Are you sleeping well?

Are you sleeping well?

“My neck hurts from the workout.” “My back is killing me, must be the deadlifts we did.” I hear this all the time. As a personal trainer, we have to listen to our client’s needs. Yes, the workouts can affect how the body feels. However,...
That’s not good for you

That’s not good for you

Ever heard this from a friend or family? This could be from the style of workout, type of food, supplements you take, etc. The fitness industry is ever evolving. New research suggesting that certain exercises are more harmful than benefiting. Then we have the social...
Take care of your feet

Take care of your feet

Feet: its what you stand on, put pressure on when you walk, beat up during the day. Our foot goes through a lot of stress and because we wear shoes with support, it sometimes masks the underlying problem of underdeveloped foot muscles. So what are ways you can take...
A colorful plate is the way to go

A colorful plate is the way to go

This is what I always tell my clients. Make sure your plate is colorful. Colors equal vegetables. Green onions, yams, tomatoes, garlic, carrots, turnips, asparagus, beets, cabbage, pumpkin, squash, the list goes on and all these vegetables are colorful. The benefits...
Do I need to increase my activity?

Do I need to increase my activity?

This is a question I get asked all the time. “I’m gaining weight, do I need to increase my activity?” “I need to work out more, right?” Before I say yes, there’s a couple of things to address. First, is to understand that nutrition...
5-min mile average for a  marathon?

5-min mile average for a marathon?

Just this past weekend, we had the LA marathon. 26.2 miles. The first place finisher was 2 hours and 11 minutes. This translates to about a 5 minute mile. FOR 26 miles. Let’s analyze this 5 minute mile average. If you have ran on the treadmill, the speed you are...
Rookie mistake #1: forgetting shoes

Rookie mistake #1: forgetting shoes

Has this happened to you? Worked all day, looking forward to working off your stress, then drive to the gym, and when you get there you noticed you forgot your SHOES. “Rookie mistake.” This is what I tell people. Put at least one pair of shoes in your...

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