Health and Fitness

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Playing the Long Game is the only Game you should be Playing

From as far back as I can remember the headlines would read “six pack abs in thirty days”, “add two inches to your biceps in six weeks” or “lose 50 pounds in three months”. Do you want to know the truth? Those are lies. Seventeen years in the fitness industry will show you what works, […]

Taking a Week Off from Training & Why Vacation Weight Gain is B.S.

How many times have you had a conversation with a friend, colleague or family member when they got back from vacation and they say something to the effect “I gained ten pounds on vacation”? I’m here to tell you that not only is that complete and utter B.S., it is also virtually impossible. See to […]

Build Muscle for a Faster Metabolism

I’m seeing a trend in today’s health and fitness space which I believe is problematic. It is not uncommon to see nutrition plans consisting of calories 1200-1600 per day for men and women to be combined with an hour or two of cardiovascular activity. The problem with this approach is participants will lose weight; but […]
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The Two Most Important Things to Focus on When Weight Training

When weight training (whether you are a novice or advanced participant) it is imperative that you focus on form and volume in your weight training routine. Failure to keep an eye on these items can lead to injuries from failure to perform exercises correctly or from increasing your training volume too quickly. The flip side […]
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Formal Fitness Training – 4 Corner Podcast Episode 1

This is the first episode of the four corner podcast which featured Dani, Adam, Mike & Benn. In this episode we discussed strength training, workout related nutrition, how to move forward with your pre and post workout nutrition, corrective exercises and so much more. If fat loss, muscle gain or living a life of vitality […]
Virtual Personal Training

Online Training for the Experienced Workout Enthusiast

Something that I have been giving a great deal of thought to lately is; Why people who consistently go to the gym and have “a fair amount” of knowledge on form and how to exercise, would hire a coach? If you have spent any decent amount of time in the gym you would begin to […]