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Back to Basics

May 10, 2009

The International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) reported that there are 26,830 health clubs, fitness centers and gyms in America. That means there are 1.5 fitness facilities for every single city, town, village, municipality, comunidad, and urbana in America (2000 US Census). As a professional in the fitness industry, I think that’s pretty damn … Continue Reading

It’s About Time

May 8, 2009

The Hill Blog» Blog Archive » Promoting Healthy Lifestyles (Rep. Ron Kind). A while back I had a conversation with a client who was in quite good shape and always seemed like he enjoyed his time working out.  Can’t remember how we got started, but the net net of the discussion was that he exercised … Continue Reading

Words and Phrases I Wish Would Die a Fiery Death

May 7, 2009

 Workout Workout? We work out a math problem. We work out an embedded splinter. We work out a bad constipation. We work out a rocky marriage. But what the hell do we workout with a dumbbell? Why not just call it exercise—because that’s what it is. Exercise. And if I had my choice, this word, … Continue Reading

The Secret to Success

April 27, 2009

The conversation goes something like this, “I’m trying to lose weight. I think my diet is generally pretty good, I’m exercising at least 2x/week at moderate intensity but I’m not losing weight. What can I do?” This is a direct quote from hundreds, probably thousands, of sources on a daily basis. Macronutrient (carbs, protein, fat) … Continue Reading