Monthly Archives: May 2020

No such thing as stubborn fat. How to rid of it.

There’s no such thing as stubborn body fat. Your fat doesn’t have a mind of it’s own. It’s not resistant to change. Your fat isn’t stubborn, you are. While that may sound harsh, our mindset about what is necessary for weight loss is what’s needed to actually lose weight. If you’re not willing to exercise […]

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Exercise ball workout at home

Since most people have an inflatable exercise ball at home, and more and more people are asking me for exercises to do at home, I created this 24-minute, total body exercise video. I have beginner, intermediate and advanced options, so, whatever your exercise level, you’ll get a good workout. Now, I’m going to ask a […]

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Cardio is unnecessary for weight loss

Back when I wanted to lose weight, I would pick up magazines, which seemed to only feature thin women who ran marathons. I didn’t want to run, and thought that the only way I could lose weight was to run long distances daily. I figured that since running is a cardiovascular activity, I may be […]

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foam roller exercises for pain relief

Follow along and workout with me with this simple 11-minute foam roller massage. I like to do these exercises at the end of my workouts, as it reduces soreness, tightness and pain. You can get a foam roller at a sports store, some massage centers, or on Amazon. Subscribe to my YouTube channel, which will […]

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The hardest lunge. I can do it. Can you?

The Darden 30-10-30 method split squat is the most brutal lunge I’ve done. Most people can’t do it exactly as designed. Follow along and let me know if you can do it. The technique is to slowly lower into a reverse lunge position for 30 seconds, then do 10 dynamic lunges, following by another torturous […]

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How to get motivated to exercise

If you have a hard time getting motivated to workout, follow these steps: Put on a comfortable exercise outfit that makes you feel good. I’ve had clients come to the gym in jeans, which isn’t good for lower body exercises since they don’t stretch. Wearing clothes specifically made for exercise, that fits you well and […]

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Excessive protein = a big belly

Too much of anything can be harmful. Drinking too much water can lead to death (called hyponatremia); pushing past your limits during exercise, even if you’re extremely fit, can lead to a fast death (called rhabdomyolysis); and too much protein converts to fat, or may even cause a distended-looking belly. If you look at the […]

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Driveway fitness training. How it’s done

My neighbor called me and asked me to train her two teenage girls because they wanted to exercise and lose weight. I asked her, “How are we going to do that, with the social distancing rules?” She replied, “We live across the street.” I had an epiphany, and said, “We’ll train in our driveways. Have […]

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