Declining Fitness with age is a choice, not an affliction!

On average, people have a 2-4% decline in metabolic rate EVERY decade after the age if 25. The average resting metabolic rate at age 25 is 1500 calories per day. At 35, that number drops to 1400. At 55, that number drops to 1200. What does that mean in terms of weight...

If it works for you, do it!

Bigger, Stronger, FASTER! This is unusual for me. I’m writing an article based on anecdotal evidence, based solely on my experience alone. No EMG studies, no double blind university research. JUST my experience. I’ve started my fitness career as a...

Client Spotlight: Linda M

Id like to give a big shout out and congrats to client Linda M. Linda and I have been training for a few months now and for the first time in 12 years her doctor finally took her off her blood pressure medication! Not only that, but since she has been back in a...

Short Burst Planks for maximum core stability

When training the core muscles for trunk stability, endurance is far more important than absolute strength. The problem with training the core for endurance is the likelihood of compensations from other muscles (like the hip flexors) getting involved when an exercise...

Client Spotlight: Tim K

Many people come to Emerge for many different causes. Tim Kaiser is training for the ultimate cause of protecting our country’s freedom. For the last month and half Tim and I have trained together to prepare him for basic training. He has already maxed his PT...