In my career as a Personal Trainer, I am asked all the time about ways to insure the success of any fitness program. While there are several factors to help make a fitness program effective, today I wanted to focus on one of the most important and hardest thing you can do to help stay
The new year is finally here. It’s a new start, a clean slate and a fresh new page. So in celebration of this, I wanted to share with you a formula for setting fitness goals that would make them easier to reach.
I call it S.M.A.R.T. goal setting: S: specific, M: measurable, A: attainable, R: realistic, T: time-bound.
Let’s take a typical new-year resolution: “I want to lose weight and be healthy” and try to apply the S.M.A.R.T. approach to modify it.
12/19/20 Update: This was written about a year ago, but updated to reflect COVID19 safety and other updated links.
Let the count down begin! The holidays are here and with that comes all the goodness of the holidays; scrumptious food, shopping, and happy cheers. Also with the season comes the possibility of adding on thousands of unnecessary calories, weight gain, and an increased waist line.
(As of Sept. 22nd it’s only 100 days to the new year!)
I know you are probably thinking “What? A New Year’s Resolution in September? What’s going on?”
I say “Why not!” On Jan 1st of every year millions mark the day as a fresh start and make resolutions to exercise more, lose weight and eat healthy. Then reality kicks in on Jan 31st (4 weeks later) when the
COVID19 has affected all of us in one way or another. Whether it is a job uncertainties, health worries, or simply the fear of the unknown, the stress from all of it can be overwhelming. According to the American Institute of Stress, 83% of US workers suffer from work-related stress and nearly 55% of Americans stress during the day. While it's impossible to eliminate stress, coping and managing it effectively is possible.
During the 1984 Olympics, the Russians realized that athletes who rehearsed their sport moves performed better than athletes who didn’t. Since then, several studies have shown the positive
Today I wanted to take some time and talk about a topic that is often misunderstood, or sometimes completely ignored. As the title says, skipping the gym and taking a break from working out, is actually an important factor for the overall success of any training program.
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