Training Category

The Role of High Intensity and Low Intensity Cardio

November 13 , 2010 | | In: Training

As many of you know, I do a radio spot a couple times a month for 104.9 WNFM covering various fitness topics. I thought we would revisit one of those radio shows in which I cover High Intensity, and Low Intensity cardio. I believe they both should play a part in a persons fitness journey. [...]

Its Your Turn To Make A Change!

September 23 , 2010 | | In: Motivation, Nutrition, Training

With the new season of Biggest Loser on the air, I thought this would be relevant. I find the show inspirational watching people make a commitment to bettering their health and fitness, and ultimately changing their life. If taking back control of your health and fitness has been on your mind. Do not wait any [...]

Not Overweight… But Still Fat?

July 3 , 2010 | | In: Nutrition, Training

When people set off to make weight loss goals they take the typical approach. Increase cardio (low intense steady state), and highly restrict calories. They then may lose 40 pounds but wonder why they still look like the same flabby self they were when they started… only now, a smaller flabby version. They still carry [...]

P90X – Review

February 23 , 2010 | | In: Training

It has been an extremely busy month for me as my new business takes off. I am enjoying the success, but do apologize for not updating in awhile. One thing I am learning as I meet with many people from all walks is how confused they are about all the health and fitness information bombarding [...]

Just Dance Review – Lifestyle Activity

January 18 , 2010 | | In: Training Entertainment Just Dance – Awareness I have mentioned in a previous post how one can incorporate things they enjoy doing into everyday life. Joining a volleyball or softball league, be a part of a dog walking club, making a family night out of playing the Wii, etc. This is what I call the Lifestyle [...]

The Benefits of Resistance Training

January 14 , 2010 | | In: Training

As many of you know, I have started a new business called ShockBody Fitness, and I am now fully immersed into fitness again. In doing so, I have the opportunity to talk to many people about their fitness goals. It surprises me how many people who just want to lose weight, don’t want to have [...]

Making Fitness Part of Your New Year

January 2 , 2010 | | In: Training

Getting Started and Staying Active Its good to come into this year with an idea of what you want to accomplish. Many will say, “This year is going to be different, I am going to get in shape.” The new year often stirs us up enough to bring these good intentions to the surface but [...]

The Fitness Lie of Cardio

December 26 , 2009 | | In: Training

Ok, so what kind of workout do you think about doing when you are training for fat loss? Running, Biking, Aerobic Classes??? Ahh yes, the good old-fashioned low intensity cardio. So, why do so many fitness professionals recommend it? Because fat, is a slow burning energy store. The energy system powering low intensity exercises use [...]

Short on time… Try Tabata!

December 4 , 2009 | | In: Training

My kids slept in one morning (something that doesn’t happen often) which allowed me to sleep in as well. I don’t use an alarm clock for this reason… because if anyone is up, whether my wife, or the kids, I can’t stay asleep. So this particular morning I had scheduled steep hill sprints, followed by [...]