Failure & Guilt: Our Biggest Pitfalls
As a trainer/coach my job is to help you achieve your goals and fulfill your potential. That's it. That's the job. Whatever that entails to get you there, that's what I am going to do. It's just that simple.
Any coach worth a damn will tell you what I'm about to say; you cannot screw up, it's...
Why Hire a Personal Trainer?
Posted By: Mount Wachusett Community College on 04/06/2015
A relationship with a trainer creates accountability and positive reinforcement.
Many people feel that the hardest part of exercising regularly is making it a habit. Often, our good intentions are not enough! Making a commitment to meet regularly with someone to...
Kick-off (First and Second Half)
Start in a plank position. Perform one push-up with elbows bending to 90 degrees out away from the body. As you push back up, rotate your trunk and lift one arm up, moving into side plank with hand in the air. Come back down to a push-up and repeat on the other side. Hold the...
4 Core Movements for Beginners
January 12, 2015
Are you just getting started with a fitness routine and aren’t sure how to train your core? Here are a few basic core movements for beginners, with advanced options that can be done once you’ve mastered the basic exercises.
Lie on your stomach on an exercise mat or floor with your elbows...
Stretch Your Bits or Stretch Your Mind?
I’ve had a few things come up recently that have me rethinking the common stretching belief that goes something like this: stretch tight bits in your body and they will get longer/more flexible/more supple.
The things that have me rethinking this are:
An interview I did on the Liberated...
Whether you’re just starting your fitness journey or have been in the workout game for years, we’ve rounded up five pesky problems and how to deal with them:
1. Dirty Laundry
Different workouts may do different things for your body, but they all do the same thing for your laundry: make it pile up! Your sweaty clothes are proof of a job well done, but they...
They know which exercises are the most effective for burning calories, strengthening and toning your muscles, and even improving your balance and stability. To give you the inside scoop on what the experts do during their own workouts, we asked some of our top ACE pros to share their all-time favorite exercises.
BOSU Burpee With a Push-up for Good Measure
4 Simple Tricks To Lose Body-Fat!
I have some fantastic tan lines from my summer runs and workouts this year. I know tan lines may not be the “norm” for sexy, but what makes you feel sexier than being active? Physical activity has numerous health benefits, as you can read about here, and stimulates various brain chemicals that leave you feeling happier, also improving your self-esteem. That’s...