My 4 Favorite Stability Ball Exercises

Have you seen those big round stability balls at the gym or a sporting goods store? They look like oversized beach balls but believe it or not; the stability ball is a great tool to improve your balance and strengthen … Read More

4 Exercises For Stronger Hip Flexors

Muscles like the hip flexors need to be strong and flexible, but most people spend a lot of time stretching them. When it comes to hip flexors, you know to stretch them. Stretching the hip flexors helps improve hip mobility … Read More

4 Grip Strength Exercises To Improve Your Life

Recently, after returning from Australia and getting back into training, I discovered my grip strength had decreased. Heavy things that were not hard to grip before almost seemed impossible to do when I got back. Grip strength is a use-it-or-lose-it … Read More

4 Medicine Ball Exercises You Should Be Doing

One of my favorite things do to is to play with my (medicine) ball(s). My wife doesn’t understand my fascination and she passes it off to being a man. Go figure. But IMO medicine balls are a fantastic tool to … Read More

4 Considerations For The Middle-Age Exerciser

A while ago I wrote this popular article on exercise considerations for older adults. Now I’m taking a crack at the middle-age exerciser because I’m right there at 51. Not exactly old but no spring chicken either. There are things I … Read More

6 Unilateral Exercises For Balanced Strength

Unilateral exercises are essential for strength. When I started lifting weights, strength wasn’t even on my radar. I wanted to put on slabs of muscle to help me with the women and to make me harder to push around. Just … Read More

6 Isolation Trainings For Flex Appeal

Here Are 6 Isolation Trainings to make your muscles pop It was an early morning just like any other morning at the T. Boone Pickens YMCA. I was guzzling coffee, waiting for my next client to arrive when a woman … Read More

6 Must Do Exercises Part 2– Pulling

Pulling is an extremely important exercise to do The hard part is over. You made it to the gym (or you’re at home all set up) and that’s usually half the battle.  Now you’re ready, what’s the plan Stan?  This … Read More

Happy Feet Happy Life

Paying attention to your feet pays great dividends If you’re a married man, you’re familiar with the term ‘happy wife, happy life.’ If for some reason or another you’ve upset her, you’ve experienced how she can make your life less … Read More

Fight The Forward Head

There is a silent epidemic bought on by the technological age. It’s forward head posture. Forward head posture (or ihunch) is the combination of slouched-forward shoulders and rounded upper back that’s a result of modern-day living and working conditions. Looking down at … Read More