But, But, But…the Research Says So!

“Science, my lad, is made up of mistakes, but they are mistakes which it is useful to make, because they lead little by little to the truth.” -Jules Verne (A Journey to the Center of the Earth) Yeah, but the research says…… Fact: After 10,000...

I got a chance to do something special

I got a chance to hear from 7 of the most influential fitness minds in the St. Louis area. I asked these 7 trainers six straightforward questions about fitness, the industry, and their role in all of it. I didn’t expect some of their answers, and it has put the...

Let’s play a game. I bet you lose

The game is, don’t say “I” or “me” for 10 minutes. This,of course, means 10 minutes in a social situation. Try it, it’s freakin tough. Most folks, whether inadvertently or outright blatantly inject themselves into other peoples...

How to become a great trainer; a step by step guide.

I’ve been in the fitness industry as a trainer, a manager, and a business owner for over 15 years now. I’ve chatted with and interviewed and occasionally hired hundreds of aspiring personal trainers. I’ve taken time to talk with college seniors in...

How big (or tiny) is your tool box?

Olympic lifting is a helpful exercise option for athletes and weekend warriors alike. Beware the trainer who wholesale rejects, or exclusively embraces any one mode of exercise. One word. Lazy. They are too lazy to spend time to understand how elements of almost...