Coaching Boundaries

When does personal training become too personal and crosses boundaries? There are boundaries that are seen and unseen. Obvious ones are the boundaries on the sporting field when the ball is out, or the play is dead. Not so obvious … Read More

Exercise Can Save Your Life

And not in the way you’re thinking Exercise will do a lot for you IF you do it. Exercise will:  prevents a myriad of diseases  helps you fit into your favorite pair of pants  provides legal stress relief  helps you … Read More

Limit your mistakes

Starting your fitness journey when everything is shiny, and the gains are coming thick and fast is exciting. You feel like you can’t do anything wrong because every weight you touch turns to muscle. OR You’ve been in this game … Read More

40 days without candy

It’s assumed fitness professionals lead by example. They want to keep up appearances of a healthy lifestyle by posting pictures of their food and workouts on social media. And if they’re ripped, even better. Pictures with little or no clothes … Read More

You have the power

I haven’t had candy for 22 days (as I gave it up for lent) and I’ve made a few observations of myself and some long-held nutritional beliefs during the past 3 weeks. Here they are in no particular order. You’ve … Read More

How to exercise when you’re a parent

If you’re a parent, you know raising kids and all it entails is almost a full-time job. You may have wondered (at one time or another) how could I possibly get or stay in shape when I have to care … Read More

My Shoes

Look at these shoes. They don’t look like much and they’ve definitely seen better days. The shoes were given to me by a friend who is now making God laugh with his offbeat, brutish sense of humor. He’d have you … Read More

The real reason you should exercise

I used to smoke weed. I used to drink a lot. I used to pop every pill under the sun. I used to party till dawn, go to bed and then get up do it all over again. And I … 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 few months … 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