This question arises quite frequently with our online or offline personal training clients. The concern is real and there are definitely sometimes advantages to supplementing. The problem is that the fitness & supplement industry has muddied the waters when it comes to what you really...

A lot of people are self critical and mistake that with being honest with themselves. A lot of people are deluding themselves into thinking they are doing better than they really are. How can that be - is it not contradictory? Well, like everything life is not simply...

Grocery shopping is a problem for many of my personal training clients. They often go several times a week which is advantageousfor fresh items . Very few though cook on a daily basis. Going out to eat is quite common because they feel that time...

Recently a new posted study gained a lot of attention from the media proclaiming that the Low-Carb Diets are not as effective as Low-Fat diets. I am grateful to the people at Examine.com who looked more closely at the study design to try to figure out...

The 5 Myths In Fitness  Really short workouts several times a week will get you a fit, athletic body High Intensity Interval Training is all you need to shred. Steady state cardiovascular training is dead. Crossfit-, yoga-, running-like training will make you a good performer in everything. You are...

3Very few people are not enticed by the promises of the fitness industry and celebrity news and media guaranteeing quick results by virtually almost doing nothing. We live hectic, busy lives and thinking about adding something to this does not really sound too great, regardless of the fact that...

Today's blog is primarily for the guys. We sometimes get asked what a client can do in order to increase testosterone naturally. This is crucial for us since we refuse to work with clients who use anabolic hormones for fitness gains. Two of the most common...

It is sometimes hard for people to get started working out. There are thousands of apps by now providing you with training tools and good advice but what most apps lack is one crucial thing: The fun factor.  In comes Zombie Run: This running app that...

Due to an increasingly sedentary work environment for most people that involves sitting at a computer for ours typing away or staring at numbers etc. We see more and more people in a posture like the one at the end of the caricature.           The shoulders are...

According to Berardi & Andrews (2013) 3 out of 4 people have some form of food intolerance. These food intolerances are uniquely individual, some of which are benign, while others can lead to serious gastro-intestinal distress, hives, headaches, ulcers, stuffy nose, mucus build up in...

We have come more and more to believe that we need to cut out a certain food from our diet in order to improve our performance. Some ultra-marathoners go so far to have a ketogenic diet (30-50gs of carb/day). We face a couple of problems here....