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?”

Exercise Testing – Cardiovascular testing

My Friends, Here is where we delve into the idea of cardio. Blah. We all hate it. But you have to do it. Not only does it burn Calories but it can be used as a great tool for increasing the size of your cardiac muscle tissue – aka, it’ll make your heart bigger. One thingContinue reading “Exercise Testing – Cardiovascular testing”

Exercise Testing – Pushup Norms

What’s up Ya’ll? Each and every one of my clients through exercise testing to assess current fitness level and as a means of measurement of progression. When it comes to exercise selection, each evaluation is different depending on the individual’s goal and their strengths/weaknesses. Specifically, different patterns (push, pull, squat, step) help me assess howContinue reading “Exercise Testing – Pushup Norms”

Strength Principles: Movement Order of Operations

Yo, Here’s where I talk about the intricacies of building an exercise session. Let’s assume you are building your workouts for today. For strength. Rules of the routine: Dynamic warmup- depending on the day, you want to make sure that you mobilize and prepare your body for the activities you are going to go through.Continue reading “Strength Principles: Movement Order of Operations”

3 Travel Workouts in 30 Minutes or less

Hey everybody, One thing that happens in life for anybody that I work with is travel. People go places. They get caught up in work. Or vacation. Or just need to get away for a little while. And it’s amazing!!! I am a huge advocate of adventure, seeing new places and travelling to far away lands.Continue reading “3 Travel Workouts in 30 Minutes or less”

Home Gym Must Haves

What’s up Gaggle? Just received a huge shipment from Hawaii…THE GYM IS HERE. It’s pretty awesome for a little home gym. From $12,000 eccentric-only squat machines to Ab twisting rockers, there is a crap ton of stuff out there that can really clog up space when you’re crunching for space. The must-haves for your homeContinue reading “Home Gym Must Haves”

Big Lift Education

Hey all, Just figured I would send out this little thing I came up with. It’s my method for introducing a newbie to big movements How to teach the deadlift.  It has taken me some time to develop this process but it has worked great in the last couple of years. One of the trainersContinue reading “Big Lift Education”

Strength Forum

Yo – A couple of good articles. And random Goose ramblings. This is the first morning in a while I have had some free time. And why not dish out some Goosethoughts? First, the deadlift. A big thing Poliquin talks about in the attached article is the progression of the lift itself. For newer folks, setting upContinue reading “Strength Forum”