Simple Truth to Succeed in Your New Years Resolution

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Simple Truth to Succeed in Your New Years Resolution

Every new years there’s a surge in gyms and people hiring personal trainers to help them with weight-loss, strength training, or whatever fitness goal. This also brings out the snake oil salesman and sleazy fitness gyms pumping in LOTS of money into [Read more…]

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Prenatal Training: Tips for Exercising While Pregnant

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Prenatal Training: Tips for Exercising While Pregnant

There are numerous benefits to exercising while pregnant such as limiting the length of hospitalization, incidence of cesarean section, and the Apgar scores (1). While every pregnancy is subjective, through our experience resistance training can help minimize prenatal complications, ease of labor, and faster postpartum recovery. Despite pop culture pushing yoga and running, there are other exercise options like resistance training, which has been proven very beneficial and not harmful for prenatal trainees. [Read more…]

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The Keys to Train at a High Level

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Parris Island: US Marine Corps Boot Camp If you want to perform at a high level, then you have to accept that there will be sacrifices. I’m not talking about baby sacrifices, like not going out to dinner a few times week but sacrifices that may not always be ”fun”. There seems to be a big disconnect that training, dieting, and practice is about what works for you on your schedule and that it’s always comfortable. While this mentality is completely fine for the everyday person, however if you truly want to go to the next level [Read more…]

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Mobility Travel Fitness Guide

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Mobility Travel Fitness Guide

Being a personal trainer in NYC, I’m used to traveling short distances all around Manhattan but currently I’m writing on a train from Milan to Rome. I don’t normally get to travel long distances so this was my first “red eye” [Read more…]

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How to Succeed as a Coach

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How to Succeed as a Coach

Learn from one of my biggest mistakes and I’m sure you’ll be much further along as a coach or personal trainer.

To succeed as a sports performance coach or personal trainer is beyond your fitness knowledge, programming skills, and acute “coaching eye“. It’s about getting “buy in” from your personal training client and athletes.

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Exercise of the Week: Superman Plank Hold

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The “Superman Plank Hold” is a bad ass variation of the plank. This is a KILLER ab, core, trunk, or whatever you want to call it exercise. It’s a great exercise to start adding into your own routine, not only because it’s great for your core/trunk [Read more…]

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