6 Must Do Exercises Part 4-The Hinge

The hard part is over. You made it to the gym and that is usually half the battle.  Now that you are there, what are you going to do?  This is where a lot of people get stuck but don’t … Read More

Get Back In The Saddle E-Book

ATTENTION: BUSY WOMEN WHO ARE STARTING THEIR FITNESS JOURNEY…. AGAIN –——————————————————————————————————————- Once beginning exerciser and now experienced Certified Personal Trainer Shane McLean has the perfect program for you to get started with exercise……… again. This time making it count! Get … Read More

Exercising With Resistance Bands

Resistance bands are a cheaper alternative when money is tight Recently, I’ve been in the market for more dumbbells and weight plates for Outback Performance and two things struck me. One there’s not much in stock and two, what’s there … Read More

Keeping It Simple

Keeping it simple makes exercise easier You know the book (Insert Subject Here) For Dummies? It breaks down a subject into its simplest form to understand a subject better. People who haven’t been blessed with all the smarts are able … Read More

Up Down Down Up Workout

Now before you get your mind in the gutter over the up down, down up reference (mine is always there) please let me explain. It has nothing to do about sex, but it will help make you sexier. Intrigued yet? … Read More

Stress Free Holiday Exercise Plan

So easy even my mum can do it. 😊 Ah, it’s the time of year where all the media outlets are trotting out their experts on how to prevent holiday weight gain and stress. This advice doesn’t change from year … Read More

Joining A Gym Vs Training At Home

Confession time. I haven’t been training in a commercial gym for well over 18 months now. Because since I moved to Louisiana, I’ve be training in my garage gym Outback Performance. After training in gyms on and off for almost 30 … 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

Exercise And Mental Health

I don’t mean to start this mental health article out on a downer but a good friend of mine recently took his own life. And he seemed to have it all together. He Was happily married man of 5 years … Read More

Strength Training for Arthritis 101

Note- These is general advice on exercising with arthritis. It doesn’t attempt to differentiate between the different types of arthritis and the pain it causes. If you’ve never strength trained before, please consult your doctor. Our bones (and bodies) are … Read More