7 Surefire Strategies For Fat Loss!

1. Weight Training. Building lean body mass (muscle) will speed up your body’s metablism. Muscle is “active” tissue, meaning it takes calories to maintain. The more muscle you have, the more calories you burn. You build muscle by doing resistance training exercises. Simple enough? Let’s go on… 2. Reduce Carbohydrate Intake. Say what? I thought you need a lot of carbohydrates for fuel? True, but an excess intake of carbs (please don’t call them carbos) can and will be stored as body fat. 100% of all my clients who reduce their carbohydrate intake for fat loss succeed. I can’t let all my tricks out of the bag in fairness to my paying clients, but a good starting point would be …

6 Questions To Ask Before Hiring A Personal Trainer

Once reserved only for the rich and famous, personal fitness training has hit the mainstream. A personal trainer is now as common as a pair of good cross trainers and a water bottle. But unlike your hair stylist, your fitness trainer doesn’t need to be tested and licensed by a state licensing board. Someone with little more than a great body–but no experience–can print business cards, call themselves a personal trainer, and take your money. So if you’re looking for a trainer, you’re on your own. Here are six questions to ask trainers either in person or by phone before hiring them. 1. Can I have references? This is the best way to get honest information. A prospective trainer should …

5 Simple Steps For Ridding Yourself Of Back Pain

Millions of people suffer from back pain unnecessarily when there is actually a very simple solution, according to Jesse Cannone , certified personal trainer and back pain specialist. “Unfortunately, many people are led to believe that back pain is normal and were all supposed to experience it… well, thankfully, that’s not the case. Eliminating back pain is not nearly as difficult as most people think or are led to believe… it can actually be easy!” says Cannone. Here’s the simple system that MUST be followed if you are looking for real, long-term, lasting relief: 1. Identify the cause – nearly all of the treatments people receive for back pain only focus on the symptoms and the healthcare professionals zoom in …

5 Mistakes People Makes When Doing a Workout Program

When you start out with a workout program – whether the purpose is weight loss exercise or another – you have started a training process that hopefully is going to last for a while. It is important that you are aware of some factors that can decrease your motivation for the exercising or even damage your health – while you are executing your training program. Even a few minor mistakes in your workout can easily accumulate to bad habits over time, kicking you off track, and that is not the purpose with good exercise. Below I’ll go through a few of these. 1. Impatience Impatience is probably most people’s worst enemy when it comes to staying on track with your …

Get on the Ball: Core Stability

Have you heard the term, focus on the core? No, we’re not talking about the inside of a golf ball; we’re talking about the inner muscles that make up the abdominal region, hips and lower back. Most people focus their attention on the muscles that are more visible and easy to train, such as biceps, pecs and back, however, the most important muscles that act as our foundation are often over looked. So what is core training, or better yet core stability, and how does an individual increase their core stability? Core training is best done when the body is placed in an unstable environment. One way to accomplish an unstable environment is with the use of those big colorful …