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New Years Fitness Resolutions

Are you preparing New Year’s resolutions?  It’s that time of year.  The holidays, seeing family and friends, exchanging gifts, eating.  New Year’s Eve isn’t far off.  What do we do on New Year’s Eve?  Make resolutions for the coming year.  And a big resolution is fitness.  Nearly two-thirds of Americans […]

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Weeknight Pad Thai

Pad Thai is a delicious dish that’s easy to prepare.  Traditionally made with shrimp and tofu, I prepared this version with ingredients I had on hand.  As often happens in our kitchen, I tend to measure out ingredients by eyeball unless I’m following someone’s recipe. I based this on the Inquiring […]

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Functional Strength Principles

Today, I’m outlining the principles behind my approach to strength training. Many people in the gym use a “split session” approach, training shoulders one day, chest another day, legs the third day, and so on. Split sessions are great for those who have the time. However, most people – and […]

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Post Physical Therapy Training

Post Physical Therapy Training If you’ve completed physical therapy while recovering from a surgery or illness, strength training can speed your return to full function. Oftentimes people complete a physical therapy program and not only cease doing the prescribed home exercises, but cease or do minimal physical activity. When you […]

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Why I Became A Personal Trainer.

Being a personal trainer is a second career for me.  When I meet someone, they generally ask, how long have you been doing this?  And I reply, “Being a personal trainer is a second career, I was in wholesale distribution for a long time.”  Then they ask, Why did you […]

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