Before I start, it’s unfair for me to assume that none of you are already human robots. You might sit at a desk all day, with your hands tied to your keyboard, your eyes super-glued to the computer, and your feet nailed to the ground. You might finally get the chance to unchain yourself from … Continue reading
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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
carrots, caffeine & sunscreen. or in other words, balance & moderation.
I’m currently indulging in the gentle warmth, yet deceivingly abrasive UV-rays of the San Diegan sun, an activity I like to incorporate into my daily life. However, today, I feel okay about this indulgence for several reasons, of which none might actually be sufficient. One, I just ate a s*** ton of carrots. And I … Continue reading
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