Do you see a monster in the mirror?

Do you see a monster in the mirror?

You wake up, wash your face, brush your teeth, and look in the mirror every day. What we see is different from others. Do you see a monster? Have you heard of thin people saying I’m so big? Why is that? Let’s analyze why this is the case. First, we are our...
Prioritize your goal

Prioritize your goal

Weight loss, increasing muscle mass, improving athletic performance, getting in shape, there are endless reasons to exercise. “Kei, I want to increase my vertical.” This was what my 70-year old client told me and I asked why. His answer was “just...
Patience is a virtue

Patience is a virtue

You exercise, eat right, and do everything you’re supposed to get to your goal. However, you aren’t seeing results. Negativity, self-doubt, and motivation to continue drops. “This isn’t working for me. I quit” How many times have you said...
Results speak for itself

Results speak for itself

When they say actions speak louder than words, this is especially true when it comes to results. People can verbalize what they want to achieve, but actually getting to their fitness goal is a whole different subject. There are two types of clients: one that voices...
Freak out weight routine

Freak out weight routine

Its almost summertime and that beautiful sunny days are coming. You step on the scale and…………BAM! It’s at its all-time high and you need to get that weight down. My suggestion to clients is to start holding yourself accountable. This...
Summer prep routine

Summer prep routine

May gray is officially ending and we are on the verge of summer. That lovely California weather is coming. Sunny blue skies, mid-80’s weather, and long days. People wear less fabric and its time to show off your arms, right? I start incorporating more cardio...
Don’t play the “why me” victim

Don’t play the “why me” victim

We all had days where everything goes wrong and nothing seems to be going right. “Why me?” Have you ever said that? Life can get stressful, but the longer you let it linger, the harder it is to bounce back. When I have a bad day, I make sure to remind...
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,...

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