Train Like An Adult

Like most guys starting out in the gym, I did plenty of mirror muscle work.  It was a steady diet of biceps curls, triceps extensions, bench presses and shoulder raises. Any muscle I didn’t see or didn’t care about, didn’t … Read More

Client Spotlight- Consistency

Note- Her name is changed to protect her identity. You could have the best training program in the world, hire the best coaches or you could throw a bunch of money at your health but none of this matters if … Read More

When you don’t feel like exercising, do this……

Let’s get one thing straightened out from the get go. Personal trainers and other fitness professionals are NOT always motivated to exercise. Sometimes I’d rather be at the dentist getting my teeth drilled than be at the gym. All you … Read More

Being injured- curse or blessing?

How many times did you hear this when you were a kid? Mum- “Stop that right this instant. You’re going to hurt yourself.” You- “Look mum, no hands. I can fly.” Mum- “If you could fly, God would’ve given you … Read More

Sleep- Are you getting any?

You’ve been eating right. You’ve put in time at the gym. However, the scale is not budging, and you still look the same when you look in the mirror. Quick question. When’s the last time you had a good night’s sleep? Sleep is … Read More

Injuries happen…here’s how to deal with it

Have you ever played Whack-A-Mole? Those smiling, annoying critters pop up faster than you can smack them down. How I love to thump them into the middle of next week. Sometimes, don’t you feel the same way about those niggling … Read More

Easy mobility

Did the chicken or the egg come first? Who cares? Both the chicken and the egg are delicious. You’re probably wondering what in the heck this has got to do with fitness. Please stay with me for a moment. In … Read More

Recovery training

When you hear the word recovery, you probably think of foam rolling, mobility work, fun stuff like bicep curls or just taking the whole week off. Nothing wrong with those things (except curling in the squat rack) but there’s a … Read More

Overcoming a serious injury

I thought I knew what I was doing; however, my back told me different. That small tweak that I felt on that fateful day was later diagnosed as 3 herniated disks in my lower back. To make matters even worse, … Read More

The best exercise you’re not doing……..

This is a series on exercises that will give you the biggest bang for your exercise buck in and outside of the gym. Today’s exercise is the static back. You should do this because–  it’s a great reset for posture … Read More