Category Archives: Exercise

Inspiration Or Information

Go through your phone right now. Look at your Instagram and Pinterest accounts. How many fitness related images are on there? Now tell me how many have actual information, form or technique advice on them? Looking at a photo of … Continue reading

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Know-It-All Defense

The popularity of fitness has created a lot of misinformation, which thanks to the internet, is distributed at a rate that boggles the mind. This article is a defense against some of the more common inaccuracies. For years, talking to … Continue reading

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Knee To Know Basis

You hear it from trainers and doctors, see it on television and in magazines. Weak knees, knees at risk, no strength in knees, etc. The solution? Strengthen your knees. There’s only one problem with that. You can’t make your knees … Continue reading

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Walk, Don’t Run

I picked the name for this article based on one of my favorite surf songs. And the fact that today is national walking day. And it’s also April Fools Day. Make your own inferences.   Now that HIT/HIIT training is … Continue reading

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Up In Arms

You get down on a mat to do a pushup. After getting in position, you manage to force out 5 or 6 reps until a sharp pain occurs in your shoulders. No big deal, this happens every time so you … Continue reading

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You Are Not Fat

Many people confess to me when they think they’ve gained weight. They truly feel bad about their suspected transgressions but their guilt is misguided. Since I don’t have the time nor the patience to climb into everyone’s head and figure … Continue reading

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Motivation: Just Do It

A person needs to take a shower. They instantly recognize that it is something that needs to be done and they do it without fanfare. Yet, that same person needs the equivalent of a ticker-tape parade in order to go … Continue reading

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The Context Of Fitness

Imagine if I placed you into the cockpit of an airplane. You’ve never flown a plane before and actually don’t like being up in the air. But for some reason, you have a overwhelming feeling that you’re educated enough to … Continue reading

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Things To Consider When Starting An Employee Wellness Program

If you own, operate or run a business, employee fitness should be added to your list of things to be concerned about. Companies that implement wellness programs can often receive substantial discounts on health care costs from their providers. These … Continue reading

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When Cardio Isn’t

There was a commercial for a piece of cardio equipment that ran a couple years ago (I forgot the name of the machine). The ad shows people engaging in a variety of outdoor activities and then suggests that instead of … Continue reading

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