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What is the Best Exercise or Piece of Fitness Equipment

As a fitness professional, people ask me every day “what’s the best exercise or piece of fitness equipment?” This question used to frustrate me because it’s the root cause of so many challenges people face in fitness. These days I use it as a positive opportunity to help people learn that fitness isn’t as complicated as they think and that …

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One Simple Question: Why Do You Workout

Why do you workout? This seemingly simple question has a profound impact on the results you get…from workouts and from life. For most of the population (and perhaps you too), the two most common responses are: While I know this is the reality that most people experience, I believe those are crappy reasons why should you workout. It’s these reasons …

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3 Simple Tips to Make Your Morning Really Good

It’s Monday afternoon. How are you feeling right now? Feeling drained, exhausted, counting the minutes until the end of the day, and thinking “crap…it’s only Monday”? If so, the good news is that Mondays don’t have to suck…or any other day for that matter! Here are 3 simple and highly effective tips to make your morning really good, and get …

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5 Healthy Daily Habits for a Longer and Better Life

On April 30th 2018, Harvard researchers published the results of a massive longitudinal study on the impact of adopting healthy daily habits on mortality risk. It encompassed 34 years of data from 78,865 women and 27 years of data from 44,354 men. The results were able to quantify what we health and wellness professionals have known for a long time…Following …

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What Motivated You to Look For a Fitness Trainer Today?

This week several new clients came looking for a personal fitness trainer and signed up for coaching at our downtown studio. Since I’ve been traveling a lot lately, it was good to reconnect with this part of my business, and a great reminder of how much I love the consultation process with potential new clients. It’s my chance to listen, …