Post 17: My Christmas present to you. Free supplements from Pro Grade

The holidays are here and this means everyone is stressed, broke and tired….I mean joyous and full of Christmas cheer. Whatever. You know I have chosen to promote Pro Grade Nutrition as my supplement company. They are one of the few companies that has a GMP tested facility meaning that the potency of the ingredients […]

How Much should you pay for a personal trainer?

“How much should you pay for a personal trainer?” This is an update on a post I did a couple of years ago. My thought is you need to consider 2 other questions. “Do I need Personal Training?” “Can I afford a personal trainer?” So if you let me, I will address all 3 of these questions. […]

Post 15: Best Weight Loss Advice….Ever?

This is a great article from the guys at Pro Grade Nutrition. People have been asking me why I decided to support Pro Grade instead of going with other well known ( multi-level Marketing ) companies. For me there are a couple of reasons. Pro Grade is not a mlm. I not trying to recruit […]

Post 14: Are You Going to Make a New Year’s Resolution to be Fit? Part 1

 Is this the year you are going to turn your life around and finally get in shape? Very cool. I have been training a number of people for a long time so I thought I would give you a couple of tips to get you started. You can disagree with me if you want but […]

Post 13: Gain 5-10 pounds over the holidays. Why not?

 If you are reading this you are in luck because I going to give you a gift. No, not 15% off coupon or the latest exotic berry juice from Polynesia. I am going to give you a different way to look at the holidays. Now think about this for a minute. The time from Thanksgiving […]

Post 12: M Factor Fitness- what is it all about

Here is a question I get all the time. ” What exactly is M Factor Fitness and do you train people better than you write?” The answer is yes. I am a much better trainer than writer and thank you for asking. If I had to define it, I would say that M Factor Fitness […]

The 7 Worst Ways to Find A Personal Trainer

The 7 Worst Ways To Find A Personal Trainer   So you have finally decided to take the plunge and look for a personal trainer. These can be murky waters, my friend. Being a personal trainer, I thought it might be a good idea to give you my two cents. Instead of what to do, […]

Post 10: Value of B Vitamins in Cutting Heart Disease Risk Challenged

Here is the link, http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE63M4UR20100423. In my humble opinion, the leading predictor of heart disease is genetics. Anything else may have a slight effect but as the article points out it is very hard to isolate any causes. There are too many variables.Exercise is the most important factor in surviving heart disease although it may […]

Post 8: Shoulder and Arm Workout #1

Here is a good, fast workout I did Saturday. All you need is a bench or steps and a couple of dumbbells or bands. When you see the reps, please understand that I am picking a weight that will allow me to fall just short of the expected number of reps. After I go to […]

Katherine Switzer

Women’s Workout Myths

I am going to focus on women and why your workout isn’t working for you. Please don’t get offended by anything I say or get your feelings hurt. We are just going to chat about workout myths. I am just going to give you an honest opinion on how you can change your workout to […]

Post 6: Can you Be Healthy and Still Eat Fast Food?

Here is an interesting article I ran across.Just another reminder that nutrition and fitness is not a black and white issue. Actually I enjoy fast food as a cheat meal. It is a great guilty pleasure but I don’t overlook the damage it causes and I try to keep it to a minimum.The one thing […]

Why Women Try to lose weight but gain fat.

Why some women who want to lose weight end up gaining fat. This is a very touchy and complicated topic. I think it is best to approach it by looking at cultural reasons and biological reasons. My niche in the training world is the population between 40-70, both male and female. I love working with […]

Quickie Body Weight Workouts

Quickie Bodyweight Workouts are essential to getting in shape. Why? Because having quick workouts you can do without equpiment bridges the gap betweena full workout session and missing your training. It is too easy to skip your training because you: Don’t have enough time. The gym is too far away. The weather is bad. It […]

Boost Your Weight loss with Omega 3 fats

Who put the fat in that drink? Here is a sneaky way to sabotage your waistline. I just saw a nice piece on channel 2 news about drinking calories and obesity. It seems obvious when you think about it. I can’t find the link but I did find this on Fox News, Are you Drinking […]

Post 2: Is Coffee Good For You?

Is Coffee Good For You? Of course it is. There I said it and so does Real Age.com. For those of you in a hurry or don’t like my writing style, the bullet points are. 1 cup . . . may lower your risk of cancer. 2 cups . . . may fend off strokes […]