(Don’t) Put Your Back Into It: How to Properly Lift a Weight

If you’ve ever suffered from a backache or injury you know one thing: you don’t realize how important your back is until it’s hurt.   Back problems are extremely common amongst Americans.  But, there are some ways to prevent them. Using...

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What makes a trainer a good trainer?

For the last few years I have had the pleasure of talking to, meeting and working with trainers from many different places. Every single trainer I have met seems to have some personal style and opinion that shows in...

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Eating Healthy While Dining Out

How-To: Eating Healthy While Dining Out I can't even tell you the number of times I broke my healthy eating streak because I couldn't resist a night out to dinner with the girls or with my family. Not only would...

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Trail Fuel: What to pack for backpacking

Trail Fuel: What to pack for backpacking Did you know that a full day of backpacking can translate to your body burning upwards of 3,000-4,000 calories a day? Most backpackers out on the trails tend to under fuel in attempt...

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Metabolic Damage: Are You Starving Yourself Fat?

Has this ever happened to you? You follow a diet, lose a significant amount of weight, end the diet, gain all the weight back and plus some. Now, no matter how hard you try you can’t seem to lose...

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Fuel your body right: How to accurately calculate your energy needs

How much do I need to eat in order to lose weight, gain muscle or improve my performance? This is one of the most frequently asked questions I receive from my clients, friends and family on a daily basis. It...

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