Archive for November, 2012
If your goal is to make progress in the gym, then follow this basic outline for putting together a program: Start with an all-inclusive warm-up consisting of soft tissue work, stretching, mobility work, and activation exercises. This will take different amounts of time depending on your limitations. Limitations can be anything from being sore and […]
A phenomenon I’ve often witnessed during my years of training is people finishing their lifts sluggishly. No matter what exercise you are doing, squats, lunges, deadlifts, pushups etc… there is a strength curve. What I mean by this is that through the range of motion there are times during the exercise where the movement might […]
Getting stronger doesn’t seem to be the most popular goal for most gym goers. It is tremendously overshadowed by losing weight, getting leaner, and getting beach muscles. While those are always important goals to have, they are goals that are hard to measure. Most people don’t have access to body fat calipers. The scale plays […]
Prevention is the idea that you should address muscular imbalances, trigger points, and weaknesses before they cause an actual injury. Here are some basic fundamentals to help you stay healthy and be able to stay consistent with your training. Probe Yourself – This might sound funny, but it is true. Probe yourself. You should do […]
Everybody is trying to find the fountain of youth. The nasty reality is that without proper care, our bodies literally deteriorate as we get older. I’m telling you that you do not need to let this happen, and through a proper training program, you can reverse or slow down much of this aging process. Many […]
No matter what your goals are – weight loss, health, gaining muscles – here are the top 8 foods you should be eating every week to make sure you are maximizing your progress. 1 – Wild-caught deep sea fish like cod and salmon- The benefits of eating fish are widely known, but buying fish that […]
So it’s February, and this means that the number of people holding on to their new year’s resolutions are at its apex, and will soon start to decline. Here are some tips that will hopefully keep you motivated to keep training, and never have to make a new year’s resolution of fitness again. Everybody has […]
You don’t have to be an expert in exercise science or body mechanics to take an objective look at yourself every month and identify some of your weaknesses. We all have muscle weakness, whether we notice it while performing a lift, or looking at ourselves in the mirror. No matter your level, working on your […]
1- Lack of Sleep Solution – Make sure to allot an optimal amount of sleep, which for the typical person is at least 7 hours. If you are consistently not getting enough rest try to schedule periods of rest during the week such as a nap. Proper sleep will allow for optimal body function, and […]
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Anthony has an excellent mix of toughness, understanding, and professionalism along with being outstandingly personable. His level of knowledge is exceptional, as well as his ability to adapt that knowledge to each individual. Anthony also has a great sense of humor, which is invaluable in a situation where you are..."