Do I Need Protein Immediately Post-Workout or You Won’t Build Muscle

Protein

Myth or Fact? You Need Protein Immediately Post-Workout or You Won't Build Muscle If you go online and look into this you will find a lot of different answers. Most will tell you that you do need protein immediately after a workout. In fact, some spots on the interned will lead you to believe that if you workout and don't get your protein ASAP after a workout your whole workout is shot, your whole day is shot, and you might...

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What Time Should You Workout?

Workout

What Time Should You Workout Each Day? Consider the pros and cons to a morning, afternoon, and evening workout before determining the best time for you. Lets take a look at those when figuring out what time you should exercise each day. Something to remember is that: as long as you're getting 'it' in its always better than not getting 'it' in. It's important to remember, that the key to getting on the right track to better health and fitness...

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The TB12 Method

TB12 Method

Learning New Techniques: The TB12 Method Sometimes you have to sharpen your skills. I have been a personal trainer now for 16 + Years. Learning New Techniques to sharpen my skills in the past has sometimes left me feeling like I am learning a new gimmick or false fact - or at best something most people are not going to do or need. This past week I had the privilege to go to Foxborough, MA to TB12 Sports and learn...

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Start The Morning Workout Routine

Workout

Start The Morning Workout Routine Start Small Start with just 30 minutes. Don't jump right in with a 90-minute early morning workout. It’s easy to wake up a half hour earlier and go out and do something basic like running, push-ups, and sit-ups and then get ready for work. You can always make your workouts longer down the road, but start with something you can be consistent with. Prep the Night Before If you’re going to need something in the...

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Whats Better – Running Indoors or Outside?

Running

Get The Best Out Of Your Workout Part 2 -  Which is Better - Running Indoors or Outside? I understand we all want to Get The Best Out of Your Workout. Lets face it, sometimes that can be tricky! Conflicting theories on how to maximize your exercise would stretch anyone to the limit. In this series of blogs I will answer some of the more common questions I get asked about how to get the best out of exercise. This...

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Get The Best Out Of Your Workout: Part 1 Stretching

Ability

Get The Best Out Of Your Workout: Part 1 - Stretching I understand we all want to Get The Best Out of Exercise. Lets face it, sometimes that can be tricky! Conflicting theories on how to maximize your workouts would stretch anyone to the limit. Here is some information on stretching and whether you should be doing it as part of your Warm - Up. Should I Do Stretching As Part Of My Warm-Up? Many people perform stretches before running...

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Exercise Boosts Brain Health In Kids

Kids Playing

Exercise Boosts Brain Health In Kids A lack of exercise puts kids at risk for very adult problems, like obesity and diabetes, and those are 2 diseases that nobody wants associated with their kids. But, there's also research that links exercise to their cognitive development and achievement in school. Turns out that physical activity gives the young brain needed boosts, and who wouldn't want their son or daughter to do better in school? So, get your kids moving more and they will be healthier and do better in...

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DOMS – Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness

DOMS

Muscle Soreness and DOMS - Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness How to Deal When Post-Workout Muscle Soreness Is Actually Really Painful. These five tips might help ease your misery. The ultimate paradox of exercise is that muscles get stronger by breaking down first - the rebuilding process after a workout is where the real magic happens. Sometimes, that can leave your muscles feeling sore, which is totally normal. But there's normal sore, and then there's too sore. DOMS usually peaks 48 to 72 hours...

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Eating Healthy. Trail Mix: Making Me Nuts!!!

Eating Healthy. Trail Mix: Making Me Nuts!!! I see so much information about what healthy food is and what isn't healthy I get confused. Lets Face it, Eating Healthy is difficult. So here's a Question - Is Trail Mix Healthy? Since its inception, trail mix has had a reputation as a healthy snack. But just how healthy is it really? Should this snack be saved for serious hikers, or is it perfectly fine to mindlessly munch on at your desk?...

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Core Training

Core Training

Core Training Since you are not living under a rock, you have heard the terms “core” and “core training” and, you even know the importance of core strength as well as training your core. Buzzwords “core” and “core training” get thrown around more than they should. There is a lot of variation in what most people mean when they use those buzzwords. Unfortunately, there are lots of variations on how to properly train your “core” as well. Questions You Might...

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