The Fitness “Info” Paralysis Effect

Once upon a time on January 1st…. It’s that time of year. The magical, almost mythical time when resolutions are made with conviction. Conviction that, “this time, I’m gonna see it through.” And that’s the end of the story. You all know the typical end. Fitness and...

You’re Right Sometimes, but You’re Always Wrong

I’m not Mr. Right. I’m Mr. Right Now. You’ve heard that phrase before. You’ve heard that phrase when it comes to finding the perfect relationship, job, house and so on. It’s not perfect, but it will do for now. It will do for this moment in time… but not in the...

Finding Balance Can Break You

It’s popular advice. “Find a balance in life” to be truly happy. It’s good advice, but it leaves a lot to decipher on your own. For example, what’s a “balance?” Is that balancing the exact same amount of “me” time with work? It leaves me imagining a teeter totter with...

Almost EVERY Exercise is a Core Exercise

Virtually every exercise performed in a standing position, where the exerciser is controlling the path of motion of a resistance, is a CORE exercise. Your ability to brace your trunk while producing force through the hips and shoulders is almost always part of...

72 Years Old and Training Likes she's 27

Lee Hauk is one of my favorite clients that I get to see twice a week.  She has been training with me since February 2006.  When I first met Lee she was a recent widow and was looking to make a lifestyle change for herself.  Her highest weight she reached was 230lbs...