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No Time to Exercise – Excuses and Solutions

My teens are dual-enrolled, so I drive back-and-forth to the junior high 6-8 times every day. I teach them three subjects at home, so I prepare and discuss algebra, Latin, and history daily. They...
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Question – I go to gym every day and I follow good diet, but...

Answer - My experience as a personal trainer and as someone who has lost and maintained a 90 pound weight loss for 7 years is that this is more simple than you realize…but not...

Question – Will HIIT Cause You to Lose Gains?

Answer - The short answer is yes if you mean size. No, if you mean strength or endurance or health. Muscle size includes the stored glycogen. Glycogen is the stored form of sugar, and its...
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New Small Group – Murph for Memorial Day 2017

Need a challenge? Like your work out simple? Value Primal movements? Need some kind of motivation besides just the drive to lose weight? Then join us for Murph every Saturday morning, culminating in the...

Why You Should Be Doing Sit-ups

Ran across another trainer online telling people to "never do sit ups." Well, that's just ridiculous. Here's why. My dad, who was an avid strength trainer into his seventies, once told me he had trouble...
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Summer GVT and Preview of Fall Small Group Training

We're winding down our German Volume Training (GVT) program that started in June. By the end of August we'll do measurements and see how group members have progressed in size and strength. Our team has enjoyed...

Pro Tip – How to Stop Postexercise Soreness

We all grew up with "RICE": rest, ice, compression, elevation or in some situations, rest, immobilize, cold, elevate. This is for injuries, and soreness from exercise was often viewed in the same light. So, we...
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Less Risk of Alzheimer’s With Exercise

The more energy you use each week -- the more physically active you are -- the less your chance of Alzheimer's disease. A study looked at 876 adults over age 65 and used MRI scans...
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GVT Summer – Week 1

Our first week of German Volume Training has been fantastic! To get it ready for our intrepid lifters, we have a new rack in the studio and a few more pieces of equipment on the way...
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Muscle Makes You Smaller: Why Women Need Strength Training

When you compare the same amount of weight in muscle and in fat, muscle is 22% smaller. That is, if you're fat and you build muscle without losing a pound, you will still be...