19 more reasons why you should get off the couch

You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink. The same goes for exercise too. Everyone knows exercise is good for their health and waistline but, we’re still getting fatter despite more people joining gyms in record droves. Rise in U.S Gym memberships   So, what gives? I have a few … Continue reading 19 more reasons why you should get off the couch

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How NOT to get results (from exercise)

Some people join the gym with great intentions and when things don’t go their way, they leave with bad intentions and go back to attacking their favorite pint of ice cream instead of the weights. In my role as a Personal trainer, I’ve seen people come in for a while, quit and then come back … Continue reading How NOT to get results (from exercise)

New year’s fitness tips

Everyone likes a tip. A tip that is actionable and helps you reach your goal or  outcome you desire. The best fitness tips usually revolve around consistency, efficiency and lifting tricks. Because let’s face it, if you have no consistency or no back up plan when life gets hairy, the best program in the world … Continue reading New year’s fitness tips

Winter training tips

The leaves are changing color, the winds are blowing and old man winter is starting to knock at your door. It’s that dreaded time when the temperature and your motivation to exercise drops faster than Usain Bolt winning the 100 meters. You either cannot get out of bed to do your usual workout, the cold … Continue reading Winter training tips

Easy exercise

You may’ve heard the following exercise phrases before. “Go hard or go home.” “No pain, no gain.” “Pain is a weakness leaving the body.” “Sweat is fat crying.” “If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you.” If your goal is to get stronger, lose weight or build muscle, exercise will be somewhat intense, uncomfortable … Continue reading Easy exercise

How to build your own training routine- Part Two

Please read Part One before continuing. This post goes into the formats you’ll be using for your training/program writing, depending on your goal chosen in part one. Use this workout card for the templates below. The templates Fat Loss training After your warm up, you’ll start with a strength exercise, lifting a heavier weight for … Continue reading How to build your own training routine- Part Two

The best exercise you’re not doing…….

This is a weekly series on exercise that will give you the biggest bang for your exercise buck in and out of the gym. Today’s exercise is the table push away. You should do this because– you shouldn't keep eating until your plate is empty, you should stop when you're feeling full. Makes your everyday … Continue reading The best exercise you’re not doing…….