Category Archives: Flexibility

Prolonged Sitting and Back Pain

Statistics show that approximately 80% of Americans will experience back pain at some point in their lives. One of the most common contributing factors to back pain in this day and age is prolonged sitting, whether because of an office job that requires sitting at a desk, long distance driving, or sedentary lifestyle choices. How […]

Osteoporosis Exercise Guidelines

Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones that affects men and women of all races, but white and Asian post-menopausal women are at higher risk. Bone is living tissue that is constantly remodeling itself: breaking down the old and being replaced with new (which is how we are able to recover from fractures). Osteoporosis occurs […]

Twin Cities Marathon Stretching Special Offer!

It’s that time of year again…. the Twin Cities Marathon is just around the corner and the runners are in taper mode! Just a week and a half away from the starting gun of “The Most Beautiful Urban Marathon in America” and everyone is getting antsy, afraid that they are losing fitness because their last […]

Workouts for the Workplace

I’m offering up three brand new workouts for the workplace designed to help offset some of the repetitive stress that occurs in the modern workplace. None require any special equipment and most of the exercises are stretches or mobility exercises that can be done before, during, or after work! They’re dirt cheap and each is […]

Personal Training for Older Adults

As a professional Personal Trainer who specializes in special populations, corrective exercise, and orthopedic post rehab, I have been offering personal training for older adults in the Minneapolis area since 1997. While this is not the only population I work with, it has become a bigger part of my client base over the last 6-8 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Three Ways to Stretch Pec Minor

A tight pec minor muscle is a very common problem that I see in many of my clients, especially those with desk jobs or who spend too much time sitting. These are the folks with the forward head and rounded shoulder posture, who frequently complain of shoulder pain, headaches, or present with symptoms consistent with […]

How to Get FREE Personal Training in Minneapolis!

While I firmly believe that any investment that you make to improve your health will SAVE you money in the end, it can still be tough to come up with the cash NOW to get the services you need from a qualified fitness professional. I listed several ways to get professional personal training on a […]

Twin Cities Marathon Special

The Twin Cities Marathon is two weeks from today! In honor of this iconic race, I’m offering a Twin Cities Marathon special promotion through the month of October! My very first marathon (and only road marathon) was the Twin Cities Marathon in 2002, so it has a special place in my heart even though I […]