which makes me ancient in the gym years. I’m so old I remember when there were no TV’s on treadmills and the internet came through the phone line. I can smell a … Read More

Do you want to train with me?

THIS IS A NEW EXPERIMENT! I’m looking for no more than 4 women aged 35-55 frustrated that they aren’t getting the results that they want in the gym to test an online fitness program with the intention of getting stronger … Read More

Now, that’s personal

My friend and former client Greg Hodak passed away Saturday night surrounded by family and friends. To say God broke the mold when he made Greg would be an understatement. He was one of a kind. Larger than life, generous … 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 no … Read More

Now, that’s personal

Since being a personal trainer I’ve had Two clients pass away Three who have beaten cancer A former client and friend who’s currently battling cancer One who’s got dementia Several clients who have had their joints replaced When studying to … Read More