Tammy’s story:   This is going to be a series of success stories of our personal training clients. It is in no particular order but I feel like the success they have had and the work they put in should be honored. The Beginning Tammy wrote me for the...

This seems to be true for a lot of our personal training clients. We are busy, sometimes so busy with unimportant but seemingly urgent stuff that important actually gets done and most importantly we seem to bypass our life completely. Steve Covey states in his "7...

This might come as a surprise to you, maybe not. More people are addicted to sugar than you might think. Even people who have a healthy weight. Often people think that as a personal trainer I do not suffer from those issues. This could not...

Many of us hang on to "stuff" way too long, days, weeks, months or years after we pretty much know it is not working for us anymore. The reasons are plentiful. We are afraid of change Change does not come easy to us. We don't know what...

Christmas Season Fitness Frustration Most of us have had the weight loss or fitness frustration during this time of the year. Here we are struggling all year to do well and then the Holidays come around. All of a sudden there are Christmas parties everywhere, the...

As a personal trainer I always ask my client for her/his goals. I often get to hear that she wants to be as fit as she can be. At other times I hear people compare athletes from different sports with each other and how one...

Which Fitness Trends are going to stay in Charlotte? Like every year there is always someone who tries to predict the fitness trends for the following year. This article is based on the article posted by the ACSM. I will comment on each of the top...

One of the problems that a lot of personal training clients have is that they  do not have enough time. Since about 60-65% of clients seek a personal trainer because they want to tone up or lose weight this is a great way of intensifying...

We are finishing up the squat series with this article. During our personal training sessions here in Charlotte we usually try to progress to unilateral work with legs and arms since our life primarily consists of those kind of movements. In regards to the squat our...

Squatting is an essential part of training, regardless of wanting to lose weight or getting fitter. Here is a video that can give a little bit of an insight into the matter. I am talking about the body weight squat, the goblet squat as well as...

Squats have been a part of strength training routines for a long time and are  excellent exercises for not only sports performance but for creating a nice fit look in your lower body as well. They train multiple muscle groups like glutes, hamstrings and quads,...

This is actually a really important topic to me since we strive to be the best personal training company in Charlotte. The question is though, what does that mean. Does it mean the fastest results? Be the cheapest personal training company? Have the best service?   Here...