Tag: personaltraining

  • HIIT (High Intense Interval Training)

    Oh no, Chris is at it again; naming exercises after himself! Relax! It's called HIIT, not HIT or HITCH (which is an amazing movie fyi, pretty sure that was about me)! HIIT stands for High Intense Interval Training and is definitely not rocket science. This type of cardio should be used to spice up your…

  • Trainers Only Article AKA TOA

    Every month, I will include an article just for trainers and ever so cleverly dub it, “Trainers Only Article” or TOA. Today's article will focus on attaining a greater clientele base. I firmly believe an amazing trainer is one who practices what they preach; superior knowledge in Kinesiology and anatomy and then being able to…

  • Best Fitness Magazine Out There&

    Ever go to Barnes and Noble to find a good workout book or some valid fitness advice? Whatsbout trying to find useful fitness suggestions on the internet? Chances are that you have no ideawhom to trust because everyone who is aesthetically blessed claims to be a fitness expert!! Read my article on personal trainers in…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Education vs. Experience

    In today's world there are numerous “personal trainers” in the industry with some sort of acronym behind their name. Much to my amazement, clients stereotypically do not delve much into their trainer's background and/or credentials. My goal today is to explain the process of becoming a certified personal trainer and make some headway into all…

  • Females & Weightlifting

    One of the most common misconceptions that we come across as personal trainers is the fear that females will become too muscular if they use heavy weights (those pretty 5lb pink weights do not count). Where do these perceptions come from? First off, it begins with the media and weight lifting magazines such as Shape,…