Tagged with fitness

jump to get fit : power of plyometrics

The power of what, you ask? Yes, that is a real word, and a great word indeed. A word which should be added to everyone’s vocabulary and routine. I’m talking about fitness. And I’m talking about a type of fitness that will get you fit in no time. No, really, plyometrics are insanely time efficient. … Continue reading

the mini workday workout

I’m not going to beat around the bush – Americans today are not moving enough and eating way too much. But lets be fair, it’s not entirely our fault. The way society has evolved has pushed us into a sedentary lifestyle, chained to a corporate cubicle, whilst sending us into sensory-overload with a bloated social … Continue reading

eliminate low back pain : stretch it all

While the first thing that often comes to mind when one’s back is tight or sore is to stretch the back itself, this may not be the most efficient or effective way of alleviating those pains. Yes it may seem logical, yet unfortunately, it ain’t that simple people. As more and more research comes out … Continue reading

do something everyday

one step at a time. small steps. every. single. day. One of the most commonly pondered questions is how to get fit or lose weight quick. Well, fortunately, the answer is quite simple and quick itself. Consistency :: Do something everyday. To get fit, and to get healthy, you have to think fit. You have … Continue reading

because I said so.

I am too frequently asked, “why should I work out?” and whether the question is in a rhetorical context, or a devils advocate context, or simply in an ignorant and stubborn context, the answer remains the same: because it’s good for you, and because i said so. Oh, and also, because why not? Does this … Continue reading

no regrets in health

photo courtesy of ehow.com After strategically convincing a client to train at 7 AM with me, rather than waiting to perhaps schedule a workout for later in the day (a workout that could easily be brushed off for the excuse of being utterly exhausted or ravenously craving dinner), this client and I came to a … Continue reading

twinkies and broccoli, trust and belief.

photo courtesy of holistictriathlete.worspress.com What would convince someone to abandon their comfortable life of couch-sitting, processed foods, and stress? Whilst individuals today may be aware of the fact that they are engaging in a lifestyle which is dangerously detrimental to their health on a multitude of levels, this awareness does not translate to action. So … Continue reading

shortcuts

This would be funny if it wasn’t reality. Frustrations of a fat world Alright, alright, so I’m not frustrated with the overwhelmingly large number which appears on many individuals’ scales today, but rather, I am frustrated with the lack of respect and concern for ones health. I am not frustrated with the fact that many … Continue reading