What do you call a pancake after it does sit-ups? A waffle.
Try this fun pancake recipe as a free meal.
But first, if you've ever skipped a workout or started the day without your meals prepared ahead of time, continue reading.
I’ve got a...
It's been a long day and your legs are tired from being on your feet for many hours.
Maybe you are coming home from the office or perhaps you were out visiting family and friends.
Upon entering the house you call out to your better half, "Honey,...
Did you know you can target your goals by tailoring your repetition tempo for power, endurance, or increased muscle?
Here's another article I wrote for you.
You'll learn why it's important to focus on the tempo of each rep.
Hint: Control your...
An important question: Is adversity actually your friend?
I'm taking about a bump in the road. An obstacle.
Could it be the first domino that ultimately leads to greater things? I think so.
I can think back to various points in my own personal and...
A man walks into a restaurant and sits at a table. The waiter comes over and asks, "Would you like the soup or salad?"
Man replies, "Oh, that sounds much too big for me. I’ll just have the regular-sized salad, thank you."
Sharon and I have...
Bacon is the duct tape of food. It fixes just about any meal.
You can make this dish for breakfast; however, it's delicious at lunch and dinner too.
Batch prepping your meals is a good habit. It's something that will save you time, money, and help...
If you're on a journey to get better, you know the road is not smooth.
I'd say it's bumpy as heck.
Especially in the fourth quarter of every year.
October begins the holiday season, and with it, distractions and temptations that inadvertently mess...
The old-school medicine ball, considered outdated until recently, is a form of resistance training designed to strengthen your abdomen, hip flexors, and low back, collectively known as your core.
Core muscles maintain the integrity of your spine,...
It's no secret that many over-40 guys struggle to build and maintain muscle.
They think it's normal for a man to lose all of his muscle when he turns 40; however, that's a myth that needs to go away.
Middle-age guys also think that hormone...
The key to success in most things, especially your personal health, is to win your day.
It's something I learned a long time ago as a strength-and-conditioning coach hanging around professional athletes.
Win every meal.
Win every training session....
Wondering if it's safe to return to your gym?
Honestly I can't say; however, your fitness coach should be following CDC guidelines, just like we are doing at the best personal training program in Allentown, PA.
Check out this recent footage from...
Our lives are challenging.
Most over-40 men and women are busy with work, kids, grandkids, and other things.
You have tons of obstacles and potholes to navigate.
But, no matter how tough things get, success begins with a winning mindset.
You don't have to sport a permed mullet and baggy muscle pants to look like an outdated bodybuilder.
For most guys, all it requires is a trip to the gym.
Because the average lifter still organizes his workouts by body part, designating a...
"If you chase two rabbits you won't catch either one."
There's so much truth in that proverb.
One of the top mistakes I see folks make is trying to focus on more than one thing at a time.
I'll stand at the front of the line and admit...
Many guys, over the age of 40, follow slow-rep bodybuilding programs to increase muscle.
These mass-building workouts, devoid of explosive movements, like the box jump, result in punches and sprints that are slower than molasses — bad news...
My three goals for every client-athlete are always the same:
Stay safe. Have fun. Get results.
Ultimately my wish is for you is to lead by example and inspire others to get healthy. But it begins with YOUR choices.
You choose to be healthy.
Ever notice, when somebody is evangelizing the benefits of exercise, they mention only a few basic things...
"Exercise is good for your heart."
Or, maybe they say something cute like, "Jogging and a good diet keeps the doctor away."
Well, let me...
The key to success, in anything, is often simpler than most would assume.
In fact, much of the time it's simple enough that it's a bit disappointing to the person seeking some "magical" answer that will solve all their problems and propel them to...
I'm a big fan of soft-serve ice cream.
Especially if it's the salted caramel kind... in a sugar cone.
Every so often I will enjoy a pint of frozen goodness after a tough resistance training workout.
Problem is, dairy makes me feel downright...