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Are Kettlebells A Cardio Workout

Are Kettlebells A Cardio Workout

I like to look at all types of workouts and different equipment. One that has always intrigued me are the use of kettlebells. Not only are kettlebells quite simple, they provide great strength training, a good flexibility workout, while also providing an exceptional cardio workout. Kettlebells provide a unique benefit because of their shape. They’re […]


How To Kick Soda For Good

How To Kick Soda For Good

You finally decided that one easy way to save calories is to stop drinking soft drinks, but found it was tougher than you thought. While I’ve never been a fan of soft drinks, some of my clients in Fairfax and Sterling, Va. Have. They provided a lot of suggestions on how to kick soda for […]


Exercise That Requires No Equipment

Exercise That Requires No Equipment

If you’re like most people, sometimes life gets in the way of your best laid plans to exercise. You may be working on a project around the house and all the hassle of getting dressed for the gym, driving there and home again would swallow up valuable time. Maybe a child is sick and you […]


Why Working Out Relieves Stress

Why Working Out Relieves Stress

If you already have an appointment with exercise, you know working out relieves stress. Most people go to the gym or start an exercise program to lose weight, get fitter and just stay younger and healthier. After a few sessions, they start to realize that all the problems and hassles of the day that were […]


Are Fitness Trackers Worth Having

Are Fitness Trackers Worth Having

There are a number of different fitness trackers available to people who live in Sterling, VA. Some are simple apps for cell phones, while others are more intricate devices. Depending on the tracker and your situation, each one has value. If you aren’t sure what a fitness tracker is, it’s a device you wear that […]


The Truth About Static Stretching

The Truth About Static Stretching

If you’ve spent much time working out, you’re bound to hear some discussion on static stretching. Just what is static stretching? First, let me identify why you stretch. You need to get your muscles ready for vigorous activity by getting the blood flowing to the extremities. Trainers often use two types of exercises to do […]


Eating Healthy On A Budget

Eating Healthy On A Budget

If you’re in the dark about how to start eating healthy on a budget, there’s good news. It’s not that hard if you plan ahead and actually can be a lot of fun. I’m sure you’ve all seen those coupon ladies that leave the grocery store with shopping carts full of groceries (emphasis on the […]


Training For Older Clients

Training For Older Clients

There’s a lot of talk about fitness, but many people still don’t understand that it’s meant for everyone. Training for older clients isn’t always at the same pace as it is for those younger. Although I’ve had my share of seniors who could put some young people to shame. In some cases, the ravages of […]


Achieve Your Goals By Doing Less

Achieve Your Goals By Doing Less

I’ve always said there are no shortcuts in life, you have to work hard to get what you want. It’s a belief that I share with most people who live in Sterling. However, you can achieve your goals faster by being smarter and doing less. That may sound contradictory, but it’s not. Doing less doesn’t […]