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Target Heart Rate and Cardio Guidelines: What You Need to Know!

Target Heart Rate and Cardio Guidelines: What You Need to Know!

What is Target Heart Rate? I often get asked, what is target heart rate and how do I know how hard I should be exercising? Let’s start with a target heart rate. Target heart rate is the amount of times your heart should beat during cardiovascular exercise. To...

Three Common Mistakes When Starting An Exercise Program

Three Common Mistakes When Starting An Exercise Program

What are the top three common exercise mistakes when starting an exercise program? It’s quite common to fall victim to mistakes when starting an exercise program. Avoiding these pitfalls will help us prevent injuries, get results faster, and increase our chances of...

How To Maximize Fat Loss

How To Maximize Fat Loss

The number one question that I get as a personal trainer: what's the best way to lose fat?  First and most important thing is not how much exercise you're doing, but what your nutrition is like. Nutrition is the most important factor on a weight loss strategy....

What Are The 7 Movement Patterns?

What Are The 7 Movement Patterns?

The 7 movement patterns are a key component of aging well. These movements should be performed as part of your exercise program. The movements encompass how the body was created to move and if you perform all of these movements regularly you will be functionally fit....

How to Set Up Your Home Gym To Build Strength And Muscle

How to Set Up Your Home Gym To Build Strength And Muscle

Today we're going to talk about setting up your home gym to build strength and muscle. So let's start with the basics and then work our way up from there. First, you can use your own body as equipment. There's lots of bodyweight exercises that you can do to improve...

What is CrossFit

What is CrossFit

I often get asked, What's CrossFit all about? Is that good for me? Is that bad for me? Tell me about it. Today we're gonna talk about some of the good and some of the not so good. So let's dive in by starting with what is CrossFit? CrossFit is GPP, or general physical...

Weight Loss Flow Chart

Weight Loss Flow Chart

WHAT TO DO IF YOUR NOT LOSING WEIGHT EVEN AFTER MODIFYING YOUR DIET AND EXERCISE!   During my thirty years in the fitness industry I have seen many changes. One of the biggest changes I’ve noticed is the difficulty in many individuals ability to lose weight....

Latest Fat Loss Research

Latest Fat Loss Research

We all know that exercising more and eating less is required for fat loss. While reducing calories is part of a weight loss strategy there are lesser known things that can also be hindering getting you into a smaller pair of pants. So before diving into fat loss...