Plug and play training routines

Two huge factors to overcome in your quest to look, move and feel better are Showing up. You know, going to the gym and trainingWhat am I going to do today? Now, I can write to my fingers bleed about your need to show up. Because without it nothing gets done.  Whatever you need to … Continue reading Plug and play training routines

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What you need to know about sets

Note- This article first appeared here. This is an edited version.  When I first started lifting, I had no idea about all the different types sets. When I went to the gym, I would saunter over to the dumbbell rack and bust open my biceps with some curls. And when I did curls, I did … Continue reading What you need to know about sets

The right tool for the job

There’s been a lot of fitness fads that have come and gone to separate fools from their money. Please feel free to (mentally) add to this list below Shake weightThigh masterBowflexHawaii chair Sorry if you’ve been sucked in by one of those. However, you should’ve known better. And fitness gimmicks do sell for a while … Continue reading The right tool for the job

New Year fitness tips

The gym is full of people around this time of the year who are trying to make good on their New Year’s resolutions. They come in like a blaze of glory, thinking a year’s worth of inactivity is made up for in an instant. However, some of these people flame out in a week or … Continue reading New Year fitness tips

Stressed? You should do this

There is two certainties in life, death and taxes. However, when you’re older, you can add stress to that list too. Stress (bad stress in particular) is something you encounter regularly at work, home or on the road. For example, when someone cuts you off in traffic. Who does he think he is? Jerk.   … Continue reading Stressed? You should do this

Keep It Simple (Stupid)

Imagine, for a moment, you’re about to parachute out of an airplane. You look out the door and realize how far you’re about to jump. You’re probably thinking Shit, that’s a long way down I hope my chute works What the heck I’m doing? I’m out However, I want you to admire the view from … Continue reading Keep It Simple (Stupid)

What am I doing today?

It’s often said that 99% of success in the weight room is just showing up because if you don’t, nothing will happen. The other 1% of success is, what am I doing today? When you’re dragging yourself to the gym tired, hungry, stressed or all three, there’s only so much brain power left to make … Continue reading What am I doing today?