Blogs about Weight Training

Can studies ever clarify the weight training vs. cardio debate?

Even if you haven't done much research at all into health and fitness routines, it should be fairly obvious that combining weight training with cardio exercise, such as running, will be most effective at burning calories and reducing bodyfat. Studying the studies

XTREME MAKEOVER - These women are amazing!

If you are following this blog please help me cheer these gals on.  They absolutely rocked their group workout this morning!  Energies were high and with obvious determination they powered though RIP TIDE.  In the coming hours I am sure they will be icing, foam rolling and stretching!  It's a good thing we covered those 3 very important revovery items. :)  If things continue as they are now there is no doubt what so ever that goals will be met and every one of these ladies will continue their journey.   Check ya later and have a great weekend!

XTREME Fitness Makeover - Balance Personal Trainings FIT LAB

Tomorrow we kick off a challenging six week program.  2 teams of 7 will work individually and as a group to rally up by improving their body comps and weight. The person who creates the most change will win a years membership to Balance Personal Training's FIT LAB.  Throughout our journey I'll be blogging our progress.  Let's all rally around all these hard working individuals!  

10 Tips for Losing Weight

10 Tips for Losing Weight Most people understand a weight loss program to mean starving yourself and doing cardiovascular training. But have you noticed that most of your friends who spend hours on cardiovascular for months, rarely manage to lose any weights. This is because they do not understand that a combination of resistance weight training and a powerful diet is 20 times more effective than a cardiovascular training. Here are ten tips covering all aspects of a good weight loss program which will involve, Understanding proper nutrition

Gain Maximum Muscle Tone by Lifting Heavy Weights

Understanding Muscle Tone and What Makes a Muscle "Defined"

Dropping Holiday Weight Gain

Let me guess...you gained some weight this holiday season?  If so, then there are some tips you should be aware of before you embark on your journey.  I say journey because it will likely take more time than you will feel motivated.  Typically, we get fired up for about 2-3 weeks and then the mood fades.  Here are some common mistakes people make and how you can avoid them.

Triathlon Training: Offseason foundational training

Let's talk about the conditioning for the upcoming 2015 triathlon season.  As I have been chatting with some triathletes and been getting a lot of raised eyebrows after I ask them how their Offseason and pre-season training is going.  NOW!; is the time to start your conditioning programs.  So before you hit the pool and the spin room, it is imperative to train your cor

The Greatest High School Athlete I’ve ever seen (And that’s saying something)

This story I’m going to tell you is about the greatest high school athlete I’ve ever seen in my life. I understand that in the world we live in today it’s easy to get caught up in hyperbole and poetic license for effect. I assure you, I am being completely honest when I tell you this story about one of the most talented athletes I’ve ever seen. Now before people go on throwing out names like Bo Jackson and Randy Moss I’m limiting this statement to people I’ve actually been able to witness first hand and fully grasp their talent and ability.

ADIDAS STANDARD BENCH WITH 100-LB. WEIGHT SET on SALE now for $129.00 (reg. $179.99)

 ADIDAS STANDARD BENCH WITH 100-LB. WEIGHT SET on SALE now for $129.00 (reg. $179.99) SALE ENDS Nov 20, 2014  

Keep it guessing to keep it growing!

So I often talk about change, but primarily about ways to change strength training.