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The old-school medicine ball, considered outdated until recently, is a form of resistance training designed to strengthen your abdomen, hip flexors, and low back, collectively known as your core.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You don't have to sport a permed mullet and baggy muscle pants to look like an outdated bodybuilder.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 have a story about the value of a good teacher or mentor.
As a coach I'm always looking for teaching opportunities to help my client-athletes meet their goals.
Some clients want to lose between 10 and 50 pounds of excess body fat....
Decide what you want, believe you deserve it, and put yourself in a situation to make it your reality.
It's really that simple.
Respectfully speaking, please stop waiting for some quick-fix workout or magic diet pill.
A quick story about unicorns....
I'm obsessed with figuring out how to do things better.
In fact there's something called the Minimum Effective Dose (MED), which is right up my alley.
Maybe you will like it too.
The MED is simply the smallest dose that will...