Blogs about Exercise Programming

Weight Management Exercise Specialist International Workshop (based on the European standards)

Bridging theory and practice in the health and fitness indsutry by presenting a full-day international workshop for certified fitness professionals in Kaunas, Lithuania powered by the largest and accredited training provider nationwide, Active Training.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PBqaruegg0c&feature=youtu.be

Think like a Champion

Think like a ChampionThis month, I have been reading “How Champions Think In Sports and in Life”, by Dr. Bob Rotella, a well-known sports psychologist.  The book explains that a successful life is based on how you perceive yourself.  Wow! If you take a hard look at that factor, it can be an intense review.  But, let’s keep it a bit lighter for the beginning of 2016.

Fresh Start for the New Year

Happy new year. I hope everyone is happy and doing well.Now is the most popular time of year to get the body in motion by joining a gym or starting an exercise regimen.If you are new to exercise, please be sure to get approval from your family physician before doing something new and/or different.If you are experienced, break time is over; go ahead and try to kick things up a notch to continue  progressing...safely with the aid of your trainer/support system.Remember this, if you don't like to start over, then don't quit in the first place.

Muscle Pain: 6 Tips to Help You to Carry on With Your Exercise Regime

There appears to be no let-up in the search for a health, and great looking, body. And though trends in fitness regimes may change, it looks like the muscle aches of a hard workout are here to stay (check out why your muscles ache here). Luckily, those aching muscles don’t need to get in the way of your fitness regime as it is possible to reduce the pain and carry on exercising, and more exercise could be the best way to reduce the pain.

You Gotta Get FITTE To Get Fit!

So you wanna get fit? Then you need to understand what FITTE really means. No, I didn’t spell it wrong…FITTE stands for Frequency, Intensity, Time, Type and Enjoyment. When thinking about designing your fitness routine, understanding what the FITTE principle means will help you in your fitness and weight-loss goals. 

2014 in Review: What I Learned, Part 2

I learned a lot in the first half of 2014, and then I bought a puppy. ..So how about that puppy?Meet Maximus Decimus Meridius (I’ll save the rest). Because you can’t have too many puppy pictures.

2014 in Review: What I Learned, Part 1

2014 was a really weird year for me.  I would put most of the blame on transition.  Yeah, I believe “transition” is the word that can sum up just about everything that happened to me in 2014. Where do I start…

Exercise Avoider? Tips for Making It a Regular Part of Your Routine

If knowing something was good for us was enough of a motivator to actually do it, a healthy diet, regular physical activity, stress management and all that other healthy ‘stuff’ would be part and parcel of everybody’s life. There would be no struggling with diets or on and off again relationships with exercise. The benefits of exercise are numerous, and far-reaching—it can do everything from reduce your risk of deadly diseases to treat mild-to-moderate depression. We know we should be doing it more often; when we do exercise, it feels great.

Two Different "GPPs" Will Lead To Your Success In Fitness!

This world is truly over-informed.  Think about it.  Every other infomercial has something to do with fitness.  These 'Fitness Transformation' TV shows are running rampant.  The internet is absolutely LITTERED with different programs that will all gurantee you the same result, "Lose weight in 21 days!" "Get diamond chisseled abs with this diet and exercise program in 30 days!"  "Become a different, healthier, and fitter you in 90 days!"  

TRY BEFORE YOU BUY

Shout out to all those people who live in Dallas, TX. For a short time I'm offering a free success session and personal training session at T. Boone. Pickens YMCA. No obligation what- so ever. Please contact me at shanemcleantraining@gmail.com to book your spot today. Hurry spots are limited. Thanks your awesome.