The PPSC and Humility

There is something positively contagious about learning something new. An impulse to open up and share new knowledge with the world. Everyone should know about X, and there is no reason you should not apply X, immediately! Flash forward to when you open your mouth and tell someone (my wife) and you come out soundingContinue reading “The PPSC and Humility”

Why Weight Loss?

There was a morning you woke up, looked in the mirror and decided you didn’t like what you saw. You grab the extra little flab between your thumb and forefinger, wishing for it to magically disappear. You step on the scale, disappointed, as the number stares at you like some kind of toddler taunting youContinue reading “Why Weight Loss?”

You Have Two Brains

Your body is complex. It’s a wonderful array of systems, working together to help you fulfill the needs to sustain life. The very fact that you are reading this, processing it and (hopefully) understanding these words speaks to how amazing YOU are. The various systems within your body work together to make you the personContinue reading “You Have Two Brains”

Racquetball + Fitness = Anthony

Finished up a bit ago with a client who has…survived Covid. I say survive rather than thrive because the mental game behind his training has been STOLEN from him. Not in the sense that he caught covid and nearly died. But the whole ‘Normal’ thing. Things have changed a bit from the beginning of theContinue reading “Racquetball + Fitness = Anthony”

I Run Because

You strap on your shoes. Lace them up from the bottom to top. Making sure your socks are nice and smooth to reduce the blister risk. Step outside and turn on your distance tracking/speed tracking app. Thumb through previous runs and set a target for today’s run. With the headphones blaring, you get started. TheContinue reading “I Run Because”

I Am Lost and Don’t Know What Exercise to Do! What Type of Exercise is Best for Me?

I sit down to talk to a prospective client. “What are your goals?”, I ask. “I just want to lose weight”, they say. “Why?”, I clap back. “I’ve always been overweight and I hate exercise.” They say. It’s a common obstacle. And every single day, someone will tell me how much they hate something, don’tContinue reading “I Am Lost and Don’t Know What Exercise to Do! What Type of Exercise is Best for Me?”

Heart Rate Response: Conditioning vs. Illness

Hey all! AWESOME DATA on a followup to a post I made a couple of weeks ago. The preceding graphs are tracking resting heart rate. The picture on the left is my own heart rate in the last month. Last weekend, I came down with a non-covid illness. Though not drastic, there is a definiteContinue reading “Heart Rate Response: Conditioning vs. Illness”

Covid and your gym!

Hey! It seems like everybody is ready to get back to normal life, whatever that new normal will look like. Let me preface with a word of caution – everyone is free to make their own choices, and I hope you make the choice that is safe for you – and all the people youContinue reading “Covid and your gym!”

The Big Picture

Hey all! Sup? Six pack abs. Toned, lean arms. Peachy booty. We see it everyday. From the Insta feeds. The Tiktoks. The Facebook stories. It’s in our hive mind, it invades our visual and tactile space. Every time you open an app and check on your friends, there it is. And you start to feelContinue reading “The Big Picture”

Heart Rate Lessons from my Fitbit

If you’re anything like me, you’re an exercise nerd who cares about how their body functions. You worry about things like Resting heart rate, blood pressure, VO2max and even sleep quantity. Each has an impact on the way you move and feel throughout the day. If you’re nothing like me, Congratulations! You’re pretty normal. I’mContinue reading “Heart Rate Lessons from my Fitbit”