ESF: No, Running is Not the Same as Training Legs

Exercise Science Friday: No, Running is Not the Same as Training Legs 2-3 times a week, I tell a well-meaning inquirer that “No, running is not the same as training your legs.” This article delves deep into why that is. At the end, I provide one of my...

11 Ways to Save Money and Eat Healthy

Eating healthy – very healthy – doesn’t always mean breaking the bank on every grocery trip. With the right shopping strategies it becomes very easy to save money while eating nutrient-dense, whole foods. I’ve shared 11 of my personal strategies for saving...

5 of the Best Ways to Ditch the Scale in 2014

Today is the 27th of December, 2013. New Year’s Eve is 5 days away. My resolution isn’t to get in better shape or to earn more. My New Year’s Resolution is firmly set: to get as many people to ditch their scales in 2014 as possible. I say this as a coach, brother,...

Are you fit to run?

I have a confession: I have not ran on a treadmill for more than 5 minutes in over 6 years. That sums up a conversation that I have with clients on a weekly basis. Simply put, running is a bad option for many exercises. Especially beginners. Personally, I simply...

Improving Your Athleticism, At Any Age

As a fitness coach, the majority of people that I meet have one goal: physique improvement. Whether it’s fat loss or muscle gain, most people simply want to look better naked. As an industry, we’re all too happy to help, but I’d like to encourage a...