Remember years ago, that age you feared turning? You had a belief that when you reached it, you’d officially be “over-the-hill?” Well, for me that age was 45 which is what I turned today. When I was 25, I didn’t know that I could continue to be youthfully athletic, strong, and lean in my mid-40’s. […]
Healthy Lifestyle Management
Watching this video will help you to get started down the path of relieving your knee pain, and preventing it in the future. First and foremost Make sure to get evaluated by your physician. If your knee pain is a result of something that requires surgery, then it’s best to make sure you get the help you need […]
As someone who leads the athletic lifestyle, staying active, agile, and strong is of critical importance. You hit the gym on a regular basis in effort to attain these characteristics and would do just about anything you can to ensure you are consistently moving forward. But, could one factor be limiting your progress without you […]
Looking to get a jump on your recovery? While many athletes put great time and effort into finding the perfect workout program to use, few take the time to consider their recovery. This is a shame because your success is directly limited by your rate of recovery. This is the time that occurs between your […]
In the video above I’m going to give you 7 stretching guidelines that will ensure a more effective, efficient and pain-free way to improve your flexibility. Pain-Free Stretching The main take home point of this article is that PAIN during stretching should NEVER be part of the program because it’s a sign that the body’s internal defense mechanisms […]
When it comes to seeing progress from your workouts, nutrition is easily up to 75% of the game. Get your diet wrong and it won’t matter what you do in the gym, your performance won’t be moving forward as you had hoped you would. The great news is that fixing your nutrition doesn’t have to […]
Your standards for yourself are high, so you’ve put the time and energy into reading up on the latest of nutritional practices and are focusing on eating as healthy as possible at least 90% of the time. You feel good in knowing that you’re making wise food choices and are fueling your body with everything […]
In this video I’m going to show you how to avoid a huge mistake with your cardio training. Quality over Quantity The cardiovascular system, like our muscular system, adapts and grows stronger when it’s trained intensely with variation; or it adapts and plateaus when it’s not challenged, and then becomes de-conditioned all together when that stimulus […]
It’s been said that in life over-ambition can sometimes backfire. This happens often with many athletes and fitness enthusiasts who are so driven about achieving amazing results that they lose themselves in exercise and end up in a constant state of being broken down and risking injury. As a health professional, I witness this condition […]
If you want to increase muscular strength for the demands of your sport, or life in general, then the most beneficial way is to create an anabolic (muscle building) environment. This is accomplished through 3 key elements: 1. Proper Nutrition 2. Intense Resistance Exercise 3. And Adequate Recovery But aside from achieving a certain muscular […]
For years I had been really bothered that my clients would train so hard, and then go put crappy nutritional products in their bodies that were being marketed as beneficial. My hope that someday a company would come out with a quality product eventually faded away.
That’s when I decided to do it myself, and made a super-premium protein bar that was unlike the others out there that contain hormone laden and low quality protein sources, high sugar, soy, gluten, and artificial sweeteners. Instead, it’s what a bar should have been all along…real food.
Linda asks, “How do I boost metabolism as I age?” Aging does naturally slow the body’s metabolic function if you don’t make conscious efforts to boost your metabolism through proper nutrition and sufficient physical activity. I see this happen to my personal training Santa Monica clients all the time. If you’re not getting enough nutrients […]