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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
How to vary your squats with only a couple of dumbbells.
Simple Basic Squat (with dumbbells)
First make sure you are in correct squat from with your dumbbells in your hands by your sides. While holding them at your sides, do a regular squat. You will find that with the weight it is more difficult than by [...]
It’s no secret that more people expect to stay healthy and youthful for as long as possible. Baby Boomers are aging but they don’t want to get “old” – they are smart, well-informed and still leading the pack in terms of making thing happen the way they want them to.
Maintaining muscle mass is critical to [...]
Here’s a fast, effective Burn the Fat Workout for you to try.
Before you begin working out, warm up by jogging, skipping, hopping, doing bear-crawls, etc. You do not need to use any equipment for this.
Burpees – Calorie- Burning Powerhouse Movements
Your first exercise is going to be a set of burpees. There are two ways you [...]
Rudi has been doing personal training since the eighties, well before it was mainstream. He worked in Sydney, Australia for many years and, more recently, has been based in the La Crescenta area of Los Angeles.
In that time he has helped hundreds of clients achieve their goals of losing weight, getting stronger, getting healthier and [...]
Rudi is 53 years old. One and a half years ago he decided to put his body to the test to find out whether he could get it into competition-ready shape without the help of testosterone, growth hormone or anabolic steroids. Added to the challenge – no artificial sweeteners, colors or additives were allowed in [...]
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