Show of hands (for the ladies), how many of us will go straight to the cardio machines when we step into the gym. As someone who goes to the gym often, whether to do personal training or to train myself, I see most women go straight to the treadmill or elliptical. Is there a sign [...]
Meatless Monday is something that my wife and I started to do a while ago. This week, I introduced it to my parents with reluctant acceptance. In an effort to create a healthier household full of more greens and vegetables, without dependence on meat, this was the second step. Over the last few months, both [...]
Kettlebells are a great way to ramp up heart rate; the ultimate combination of cardio and strength. When done correctly, Kettlebell training not only works the posterior chain, meaning the back, butt and hamstrings, but it is a safe and effective way to strengthen shoulders and a great substitute for people who prefer not to [...]
As a personal trainer, clients often ask me what should I eat after workouts or after my run? If you’re looking for wheat free, gluten free, low sugar and low calorie option packed with fiber, protein, calcium and loads of other great nutrients essential for fat loss and weight loss, look no further than this [...]
Even just the mention of this frozen, creamy dessert conjures up feelings of summer picnics, fast-food drive-ins and birthday parties galore. However, is it really something that we all should be enjoying with reckless abandon? Conventional, store-bought ice cream, although often a delicious and cooling treat on a hot day, contains ingredients which are questionable [...]
Many people hit the gym expecting to lose weight straight away. Well the truth of the matter is weight truly doesn’t matter, it’s how you look and feel right? Isn’t that what we’re really after? Once the body fat begins the melt away and your lean mass is stimulated, your clothes will fit differently and that is a clear sign that you are on the right path to your fat loss goals.
You’re young and active, just got out of college not too long ago; but you’re starting to feel old…Well, you’re not feeling old, but your body is starting to speak to you in ways that it never has before. Suddenly you’re not recovering as fast as you used to and little things are becoming bigger [...]
If you’re not getting the results you’re looking for then check out these common fitness mistakes made by men and women in gyms all over the world. Missing your post workout snack – not fueling your muscles after a workout is a common mistake. Your body needs a balance of protein, carbohydrates and fat. Eating [...]