A Glimpse of What I do

When I tell people that I do mobile personal training and group training, I often get responses like, “What do you do with your clients, P90X, Zumba?”  I’ve never done Zumba, and never do I plan to.  P90X, I don’t know anybody that actually completed the whole program, I think those DVDs are collecting moreContinue reading “A Glimpse of What I do”

Recap: Complete Shoulder and Hip Training Workshop

A few weekends ago, I went to a workshop in St. Louis that was put on by Dean Somerset and Tony Gentilcore.  Now I don’t expect you to know who they are unless you are in the fitness industry, but they are each kind of a big deal. Tony is cofounder of Cressey Sports PerformanceContinue reading “Recap: Complete Shoulder and Hip Training Workshop”

Changes to Make in Your Diet

Many people are all or nothing when it comes to working out or eating better.  Research shows that this type of behavior usually doesn’t lead to long term results.  Instead, you should focus on making changes slowly, so that they become habits and not just a temporary fix. If you view these changes as temporary,Continue reading “Changes to Make in Your Diet”

What Exactly Is the Core?

When people talk about the core, they often think of just your abdominals.  It is not that simple.  The muscles of the core can be divided into three categories, the local stabilization system, global stabilization system, and movement system. The local stabilization system is made up of muscles that attach directly to the spine.  TheyContinue reading “What Exactly Is the Core?”

Gluten Free: Is it necessary?

A very popular trend in nutrition right now is going gluten free. First of all, I will explain what it is. Gluten is a protein in wheat and other related grains like barley and rye. There are known diseases and conditions that should avoid it such as celiac disease or people with known gluten sensitivity.Continue reading “Gluten Free: Is it necessary?”

Supplements: Things You Should Consider First

If you are considering taking a supplement to enhance your training, lose weight, or for health benefits, there are some factors you should take into consideration. There are supplement labels and there a food labels.  In order for something to get a food label, it has to be approved by the FDA. Most supplements haveContinue reading “Supplements: Things You Should Consider First”