Tag: weighttraining

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • EPOC: Excess Post Oxygen Consumption; Huh?

    Is this just another esoteric acronym? Not so much. I did have a student believing that it was 2pacs evil twin, but that only lasted for a few days. EPOC isn't precisely rocket science either. When you break it down, it means exactly what it says – the extra consumption of oxygen after exercise. I…

  • Men, Why Don’t You Stretch?

    One of my favorite things to see in the gym is a huge guy bench pressing 315lbs, yet he is unable to even touch his toes. Why is it, that guys are so obsessed with weights and how much they can lift with the alpha male question being, “how much can you bench?” The better…

  • Which Bar Would You Choose if Price Wasn’t an Issue?

    (g= grams, kcals = calories) Brand A: Carmel Peanut Butter: 180 kcals, Total of 6g fat (3 saturated), 16g carbohydrates (2g dietary fiber and 6g sugars.) 15g Whey Protein (over 30 ingredients) Brand B: Creamy Peanut Butter Crisp: 310 kcals, Total of 10g of fat (6 saturated), 33g of carbs (2g of fiber and 3g…

  • Cardio vs Weight Training

    How does a person answer this question? Which movie is better, Scarface or Titanic? They are totally different genres, target audiences, time periods and different moods. It isn't easy to distinguish a clear favorite between the two because one is a love story while the other is a shoot em up, snort it up flick.…