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Is it Time to Update Your Workout?

20 May 2011

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Is it Time to Update Your Workout?

So you go in 4-5 times a week.  Run 30 minutes and then do some abs for about 15 mins.  Everything is good right?  WRONG!  Ok, I never meant to discount anyone's efforts at all, but it is a fact that doing the same thing over and over will limit your progress.  If you do […]

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Overcoming the Dreaded Hurdle

5 April 2011

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Overcoming the Dreaded Hurdle

You are on a roll, you have been working out frequently and eating well and then it happens.  You hit that day when something goes wrong, when the stress level is high and you feel like it all starts falling apart.  Everyone, and I mean everyone has these days.  The major difference between people?  How […]

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Weight Loss Tip

3 April 2011

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Weight Loss Tip

I was reading a magazine and came across this short tidbit of information.  Thought it was a very important point that I often bring up to all clients, so I thought I would share it.     "A workout a day keeps the pounds away.  According to a new study at the University of Colorado, […]

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Working Out Friday to the Max

11 February 2011

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Working Out Friday to the Max

Since it is the end of the week, I thought I would relay a killer workout that will keep you moving and engaged.  The key is to switch it up.  I am a firm believer in interval & circuit training to avoid hitting the wall of boredom.  It hurts!  Give it a go and leave […]

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Workout Newbies Series: Part 3

22 January 2011

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RULE #3: Set a Goal!  As a trainer, I know how important it is to have goals to strive for.  Going through life, or your workouts, without a goal in mind can be detrimental to your progression.  Think of it this way, if you start a new task and don't know where the end is, […]

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Workout Newbies Series: Part 1

18 January 2011

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Here is the plan…..being a trainer at a popular commercial gym allows me to see some good, bad, ugly, weird, unfathomable, and What?!?.  I figured it would be helpful if I share some information on what I have experienced over my years training clients who are brand new to the gym and working out.  I […]

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So, You’re Off Today?

17 January 2011

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I have never minded working on these days when a large number of people are off, but having the day off from work means more time to focus on yourself, including errands, relaxation time, and working out.  Use the time wisely, do something great for your body.   Now if you are not one of […]

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It’s Time For a Double Day!

10 January 2011

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Ok, I know what you're saying, how am I supposed to do a double day when I can barely get in a single day?  I am not blind to the fact that most schedules are packed with work, family, social events, and just plain living.  BUT…..I have an answer and I don't care how busy […]

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Are You Intimidated?

3 January 2011

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If you're one of the "newbies" or someone who has worked out for quite some time, being intimidated in a busy gym is normal.  I have many clients come to me with the fear of working out because they don't know what to do!  They don't want to look like the person who doesn't know […]

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Post Christmas Push

27 December 2010

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Now that the "holidays" are pretty much complete, it is the time to regain composure and reevaluate your workouts.  This is the time to get going before the New year's Resolution groups begins flooding in.  How do you deal with the onslaught of people that hit the gym for the first 2 months of the […]

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