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The Secret to your Children's Lifelong Participation in Physical Activity and Sports
The Secret to your Children's Lifelong Participation in Physical Activity and Sports

What is physical activity and sports? Definition by Mandelbaum (2004). Physical Activity : Physical activity is any bodily movement produced by skeletal muscles that result in an expenditure of energy. Sport: Sport is an activity requiring physical ability, physical fitness, or technique and strategy in which usu...

Leg Strength and Running
Leg Strength and Running

Leg Strength and Running: The Great Myth of Our Time I'm training for my first 1/2 Marathon. I'm embarrassed that it has taken me 10 years to actually learn enough about my body to be able to handle the training. But, thankfully, I finally feel that I am the master of my body…and not the other way aroun...

5 Secrets For Sexy Arms
5 Secrets For Sexy Arms

Just about every woman I've ever trained focuses a lot of attention on getting smaller hips, butt, abs and legs. Sound familiar? In truth, a symmetrical body is one of the sexiest looks you can strive for. By symmetrical, I'm referring to an overall body fat reduction and a complete workout program that do...

Tai Chi, NOT Chai Tea!
Tai Chi, NOT Chai Tea!

Those of you that have either completed a one-on-one program, purchased an on-line program or have read anything else that I have written in the past have most likely determined by now and realize it is quite evident... I am a huge supporter and advocate of integrated and phase-based training as optimized methods of he...

What is Pilates?
What is Pilates?

Pilates is a system of over 500 controlled exercises that engage the mind and condition the total body by using a popular exercise regimen that uses special stretches and machines. Named after Joseph Pilates, Pilates exercise system has proven itself invaluable not only to the fitness user, but to the professional trai...

Exercise and Heart Health: A Life Giving Marriage
Exercise and Heart Health: A Life Giving Marriage

Most people get their health out of a bottle these days, be it a bottle of vitamins or pharmaceuticals. However, with a little effort and dedication you really can get a hold on your life, turn it round and live it to the full! If you've been diagnosed with heart disease or are at risk of developing heart disea...