As personal trainers we get to hear a lot of stuff about nutrition and clients often request a specific nutrition plan that they don't follow anyway.  So here is what works for most people for the long term. And yes, you will have to commit,...

This post is the follow up on my last blog entry. Running barefoot or in vibrams has been controversial over the last couple of years. Some experts recommend to take the shoes off, start slowly with short distances (less than a 100 yards), preferably on rough terrain...

I don't know about you but I have noticed especially in the last couple of years a change in training. Once we were using the most sophisticated machines, the most hi-tech running shoes etc. This has changed. The emphasis in training should went from highly...

Okay, not all of our clients just want to shed weight, some of them want to gain muscle mass. We have good and bad news for you. Leaning out and gaining muscle mass is not necessarily easy. You have to really clean up your diet....

Okay, I have had several people ask me what they could do at home to help with the weight loss. This program is amazing and is based on something I wrote on my performance training blog earlier today and since I don't want to bore you...

I have been thinking lately. I consider myself a runner, but runners don't lift 3-4 days a week pretty rigorously and do martial arts 3-4 days a week. I am not a triathlete like some of my personal training orboot camp clients, although I have done...

Hello everyone, My personal trainers, boot camp instructors and I had a meeting last Friday, like every Friday. One topic that came up was the value of strength training for weight loss clients.  Even personal trainers who still use some kind of resistance training with their...

It is time to give you a real fat blaster workout. This is not for the faint hearted :) you can do this workout inside and outside, indoors use a treadmill or an elliptical.  For both workouts warm up for at least 5-10 min.   Workout: Sprint 25...

Alright, I have been reading again, I know it is a dangerous thing. But hey you have to do it to stay on top of things. So I was reading Zatsiorsky et Kraemer's book "Science and Practice of Strength Training" and I can tell you, it...