Archive for January, 2008

Resiliency & Pliability

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

Two words that usually don’t come to mind when you think of the benefits of exercise, right? That’s all right, neither did I for years of working out, competing, and instructing. (more…)

Joint Health

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008

This article focuses on how to keep these connections or as I like to call them, Relay Stations, functioning appropriately. There are many experts out there who tell you to take this supplement or are ready to do surgery, but taking a look back at the structure, capabilities and even limitations we see that there are rules set up in the human skeleton that must be obeyed in order to keep joints healthy for a lifetime. Violate these rules and you will be in the operating room quicker than you can say Glucosamine. (more…)

Progression and Strategic Variation

Monday, January 21st, 2008

*As Published in Personal Fitness Professional, 2004

As the fitness industry continues to expand, bringing more and more Personal Trainers in to the industry, it becomes imperative to those of us already in the business continually sharpen and hone our skills in order to stay ahead and on top. Acquiring new skills, increasing knowledge, and finding new tools to work with clients will keep us in demand and ensure long-tem success with clients. (more…)

Why you shouldn’t use sunscreen

Monday, January 21st, 2008
  • The sun, which sustains all of life, is a powerful force. Limited sun exposure is beneficial to our overall health, assisting the body in producing bone benefiting vitamin D and assisting in healthy brain and hormonal chemistry. We only need about 10 minutes of sunshine per day. But excessive sun exposure is the number one cause of extrinsic (external) aging. And excessive exposure can breakdown the skin’s immunity to the sun and lead to skin cancer. (more…)