How To Spot When Social Media is Spreading Fitness Misinformation

Wow. I thought Twitter was filled with diet and fitness garbage, which it is. But it’s nothing compared to the behemothic fitness dumpster that is Pinterest. I’d been out of the social media loop until recently and when I checked back in I was amazed at the constant flow of fitness crap on Twitter. It […]

Variety is the Spice of Workouts

You need to have variety in your workout routine. You shouldn’t perform the same workouts over and over again, and using a variety of different workouts over time can help keep you from getting bored and help you improve your fitness level. You can get this variety by using different exercises from workout to workout […]

How to Make Hard Boiled Eggs

You would think making hard-boiled eggs is easy, but it can be tricky. And if you follow the slow-carb diet featured in the book “The Four-Hour Body,” you will eat a lot of hard-boiled eggs. To be honest with you I had never really eaten, or made, a lot of hard-boiled eggs before I read […]

Take Extra Time to Warm Up When it's Cold

The term “warm-up” is never as appropriate as when its absolutely freezing cold, miserable weather and you feel like your bones are going to break with every step you take. I hate the winter and I hate the cold, but the only thing that allows me to deal with it is that I have a […]

Exercise Like An Expert in Ten Easy Step, Part 2

You won’t be an expert, but you can exercise like an expert if you keep ten steps in mind. Here’s the second part of the list that I posted earlier this week. There are 10 easy steps you can follow to make your workouts as efficient and as effective as possible. The first 5 steps […]

Exercise Like An Expert in Ten Easy Step, Part 1

Just to be clear, you won’t be an expert, but you can exercise like an expert if you keep these ten steps in mind. Can something be both complex and simple? Can it taste great and yet be less filling? Hot and cold? Where am I going with this? Hang on, I’ll tell you. Working […]

TSA Airport Security Pat-down Workout

If you’re planning on flying anytime soon, and want to look and feel your best when your Fourth Amendment rights are being violated, you might want to think about getting yourself in shape. Think about it; you might look good in clothes but the TSA agent who gropes you or sees your full-body scan will […]

How to do Indian Club Upper Body Flexibility Exercises

I have been a big fan of Indian Club exercises for quite some time and use them myself and with my clients. As a matter of fact, you don’t need to use the clubs in order to get the most out of these exercises. I have three pairs of Indian Clubs – 5-pounds, 1-1/4 pounds, […]

How to Use the Stairmaster for Maximum Gain

The Stairmaster, in all its iterations, is one of the most popular and misused pieces of equipment in the gym world, so I’m going to try and set the record straight and tell you how to use this equipment properly. I realize that here are many different types of machines, for the sake of brevity […]

How to Walk on a Treadmill

I can’t believe I have to write the phrase, “How to walk on a treadmill,” but it is very clear that people need to read/hear it. How can so many people not know how to perform the most fundamental movement there is?  Go to any big, open gym and watch rows and rows of people not […]