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

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

Top 5 Training Client Pet Peeves, and Ways to Correct Them

First, for all of these rules, (as with most things in life,) honesty is the best policy, and the vast majority of people will always respect that.  Like my Uncle Dan once told me, as long as people know you’re in their corner they’re going to give you the benefit of the doubt. Here are… Continue reading Top 5 Training Client Pet Peeves, and Ways to Correct Them

Back and Bicep’s Workout

I was inspired to write this back and bicep’s workout off of “Johnny Two Plates,” Blog where he has some good workouts, along with an often very humorous delivery. I’ve never been one to neglect my biceps (this isn’t completely bragging, keep reading). It’s always the first thing most people notice when looking at an… Continue reading Back and Bicep’s Workout

The High Intense Cardiovascular Countdown Method

Whenever going on a hike I’ve developed a rule of thumb that started a few years ago; anytime there is an uphill incline I have to sprint up it. If it’s a longer hill, like some that are within one the favorite local parks, “Sunfish Lake Park,” (where there are a lot of small hills and… Continue reading The High Intense Cardiovascular Countdown Method

The Myth of Losing Muscle Mass as you Age

Well, it’s not a myth, but the amount of muscle mass you lose as you age has been overblown by quite a bit. I remember reading something a while back something to the effect that people really start aging when they start talking about getting older every day, and stop, or greatly reduce their engagement… Continue reading The Myth of Losing Muscle Mass as you Age

5 Best Exercises to Maximize Workout Time

A few weeks ago I wrote a blog “Inexpensive Clean Eating Shopping Tips” where I talked about how when it comes to budget grocery shopping, the goal is to maximize your nutritional value for the minimum amount of money spent, and the best foods to purchase towards that pursuit, and which grocer’s seem to have the best… Continue reading 5 Best Exercises to Maximize Workout Time