A quotation from Martin Luther King, Jr. struck me as being relevant to how we should look at our training. Knowing how to modulate our intensity, care for ourselves, and keep making progress.
Are you willing to look at your own training from a different perspective? The best coaches and best athletes are always learning, a new study shows us perspective can change everything.
You hear a lot of fancy talk about how to train, but today I'm outlining the new pragmatic principles for 2013. Guaranteed to work. You might be familiar with a few of them.
Most people think Training = Work + Rest. But it's a bit more complicated than that. Our bodies are complicated, and aging, machines. I've figured out the real, successful training equation.
With Bruce Lee's birthday this week I thought a look at how he influenced the world of fitness was due. Here are 4 valuable lessons about training we can learn from this master athlete.
Do you have such a rigid training plan for yourself that it doesn't seem fun anymore? Is your body worn out, as well as your mind? Maybe it's time to be flexible and instinctive in your training.
Private lessons are a great way to build your technique, whatever your sport might be, but they can also be expensive. Here are six ways to make the most out of your learning experience.
There's a lot of nonsense in the fitness world. That's not what I'm about. Don't read this if you've got a sensitive stomach. I'm going to sit you down and tell you how to actually achieve your goals.
There are a lot of crazy fitness trends out there - including standing on a vibrating plate. Does it do anything? New research shows it actually does have a positive effect on muscular performance.
Scientists recently took a look at traditional resistance training versus eccentric training and over-speed exercises. They combined them in different ways until they found the best results.
Our survival instincts aren't always the most useful thing when it comes to our training. In fact, we may be putting ourselves in danger, by choice, on a daily basis in the gym.
I've been a contractor for five months in Afghanistan. When I workout at the gym I see the military men and women and I am inspired by the heroes. Here is what I have learned from watching them.
The current trend for cross training does nothing to increase game skills unless you are woefully out of shape or nonathletic to begin with. In that case, this article is not for you.
I used to joke about wanting be in the "masters" category of competition, now for the first time I feel like a mature athlete. What makes me feel this way? Six things in particular, and here they are.
If you were building a house you’d use a hammer for the nails, a screwdriver for the screws, right? So how come you're not so wise when it comes to your workouts? Let's start using the right tools.
I want to feel good about my training, but I inherently need to be dissatisfied with my current level in order to strive to get better. This journey often weighs on me when I am training.
This year marks twenty years in the personal training game. The following are the first ten of the twenty most important lessons I've learned over these years.