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Top Health and Fitness Trends for 2014

Top Health and Fitness Trends for 2014

As 2013 is wrapping up a number of different organizations are coming out with their “Top Fitness Trends” lists for 2014.  First of all this is just a ploy for these organizations to get some easy media coverage. Second certain “trends” may be fleeting or temporary but what holds up over time is the factContinue Reading

The Secret to Staying Young for Generation X

The Secret to Staying Young for Generation X

Anyone who enjoys riding a skateboard, flying down a hill on a snowboard or mountain bike or even simply watching the X-Games on TV should give a big Thank You to Generation X for creating the entire category of “extreme sports.” In the 70s Gen Xers living in Southern California took the existing subcultures ofContinue Reading

Making the Case for PEDs – Anabolic Steroids

Making the Case for PEDs – Anabolic Steroids

Okay, I’m going to go out on a limb here and make the case for performance enhancing drugs aka anabolic steroids aka stuff your body produces naturally.  This is a hot topic for me b/c I can’t enjoy a game or sports show on TV without being inundated by stupid commericals for the non-life-threatening medicalContinue Reading

6 Things Your Personal Trainer Should Be Telling You!

6 Things Your Personal Trainer Should Be Telling You!

  This recent post by the Wall Street Journal on the 10 things you’re trainer isn’t telling you got me thinking…   First, the most important thing from that list is #2; if you have weight loss goals then changing your nutrition is as important as exercise. Notice I didn’t say “diet” but nutrition, aContinue Reading

Connecting through Fitness

Connecting through Fitness

Those of us in Gen X were between the ages of 21 and 37 on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001.  There is absolutely no doubt that you remember exactly where you were and what you were doing when you heard about the devastating events unfolding in NYC, Arlington, VA and in the skies above PA. OneContinue Reading

The 80s Fitness Craze

The 80s Fitness Craze

Any guy who became interested in working out in the 80s had one of a few sources of motivation to start lifting weights. In all likelihood the role models were most likely popular idols such as Stallone, Schwarzenegger, or almost anyone in the (then) WWF (yes, I was a Hulkamaniac, but was also a bigContinue Reading

5 things I Absolutely LOVE about the Fitness Industry

5 things I Absolutely LOVE about the Fitness Industry

As I reflected on the post I wrote about the 4 things that bugged me about the fitness industry it occurred to me that I should focus on the positive and what I love instead fixating on the negative of what I don’t.   When I was 17 I ‘misrepresented’ my age to get aContinue Reading

4 Things I Strongly Dislike About the Fitness Industry

4 Things I Strongly Dislike About the Fitness Industry

First, I try not to say the word “hate” it’s so full of negative energy and should be saved for really foul, distasteful things. Instead of saying the h-word, I tend to use the phrase strongly dislike to express my disdain for something or someone.   Second, I’ve spent the past fifteen years working inContinue Reading

Master the Chin-up

Master the Chin-up

Master the Chin-up! Want to get a strong, sexy back, chiseled shoulders and sculpted arms? The chin-up is the way to go!  If you want to master the chin-up, here is an exercise progression that will have you knocking out reps in no time flat!   This program is designed to be done over theContinue Reading

6 Ways Exercise is the Fountain of Youth, Part II

6 Ways Exercise is the Fountain of Youth, Part II

  What do Wilford Brimley and Bradd Pitt have in common?   When Brimley shot Cocoon in the early 80s, he was 50. When Brad shot World War Z he was 49. That’s right, they were almost the same age when they filmed their respective movies. Who would you rather look like when you’re 50?Continue Reading