2019: Every year is a new year

2019: Every year is a new year

2019. Yes, we have officially kicked off the new year. With every calendar year changing, I like to reflect on what happened the prior. Personally, I had a lot of stuff that happened. Got a dog, got engaged, then got married. So let’s just say my life has...
Stop the domino

Stop the domino

Domino effect of weight gain during the holidays. It’s December 17 as I write this. Most of you already had your holiday party or are about to have one and subsequently gained weight from the madness. Chocolate, candy, chips, cake, cookies, hot cocoa, peppermint...
Importance of biomechanics

Importance of biomechanics

Biomechanics. I incorporate this heavily in my training sessions, making sure all my clients are moving WITHOUT compensation. First thing I do with clients is assessing how their body moves during exercise. These movements are squats, lunges, single leg balance,...
Why do I need to be athletic?

Why do I need to be athletic?

Athletic. “Why do I need this?” “I don’t need to be.” This is what my 75 year old client told me the other day. If you come from a sports background, you know the benefits of being athletic. However, for those that do not, this is where a...
Extreme gluttony

Extreme gluttony

Gluttony: excess in eating. That’s the definition of the word on the web. Does this ring a bell for you during Thanksgiving? Well, it does for me. If its not turkey, then its mashed potatoes, cranberry, stuffing, mac n’ cheese, bread, casserole, ice cream,...
Extraordinary: not all about the FUN stuff

Extraordinary: not all about the FUN stuff

Extraordinary stuff is all over social media. People dead lifting 700-lbs, bench pressing 300-lbs, seniors running marathons under 3 hours, the list is endless on how remarkable these videos are. However, most of the videos we watch only show the glory. The stuff we...
Favorite candy: sour patch kids

Favorite candy: sour patch kids

What is YOUR favorite candy? Chocolate, hard, peanut butter, taffy, sour, liquorice, candy corn, jelly beans, lollipops, cotton candy, the list goes on with the types available. I remember my favorite was always Sour Patch Kids. I may sneak a pack here and there...
Train your mental

Train your mental

Mental. When you have been training for a long time, you know the importance of the mind. In sports, no matter how much talent you have, if you don’t have the mental aspect, you will not last. From a quote from Constantin Stanislavski, “talent is nothing...

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