Blogs about Weight Training

Hierarchy to Kick Starting and Optimizing Weight Loss

Looking at our statistics it seems that we as a society have a weight loss problem, but in reality its NOT a weight loss problem, its a SUSTAINABILITY problem. Every day people go on “diets” and loose weight, what they can’t do is maintain that weight loss.

Pelvic Floor and Health

The pelvic floor muscles are greatly ingnored yet their function are an intergal part of health. Simply put, these muscles support the bladder and bowels; in woman, also the uterus. So why are they so important and what is their relevance in relation to exercise?

Diversity

Diversity is a word that I often don’t hear much when it comes to workouts, yet more a word that seems to be used with race or foods that one consumes.

How to Find the Right Personal Trainer for You

Making the decision to improve your health and fitness isn't always easy. Deciding how to go about it isn't necessarily any easier.

How looking through the lens of our eyes has lead you to a never ending “yo-yo” diet affect of portion distortion

When you pull out a box of cereal, gallon of milk and your favorite bowl that you swear is a serving size because after all it’s a bowl made for cereal and should resemble a serving. I mean why else would they sell a bowl this size if it wasn’t?

Creating Your Own Reality

Creating Your Own Reality 

How to find the right diet?

Human genome is extremely complex and so unique that each persons blue print on dieting along with psychological perception of stress, emotions and food can NOT be summed up in a meal plan or a diet. What may seem to be an "optimal " diet approach that works for most is not looking into the outliers (we all have our own unique outliers) and what's worse the prevalence of obesity in US (36% obese adults and 17% obese youth - CDC 2015 statistics).

The Principle of Specificity: Unstable surface training with Swiss/Stability/Bosu Ball and what is the point?

Swiss ball which is also called the Stability ball was originally created in 1960's as a means to provide instability and resistance by challenging and engaging "CORE" muscles, therefore, improving balance, strength and flexibility. The use of stability balls started out in a clinical setting as a tool to rehab patients from injuries. Unstable surface training merged its way into gym settings and quickly gained popularity in the fitness world, as a means to build strength, flexibility, improve posture along with the excitement of exercise selection.

End the YO-YO Diet Effect by looking at the LONG Term Goal

You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine. Learning to distinguish the need to eat to nourish your body vs. the need to comfort, reward, and provide therapy for your body will allow you to live and experience the world in a whole new dimension. Dieting is a short term solution for a long term problem. More than 90% of dieters will regain their weight back within 2 years. The problem that is NOT being addressed is the underlying reason why you are overfat and the deprivation/binge/purge/repeat mindset.

Sustainable Training

 Sustainable Training