Tag Archives: Fitness

3 Pillars of a Healthy Lifestyle

As a professional Personal Trainer who takes a holistic approach to health and fitness, I believe that there’s more to a healthy lifestyle than just working out. If a client wants to truly achieve their health goals, physical fitness is obviously an important piece of the puzzle and it’s what most people come to me […]

Variations of the Pallof Press

  As you probably already know if you follow my blog, the Pallof Press is one of my favorite exercises for improving core stability. It’s basically an anti-rotation exercise can be modified to suit any ability from frail elder to elite athlete. Since the spine remains stationary throughout the exercise, I’ve used it successfully with […]

Best Cardio Exercise For Beginners

A common question among those who are just starting a fitness program is, “What is the best cardio exercise?” The short answer: Any aerobic activity that you will do on a regular basis. At this stage of the game, I’m really more interested in getting people in the habit of incorporating more physical activity into […]

Strength Training With No Equipment

There are lots of scenarios where you’d like to be able to do strength training with no equipment; you’re traveling and won’t have access to a gym, you want to work out at home and don’t have any exercise equipment, you can’t afford a gym membership or home gym equipment for strength training, etc. The […]

Free Travel Workout!

The holidays can get hectic with all of the family gatherings, office parties, shopping, over-eating (much of it junk food to boot) and… travel! So, my holiday gift to you is to provide you with a simple free travel workout that can be done anywhere! This program is for the beginner client that would like […]

‘Tis the Season for a Quickie Workout!

The Holiday season between Thanksgiving and the New Year are busy times for most people. With family gatherings, travel, gift shopping, preparing special meals and holiday treats, parties at the office and with friends and with family… WHEW! For many, the exercise program gets put on the back burner which means that you lose some […]

How Much Exercise Do I Need to Do to Get Results?

One of the things that I ask prospective clients during their initial consultation or fitness assessment is how much time they are willing to devote to their exercise program? This isn’t how often they’re going to meet with me; this is how often they are actually going to engage in meaningful physical activity appropriate for […]

The Ultimate Holiday Season Fitness Program

Between all of the parties and travel, it can be tough to stay active and on track with healthy eating habits during the holidays. The good news is that there IS a way to fit in a fast and effective workout to prevent you from packing on the pounds over the next few weeks. It […]

Personal Training Can Protect Your Wealth

Many people think that having a Personal Trainer is just an expensive luxury for the rich and famous, but did you know that a qualified professional trainer can actually protect your wealth? That’s not a typo! With medical care costs soaring, any investment you make to improve your health and fitness is going to save […]

How Often Do I Need to See a Personal Trainer to Get Results?

One of the most common questions I get from potential new clients: “How often do I need to meet with a Personal Trainer to get the results I want?” Short answer: It depends. Long answer requires me asking you a bunch of questions, and I’ll have a much better idea once I do an assessment […]