Personal Training Tip, The Two Types of Clients

I was having a discussion with one of my old martial arts instructors a few years back (Instructor Dave, mentioned in Tai Chi and Road Rage) and he was giving all sorts of valuable advice, when the discussing came to teaching methods, and how to motivate students. He said there’s only two types of training;… Continue reading Personal Training Tip, The Two Types of Clients

The Only 5 Exercise Tools You Need

These tools combined shouldn’t cost you more than $100 total, about the cost of two months at a gym membership, with the major difference being that these could last you a lifetime (I’ve had my K-Mart barbell set since 1993) and it still works perfect. 1. The Human Body (free) You only get one, but… Continue reading The Only 5 Exercise Tools You Need

The Liebster and Real Neat Blog Awards

I checked the messages today, and after replying to a few, I scrolled up and saw I was nominated for “The Liebster Award,” by The Whip Traveler (who has a very cool blog about his travels, accompanied with a really good eye for photography, often accompanied by a brief history behind the location he’s taking the… Continue reading The Liebster and Real Neat Blog Awards

Add Some Controlled Crazy Into Your Life

There’s a wide spectrum of crazy when it comes to nature in the wild. There’s ranges of controlled crazy.  There’s crazy like a fox, who uses cleverness to achieve his goals.  There’s crazy like a honey badger, who seems to just not care, but often ends up okay, because of the ferociousness of it’s craziness.… Continue reading Add Some Controlled Crazy Into Your Life

3 Fun POWER Training Exercises

“You’re only young once, but you can stay immature indefinitely.” -Ambrose Bierce Let’s face it; Working out can suck.  The fun often doesn’t come until after the workout is done, when the endorphins you earned are pumping through mind and body. There’s a reason the word “work” is within “workout.” Doing it the right way… Continue reading 3 Fun POWER Training Exercises

The One Fun Stress Relieving Exercise Everyone Should Try

“I love boxing.  There’s something fierce about using your body’s force that way.” -Sophia Bush There was a study done in the seventies about the stress relief benefits of hitting a pillow.  I also read an article in “Maximum Fitness” quite a few years ago that said hitting something for 20 minutes was equal to… Continue reading The One Fun Stress Relieving Exercise Everyone Should Try

Top 3 Fitness Channels on YouTube

One aspect that can make fitness more confusing than ever today is the plethora of conflicting information available to the viewing audience, both good and bad.  Twenty years ago, you would go to the library, bookstore, or martial arts store and could for the most part obtain a book and be relatively confident that the… Continue reading Top 3 Fitness Channels on YouTube