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, [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
Why People Start Exercising
We all know the health benefits of exercise and, hopefully, you all understand that weight loss – reducing the number on the scale – is not a very good or reliable index for telling you whether you actually look good or not. By now you also know that “looking fine” is a [...]
What is the biggest barrier to getting fit and how can you overcome it?
Probably the best way to overcome any barrier is to, firstly, know what it is. If you know what you’re dealing with you can plan ahead on how you will deal with it when it comes your way.
Getting into shape can [...]
Did you know… “Too much sitting is hazardous to your health?” There is a relatively new science called “inactive physiology” where the effects of sedentary behavior are investigated and analyzed to find out what, if anything, happens to our bodies when we sit too much. It turns out quite a lot happens (and, if you [...]
The cost of being and staying healthy, especially as one ages, can be very expensive especially if you’re overweight and like eating fatty, sugary foods. It doesn’t have to be that way and, strangely enough, not eating rich, fat-saturated foods and actually moving your body regularly can be surprisingly enjoyable and it pays dividends on [...]