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 yelling and screaming instructions at their players. Or it’s the personal trainers at your gym … Continue reading The other side of coaching

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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 gym was prompted by personal humiliation. I was skinny and unhealthy adult, and a friend held a … Continue reading How you can start an exercise routine from scratch

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 few months now. How did I get to this point?  Let me explain. I’ve been … Continue reading Why I hate gyms

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. In my role as a Personal trainer, I’ve seen people come in for a while, quit and then come back … Continue reading How NOT to get results (from exercise)

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 gym newbie from a dumbbell rack away. The men (usually) make a beeline to the … Continue reading How to start in the gym

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 and sexier in April. I expect this program to get you better results but I’m … Continue reading Do you want to train with me?

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 to a fault, loving father and you felt special when you were around him. He … Continue reading Now, that’s personal