• What is “the Pump?”

    Can non-bodybuilders experience muscle excitement in the gym?  Maybe you’ve heard the lingo at the gym and wondered what the hype was about. Remember the expression, “bigger, better, faster, more?” The pump is the bodybuilders way of achieving that. In other words, muscles look bigger, sometimes even half an inch bigger, with the pump. Can […]

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  • The Shadow of the Presidential Fitness Test

    Some things in high school PE classes remain relevant throughout life. What are the things that school fitness tests got right  Amid concern about the inactivity and declining fitness levels of youth, the test was planned to encourage more exercise. Many kids felt traumatized by the prospect of the test, which used a ranking system. […]

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  • The Ultimate Guide to Gym Etiquette

    Does it feel like your gym has lately become a free for all? Time to rein things back in. Just a little courtesy goes a long way. Not sure what’s expected? These rules will make you a model citizen. Offer a greeting Say hello or at least offer a smile if someone is attending the […]

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  • How to Stay Motivated as a Beginner

    Whatever your goals may be, to lose weight, get toned and tight, increase strength or just feel great, the key is keeping up the momentum as you encounter the peaks and valleys of your health journey. Here’s how to knock it out of the park.   Staying Motivated: What’s the Problem? Toned legs. Powerful abs. […]

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  • How to Start Your Fitness Journey

    You can’t put off your health any more. The time to hesitate on your health…is through. So what now? Where do you start? With a actionable plan that makes sense for your lifestyle. Here’s your cheat sheet for getting started.   (Don’t) Go Big or Go Home Starting off too ambitious (I’m going to lose […]

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