What is fit?

Over the years countless people have said to me that they want to “get fit.”  But what is “fit?” For “Gym Guy” this may be defined as being able to bench press a convenient store.  For the 50 year old woman who hasn’t participated in a fitness program in over 20 years  simply being able […]

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Roll Your Way into Injury Prevention

Many recreational athletes, particularly runners, experience bouts of muscle soreness and, in some circumstances, overuse injuries. These injuries may include, knee pain, shin splints, and plantar fasciitis, to name a few. These overuse injuries are usually a result of the repetitive nature of training, which in part can lead to muscle tightness, adhesion build up, […]

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Dumbbell Strength Complex

This is one of my favorite strength complexes that I like to use personally and for clients as well and for a few reasons. One, it hits all of our major muscle groups. Two, because it’s a complex there is a high metabolic demand which leads to a higher calorie output post workout. Third, it’s […]

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How important is a training shoe?

We all know the importance of wearing proper footwear when it comes to exercise. However, many of us neglect to give it proper consideration. There is a tendency to think that specialized shoes are limited exclusively to runners. But this isn’t necessarily the case. I recently had the opportunity to have a discussion with a […]

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Rest is Critical for Results

For the weekend warrior, motivation to train with intensity is rarely an issue.  Whether you’re a runner, tri-athlete, prepping for a Tough Mudder, or just a gym rat, you’re willing to give 100% each and every time in order to achieve elite levels of fitness and athleticism.  Most of us have been taught that there […]

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