Blogs about Exercise

MOVE BETTER--Correcting Low Back Arch

  So the other day I went through some exercises that are designed to correct muscle imbalances specifically found in the chest and back area that can affect movement at the shoulder. Today it’s all about the lower back and how to correct low back arch.

You Need a Break From Exercise!e

You need a break from exercise is our latest topic. Some of you maybe saying I don’t exercise enough to get a break. Well, you have another issue on hand, lol. For those that exercise and are afraid to take a break, this blog is for you! Here are the four reasons:

October- Flex on this!

This month we are focusing on the facts: Someone is going to be the next president. How will you cope? Exercise, diet, or moving to another country?  If it is exercise, stay tuned for a free workout of the month post. If it is diet, check out our official dietary guidelines post. If it is moving to another country, make it a destination location so your friends and family are more likely to come and visit. For stronger living,Tanner

What I Learned From Failing


Working With Brand New Clients

Many of you out there may have thousands of questions pertaining to exercise, diet, nutrition, etc., but aren't sure where to start or who to ask. Well, the best thing I've learned in my experience so far with anything is to take that leap, jump head first into your task at hand, and don't be afraid to ask questions! I'm fairly new in the health and fitness field and today I was actually able to work with my first brand new clients. Fresh into the weight room and even exercising they were probably just as nervous as I was today.

The Next Time You're Mad, Go Exercise!

Exercise and anger, what do they have in common?Well, they have a lot in common.What do you do when you get mad? Do you yell or scream? How about punch a hole in the wall or punch  someone? Well, I'd hate for you to punch someone, so, let's hope that is not the case.Just like exercise can help many other things, it can help you manger your anger.Here are four reasons why exercise and anger have a lot in common.

Common Weight Loss Myths

I have people approach me almost everyday seeking my advice about losing weight, or they have started started a diet and exercise regimen, but seem to have reached a plateau in their efforts.  I know the topic of weight loss is always a confusing one.

Pullups without equipment

In the below video, I demonstrate two pullup exercises using a door. All you need is a hand towel.

Is football making you fat?

I am a football fan as much as the next person. College football is my sport and Michigan is my team (Go Blue) But the reality is that all the socializing that goes along with it can be detrimental to your health and waist line. So I don't do it. NFL and College Football are on Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. That is over 50% of the week. For many people each game involves a drink or two at home, a sports bar or at the stadium. Alcohol consumption of more than 1 serving, more than 1-2 per week will surely give you a gut, especially if you are drinking beer.