This is a concern, and many times an excuse, for many people I talk with. I have long said doing something is better than nothing. Even if all you have is 20 minutes you can accomplish a lot as long as you are doing the right exercises at the right intensity. When doing cardio work, … Continue reading I don’t have much time to exercise.
Do you ride the exercise bike or walk on a treadmill for long periods of time and feel like you aren't getting the results you want? Try interval training to burn those calories and improve your cardiovascular capabilities. There are many names trainers give this but essentially it is increasing your output for a period … Continue reading Interval training to burn calories!
If you are looking to get in shape, joining a gym is one route to take. However, the cost of a membership is something that holds people back. This doesn't give you an excuse not to exercise. A pair of tennis shoes and pavement are all you need to get started. Walking is a great … Continue reading I can’t afford a gym membership!!
The fitness industry is a breeding ground for exercise fads that come and go. Some fade out quickly, some stick around for a while. New equipment is introduced all the time as a fitness pro endorses it as the only thing you need and they are sold on late night TV. My take on that … Continue reading Lift those weights!
I have long been an advocate for having good eating habits and good exercise habits as a means to lose weight and keep it off. It just makes sense that having these things clicking together would put someone in the best position to have a healthy weight. For many, however, this is a scenario that … Continue reading Eat for weight loss/maintenance
I have been training clients for 16 years and I have always spent time when we first meet finding out about them, what their goals are, what their limitations are and why they are exercising. While getting all this information together is very important, I have found that last bit of info, why they are … Continue reading Who do you exercise for?
In my line of work, historically, people went to a personal trainer to improve their appearance. They wanted to lose weight, get "six pack" abs and look good at the pool. Now, with the crazy cost of sick care, people are really looking at exercise as a way to be healthy so they don't end … Continue reading Your health and wealth