Blogs about Exercise Programming

What Are BCAAs—and How Do They Affect Your Workouts? Are BCAA benefits legit?

Branched-chain amino acids, often referred to as BCAAs within the fitness community, are three amino acids that play a big role in your body's daily function and also have a major impact on your workout performance results. The three amino acids that are classified as BCAAs are leucine, isoleucine, and valine

Webinar for fitness professionals

Concurrent training in the fitness industry - Bridging theory and practice (in Greek).http://scienceweb.gr/web/?epl_event=web76

Webinar for Greek fitness professionals

A webinar entitled 'Concurrent training in the fitness industry: Translating science to practice' that will bring more light to one of the most controversial and interesting topics of exercise programming in the global fitness industry at this moment!Thursday, February 23, 2016, 8.00 PM - 10.00 PMhttp://scienceweb.gr/web/?epl_event=web76 

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…