A trainer with a degree in exercise physiology, current certifications, and experience with many clients can help you in immeasurable ways. Given the plethora of exercise options, workout gadgets, and get-fit-now! marketing out there, a personal trainer’s guidance is invaluable.
Of course, you know the obvious benefits of having a trainer: they help you be consistent, they motivate, they encourage. The less obvious benefits of a professional personal trainer are far more important though. Read on. Read More
As a lifter, however, you must realize you are not like the general population. You need to prioritize getting good workouts, and that includes eating enough beforehand. Try this delicious breakfast to prepare you for a solid workout. Read More
Last week I attended the National Strength and Conditioning Association's Tactical Strength and Conditioning Annual Training, a meeting of leaders in the police, fire and military community. Why a tactical conference? Read More
Tougher workouts require smarter recovery. Does cold water immersion therapy live up to the hype? Read on for research insights. Read More
Fruit is proof that God loves us. Vegetables, on the other hand... yuck. After experimenting with many different vegetables, recipes, and preparation methods, I finally hit the jackpot: baked Brussels sprouts.
Add in a well seasoned baked chicken, and you've got a complete, healthy dinner. Try this out and let me know how you like it! I love to hear other people's cooking tips and tricks! Read More
What a mean ski instructor taught me about my shortcomings on the slopes actually taught me a whole lot about life and lifting. Also, why you should do sissy squats and how to do them. Read More
Quick, pick one: hands or butt.
I'm not telling you the question yet. But my answer is butt. Read More
Group training classes are an affordable way to get individualized instruction in a group setting. More info here. Read More
I grew up in a pretty sleepy small town that didn’t have a whole lot of fun activities to offer kids. It was beautiful, though, and quiet and spacious. My parents gave me the best gift in the whole world, which was a house on land with a barn and horse in the back yard. Read More
I lost my dad to ALS, so the Ice Bucket Challenge was the best thing to happen to me in 2014. Also the only thing to make my hyperventilate like crazy. But so worth it. See the video here. Read More