Group vs 1-on-1 Training

“I want to start a new fitness regiment but I cannot make up my mind.  What should I do?  Group training with some friends?  Or 1 on 1 training— just me and a personal trainer?” I get this question all the time and my answer is always, “What do you want to get out of...

More Age Does Not Mean Being Less Fiit

Age brings it’s own set of obstacles.  If you are older than 35, or even a member of the baby boomer generation, you may feel more tenderness in your muscles these days, fatigue more easily, or maybe you’ve faced an injury while working out that has...

In Rest We Build

No matter how heavy you lift, or how many reps you do, it is important to understand how your body actually builds muscle.  The fibers of your muscles do not grow without breaking apart and rebuilding. That period of rebuilding is a key ingredient that is sometimes...

Where the Mind Goes… The Body Will Follow.

Losing weight can be hard, especially for those who are used to immediate results in life.  It is made that much harder if you don’t have the right mindset. Instead, try putting this in your head: Losing weight is achievable.  You CAN do it.  You WILL do it. Lock that...

Proper Spine Alignment During Squats

Squats are one of the most important exercises, as they target several key muscle groups including thighs, calves, back, abs, and arms.  However, they can be a bit intimidating because improper form can result in serious injury.  Don’t let this scare you away though!...