Who doesn’t like brownies? I LOVE them, but rarely eat them because they are usually packed with sugar and are way too fatty. That was before, now I have a brownie treat nearly every day and I’m going to share my secret with you because these little beauties are just too good to keep to [...]
Here is a great bodyweight strength and tone workout
Before you begin the workout, do a warm-up. For this you can walk, jog, and skip. Also make sure to stretch.
For these exercises you are going to want to have a gym mat or something similar.
You are going to want to have a set number of [...]
As fitness trainers we come across many reasons why people are interested in personal training. Probably the biggest one is weight loss or, more specifically, fat loss, so it was with interest that I learned about the Fat Rights movement recently.
Fat activism began in the 1960′s in the USA with the launch of the National [...]
What’s so bad about The Biggest Loser?
As a fitness trainer with many years in the industry truly helping people get fit and into shape, shows like The Biggest Loser really irk me. I dislike the way the trainers work out their clients and how they disregard good form in place of thrashing their victims (sorry, [...]
The Value of Exercise
Here’s some pretty awesome scientific information on the value of exercise, not just for maintaining a healthier body but also a healthier mind.
Depression is apparently on the rise (if you believe the media and associated pharmaceutical marketing campaigns) and the go-to treatment is ordinarily to medicate using drugs like Bupropian, Citalopram or [...]
As personal trainers, we do a lot more than just run people through a battery of exercises. Every body is different and every day can bring new challenges, especially as bodies get older. We have lots of tools, including specialized stretching and massage techniques, to help release tight muscles and bring relief, often when nothing [...]
How do you get a ten-year-old and a sixty-nine year-old to work out together and still have fun?
What about adding a teenager, a couple of almost middle-aged folk and a sixty-six year-old lady?
We did over the holidays as our family from Australia visited us in L.A. Not shy of a good feed, especially when my [...]
It’s no secret that we have an obesity epidemic going on in the Western World. From Australia to America, waistlines are growing. So is the cost of health care. We know that staying active is your Number One best defense against the onset of heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, depression and the like but what you [...]
Whenever I am asked to bring a dish to a party or gathering I always bring my kale salad. It’s become quite well-known in various parts of Los Angeles and I have people asking for the recipe every time they try it because it not only looks fabulous, it tastes amazing! So amazing that most [...]
How Many Regular People Play Sports?
How many people do you know who engage in a favorite sport? Most people do it to have fun, some do it to stay in shape and a few are really serious about their sport. Just because you’re not a pro athlete doesn’t mean you don’t take your sport seriously. [...]
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