Booty Workout

This program was created when I first started personal training professionally.  A client was looking to develop her posterior, and though I knew that squats and lunges were good, I wanted to go the extra mile, to make sure nothing was missing from the workout. So off to the library I went that weekend, borrowing… Continue reading Booty Workout

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 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

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

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