Do I really need a personal trainer?

    This post originated in April of this year.  However, I think it is an appropriate follow-up to my last entry. DO I REALLY NEED A PERSONAL TRAINER? The short answer may be a “no.”  But, you may want to check out a few guidelines on my ABOUT page, to see if you really do. A…

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Working out isn’t working…part four

  This post originated over the summer; however, I believe it’s integral to any exercise routine.  If your workout isn’t working, lack of down time between workouts may be the reason. You’ve been hitting the gym, pavement, and/or the DVD workouts 5-6 days a week.   If this statement falls into the category of “things that…

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High octane exercise not for you? You’re not alone…

  You’ve been told weight loss, exercise, and nutrition must be your priority.  That monologue is usually followed by an “or else” phrase.  You may be hearing it for the first time from your physician, or the hundred and first from your spouse.  The underlying theme might carry more weight from the MD.  However the meaning remains the same–get up and get moving. You’ve…

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Is Crossfit a good fit? Maybe…..

  Getting a little bored with your routine?  Perhaps you’ve hit the proverbial wall; your weight loss has stalled, your DVDs hold the same old same old, or maybe you want to spice things up–workout wise that is.  There are many ways to add spice; but for now, mainstream exercise is the topic. Some clients have asked my opinion on…

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Got a minute?

Ok, I’m asking for more than a minute–more like 15-20 of them. Newer research suggests that intermittent bouts of exercise, is better than an hour spent at the gym.  Furthermore, if your time is spent sitting all day, that hour you spent working out is offset by the hours you spend sedentary.  Think about it. …

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