Plant a Fitness Seed in Someone

Although a love of fitness and good health has mostly been attributed to my own ego, looking back, the truth is there was luck involved; to be surrounded by many people that planted a fitness seed. Of course there were people seen on television; professional athletes like Kirby Puckett, and martials artists like Jean Claude… Continue reading Plant a Fitness Seed in Someone

Simple Top Training Focus Technique

When an exercise movement starts to get tough, the body will always encourage taking the path of least resistance.  It’s always good practice to listen to these signals, but everyone has a different pain threshold when that nagging muscle burn starts, and sometimes if one is more sensitive to that muscle burn, it can be… Continue reading Simple Top Training Focus Technique

The Best and Simplest Exercise of All

“Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.”  -Wallace Stevens Movement in any form is the oldest form of exercise known to humans, but walking especially is something we’ve always done as soon as we could.  The benefits are innumerable, the importance immeasurable, particularly when walking outside. As babies, it’s the moment when… Continue reading The Best and Simplest Exercise of All

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

Top 3 Excuses for an Unhealthy Lifestyle Debunked

1. “I’m not going to live forever.” Eating healthy has never been about life extension for me, but that’s often the snarky response.  It’s about having good energy day to day, and not dragging your sluggish feet through life accompanied by a slowed mind in a mental fog, much like a zombie that craves fast… Continue reading Top 3 Excuses for an Unhealthy Lifestyle Debunked

Tai Chi and Road Rage

Though I haven’t attended a church service since about fourth grade, I play basketball at a church on Thursdays with my best workout friend Titus, (mentioned in the The High Intense Cardiovascular Countdown Method.) That’s the only time I ever go to church, as I’ve always thought it was a waste of time, the air always… Continue reading Tai Chi and Road Rage

Forgotten Exercise Program of the Week “Tae Bo.”

Remember “Tae Bo?” It’s one of those somewhat forgotten infomercial exercises that I think is going to be making a comeback, along with “Sweatin’ to the Oldies,”  and “Jazzercise.” I only kid, I pray to the fitness Gods (Milo of Crete, Musashi, Morihei Ueshiba, Jack Lalanne) that those don’t make a comeback, but Tae Bo? Bring… Continue reading Forgotten Exercise Program of the Week “Tae Bo.”