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...
Stay HUMBLE

Stay HUMBLE

Humble. This is a word I use with my young athletes. “Stay humble.” The meaning of this is to instill a mindset to focus on what needs to be done to excel. In sports, there’s always someone that’s better. So how do you beat them? WORK HARD....
Its okay to fail?

Its okay to fail?

Okay to fail? What do you mean by that, Kei? “I thought failure wasn’t a option?” In fitness, failure is what we NEED to go through. It shows that you tried and just didn’t work. The main thing is whether you learned something from the...
Keto diet (my take)

Keto diet (my take)

Keto diet. Now before I get into details, this is just my personal take on it. Just like any diets out there, I believe there is something that works for everybody. However, doing the research beforehand is key and if you haven’t heard of it, then that is the...
That’s BAD for you

That’s BAD for you

BAD. “I heard that’s not good for the body. Deadlfits are bad for you. Squats are bad for the knees” We hear this ever so often when it comes to a particular exercise. For me, it depends on the person. For someone that went through back surgery, I...
To eat or not before workout?

To eat or not before workout?

You want to maximize your workout. Does eating beforehand play a part in your performance? As personal trainers, we get asked this question quite a bit. Before we get into specifics, there are few variables you want to consider. First, is the time you workout. If you...
Benefits of being fit: AKA beneFIT

Benefits of being fit: AKA beneFIT

Benefits of exercise. Good for the heart, lowers cholesterol, keeps you young, increases bone density; the lists goes on. For me, the one benefit that I like is the fact that it allows me to do more activity. This past weekend, I went to a rock climbing gym for the...
Plan for FOOTBALL

Plan for FOOTBALL

Football. Ah, its that time again ladies and gentlemen. We got college started last week (yes, USC is still undefeated 1-0) and this week we got the pros. NFL season kicks off this Thursday and what does that mean for us who love watching? A LOT of sitting. This means...

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