New Years Resolutions - Achieving Success

Why New Years Resolutions Fail The New Year is the number one time of year for making exercise and nutrition related resolutions and 80% of those will fail by February. In January you have good intentions about attacking your new gym routine and eating plan, but a disturbance in routine causes you to lose focus…

Is Your Training Hurting You?

Training For Sport Versus Training For Health Reasons I recently came across a research study titled “A 4 year Analysis of the Incidence of Injuries Among Crossfit Trained Participants.” This particular article intrigued me because CrossFit has become such a popular training style for many people. What many people don’t realize is that CrossFit was…

Popular Fitness Routines, Do They Work? Finding The Best Workout For You

Just Google it? Have you tried looking up fitness information on google or opened a magazine and said “I want to look like that so I will do what this celebrity is doing?”  Many of us have, myself included.  About 8 years ago, before I began strength training with a focus in High Intensity Training…

Quality over Quantity - A review of exercise and nutrition recommendations

Exercise and Nutrition: Quality over Quantity Exercise We have all heard the saying quality over quantity but why don’t we apply this to exercise and nutrition? Arthur Jones, the inventor of Nautilus exercise machines and High Intensity Strength Training was a pioneer in the movement to emphasize quality over quantity in fitness.  Many times he…

Muscle Imbalance and Proper Strengthening Protocol

Single Limb Training We have been asked questions about muscle imbalances a lot lately.  I will highlight a specific example, but keep in mind this protocol should be applied to all muscular imbalances/injuries. A client saw his doctor and was recommended to a physical therapist who diagnosed him with one glute being weaker than the…