Improving athletic performance is a specific art that is designed to improve weaknesses and to teach how to activate muscles for power, strength, endurance and agility. Everyone is different, every sport is different. Just because a professional athlete does a certain workout, does not mean you should do it too. As humans, we are all…

Do you feel as if your young athlete is not improving? Do they seem to be tired or sore days after practices or games? Parents do their absolute best to keep up with their young athlete’s daily schedule. They are practicing, taking lessons, and competing two to six days a week.  They play multiple sports…

Frequent short exercise throughout the day, keeps the cardiac surgeon away ~Dr. John Mullen (yes, I just made up this quote and am quoting myself) We’ve dramatically altered our lifestyles in the past few decades. Before the 1960s, obesity was rare. Surprisingly, fitness was also rare. Over the years, our nutrition, lifestyle, and ecosystem have also…

“Why am I not losing weight when I am working hard and eating right?” As a professional trainer, I hear this question all the time. Many people want the quick fix to weight and body fat loss. They have this crazy desire to lose a ton of weight and/or body fat in a short time….

Why should you lift heavy at the gym? Everybody these days wants to lose weight, burn body fat, and/or build muscle. How does one go about it this exactly? Most of the time, people struggle to shed weight or burn body fat because they forget to adjust their diet. People think they can give half effort and…

When you are at the gym, what question do you think gets asked frequently?  How much do you bench press?  Let’s face it, bench press can be a big ego booster for some. What is holding people back is that they do not know how to do it properly.  Knowing the right positioning, what muscle…

It is that time to talk about those so-called “healthy foods” that you think are great for weight loss when they are actually quite the opposite. First of all, just because it says low calorie, low sugar and fat do not mean it is good for you.  This is what advertising companies want you to…

Finding a boot camp class that is best for you, can be challenging.  There are so many different types of there classes out there such as Zumba, Body Pump, CrossFit, Yoga, Pilates and much more.  Have you ever tried boot camp?  What do you think about when you hear boot camp?  You may be thinking…

Recommended by the American College of Sport Science, adults need 150 minutes of exercise a week. We often eat too much for how little we move. If you are looking to lose fat you will need an average of 250 minutes of moderate-intensity, which only comes out to about 50 minutes a day for 5…

“The key ingredient for success in life is the discipline of mind and body. Setting goals and making sure they are accomplished builds discipline. Whatever goal I set for myself, I will first get a mental image in my mind of exactly what it is I want to achieve, then I will be determined and…