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Why Hire a Personal Trainer?

Hiring a personal trainer can go a long way in helping you to meet your goals. If you hire the right trainer you will maximize your chances of achieving safe, well-informed, and sustainable results. You will learn how to exercise, eat correctly, stretch, and supplement so you can begin to help friends and family improve […]

Gym Etiquette: Part 2

  Gym etiquette part 2.   This week we bring to you part two of the Formal Fitness Training Gym rules of gym etiquette. It once was reasonably simple, but now with all the new technology we must re-establish rules. With wireless headphones, heart rate monitors, cell phones which give constant contact and internet access, TV’s, […]

Gym Etiquette: Part 1 (Keeping a Positive Gym Environment)

  Gym etiquette is important. It once was reasonably simple, but now with all the new technology we must re-establish rules. With wireless headphones, heart rate monitors, cell phones which give constant contact and internet access, TV’s, and more there are many forms of distraction at the gym than just about anywhere else. These rules evolve […]

How to safely lose weight and why the process is different for everyone!

How to safely lose weight and a healthy recipe from special guest and cooking coach Gili from Vegan Foodie. Losing weight is the mystery it seems everyone has the answer for. Juice cleanses, fasting, carbohydrate cycling, Mediterranean diet, deprivation, and diet pills are some of the most common things that people try to get in […]

The Formal Fitness Training Story: Why We Do What We Do

The Formal Fitness Training business launched because I saw things in the fitness industry that could be improved upon. The business would have never happened but a client believed in me so much that she wrote me a $3000 check and handed it to me at LA Fitness. She said “Mike you don’t belong at this gym, […]

Caffeine and how to use it to positively effect your performance in the gym!

Caffeine Caffeine is a morning standard for many people in the world. From tea, coffee, soda, to pre-workout performance enhancing drinks intended to improve lifting intensity. What results can you really expect from your daily dose of caffeine? Coffee Research has suggested that coffee can be used to cut perceived exertion while exercising, decrease your risk of Alzheimer’s disease, improve cognition, and increase […]