Determination and Consistency Equals Excellence!

When I started working out with Jason I thought I was in shape. I had finished a few triathlons, ran 10k’s, half-marathons, and one marathon. I had lost 35 lbs mostly through exercise and diet modifications. THEN I GOT STUCK. I could run a marathon but I wasn’t in very good shape. I had learned […]

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What Supplements Should I Take?

As a trainer I’m constantly asked about what supplements are the best…  particularly for fat loss.  Now I’m always a little leery of products with terms like “shredd”…”thermoboost”…”lipozene”…etc. The reality is that many supplement companies do an effective job at marketing their product as the miracle breakthrough to monumental fat loss…the holy grail if you […]

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The Iron – by Henry Rollins

Few stories have resonated more with me than “The Iron” by Henry Rollins. Henry Rollins is an American spoken word artist, writer, journalist, comedian, publisher, actor, radio DJ, activist and musician. Not only is the story motivating, but Mr. Rollins perfectly shows the parallels between lifting and the life’s lessons. Want to develop true character, […]

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TRX Plank to Handstand

This is one of my favorite TRX exercises.  Primarily for it’s challenges to the core and upper body.  Before attempting this exercise there are obviously some things that you need to consider… First is core stability.  As a prerequisite you should be able to hold a plank with your feet suspended in the TRX at […]

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What is your Vision?

Too many of us go day to day and simply let life “happen to us.”  The reality is we all have the ability to create our lives.  If you want a better relationship, career, physical health/body, etc, you must take the time to visualize exactly what you want and “Create a vision” for it.  Creating […]

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Renegade Row

This total body exercise is one of my favorites and has numerous benefits: Increased Shoulder Stability Increased Core Strength Upper Body Strength, specifically in the chest and back Lower Body Stability and Strength Increases Cardiovascular Endurance It’s best to implement this exercise early in the workout (after warm up) due to the it’s high energy […]

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Brownie Bites

                            For the brownie bites 3 cups pecans 2 tbsp almond butter 1/4 cup agave 1/4 cup cacao pinch of quality salt For the frosting 2 cups cashews 2 tsp vanilla 1/4 cup agave 1/2 cup water Equipment Needs food processor pastry […]

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