Tag: fatloss

  • The Bench Press

    Arguably, the bench press is an exercise that is performed a lot in the gym and deserves a lot of merit. This exercise engages your pectoralis major, triceps brachaii, anterior deltoid and serratus anterior. Before we dive into the bench press 101, I'm going to teach you about the anatomy; aka the fun stuff!! Chest anatomy…

  • Periodization – What Art Thou?

    Periodization is the organized approach that involves progressive cycling of various aspects of a training program during a specific period of time (by varying the resistance, number of sets, and the number of repetitions, greater gains can be made). In my class, we like to call it FITT (Frequency, Intensity, Time and Type).  Made simple, it's…

  • The 30 Minute Workout

    How many times have you given yourself one hour to work out at the gym, but when it was all said and done, it lasted only 30 minutes? Whether it's traffic, meetings running late or annoying texts from your significant other telling you something mundane, e.g., “oh my God, the funniest thing just happen, a…

  • 2 for 10, Then Drop It!!!

    Just like the name implies, you will be doing 2 exercises in a super set fashion for 10 sets followed by a drop set. This isn't as easy as it sounds, Bub! To maximize your results with this workout, you will be doing a full *pyramid set with no rest. On set 10, you will…

  • Trim, Toned and Sexy; Best Legs in 2012

    Think of a female with amazing legs – Erin Stern comes to my mind (Fitness Model on the left.) I just asked this bartender who came to her mind and she said, “I have great legs, want to see em?” Hmmm, maybe this can be my new pick up line!! So you think Jessica Biel…

  • Split Your Routine & You'll Never Plateau

    Guys and girls, are you ready for your best sculpted body yet? Here's your CHALLENGE! Give this routine a shot for 21 days! Why 21 days you ask? Simple, that's the amount of time it requires an individual to establish a routine. Not only with this give you some new moves, but it will help…

  • Body Fat Testing; How Personal Trainers Dupe You

    Have you ever been pinched by those annoying little clippers that personal trainer's use? Chances are high that you have, if you joined a gym lately. That instrument is called a Caliper and when used by a professional, they have a 3 – 5 percent error. Professional, that's any personal trainer correct? WRONG BUCKOO! Let…

  • Year of the ABS; ROUND #2

    Hands down the #1 muscle exercised in the gym or at home is your rectus abdominals (see year of the abs first edition for a refresher). Whether or not it is an infomercial on 6 minutes abs, a machine such as the ab roller and/or an electrical shock belt, it's all nonsense! Our society is…

  • Diets: Stop with Your Preaching and Tell Me What Diet To Go On!

    You probably think this article is going to be about coaching you on avoiding certain diets and that I am going to try and convert you and your poor eating habits into a life style modification! Well you're wrong. Undoubtedly, the best decision would be to completely change your bad habits and employ a proper…

  • 2012…The Year of the Abs

    As an instructor and personal trainer, I hear all day long, “I want abs like Jessica Alba and Ryan Reynolds. I want a 6 pack. I want those sexy guy lines. I want a smaller waist. How do I get rid of my beer gut? How do I lose my love handles?” Judge Smails from…