Try these Exercise Variations

Try these Exercise Variations

Some clients I train love exercise variations. They need constant change to stay mentally and physically engaged. They get excited seeing new movements added. Others feel very content and their preference is to stay with similar routines. I get it. There is a sense of...
You are Missing Workouts. What Do You Do About it?

You are Missing Workouts. What Do You Do About it?

Not everyday is going to go as planned. You forget your gym clothes. You have to work late. The new lasagna recipe you tried for supper upsets your son’s stomach and you get to see your masterpiece for a second time. Sh!t happens. These are not the circumstances...
Is the Health and Fitness Industry Broken?

Is the Health and Fitness Industry Broken?

In my 24 years of being a personal trainer I’ve never had those thoughts. Until recently. The health and fitness industry should be in place to provide education, guidance, motivation, encouragement and to help avoid injury and expedite goals. most of our info...
Pulling Exercises and Breathing

Pulling Exercises and Breathing

One of the oldest pieces of exercise advice is to exhale on exertion. This tends to hold true for most exercises like squats and chest presses but on many pulling exercises the breathing may be just the opposite. WHY? On inhalation the spine extends and lengthens. On...
What’s the Best Exercise?

What’s the Best Exercise?

What’s the best exercise? Is it running? Walking? Crossfit? Pilates? Bootcamp yoga? Ok. I made that last one up. This is a question I seem to get a lot. Unfortunately I don`t have an answer – exactly. How’s that for me taking the easy way out? Let me try...
Achilles Reflex – Thyroid Test

Achilles Reflex – Thyroid Test

Achilles Reflex Test for Thyroid This was another simple test Dr. Broda Barnes used with his patients to check thyroid status. He would observe the relaxation rate of the Achilles tendon reflex. He would have a person kneel on the edge of a chair and thump their...

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