Pre-Workout and Post-Workout Meals are Crucial to Optimizing Your Exercise Program

In order to workout at your best and see optimal results you need to eat the right balance of carbohydrates and protein both before and immediately after your exercise sessions.  The pre-workout meal provides the energy for you to exercise at maximum intensity, and the post-workout meal provides the nutrition your body needs for optimum […]

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Four Basic Exercises to Strengthen Your Upper Body

  Exercise 1.  Lat Pulldown The lat pulldown is a great exercise for strengthening and developing the upper back muscles that are critical for good posture.  People whose shoulders are slumped forward most likely have underdeveloped upper back muscles. First, sit down and adjust the thigh pad to a position that firmly fits over your […]

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Reverse Wood Chops on a Bosu is Great for Improved Balance and Core Strength

Having a strong core is crucial to having good balance.  Using a BOSU as part of your exercise routine is great for increasing your core strength and improving your balance, and reverse wood chops standing on a BOSU is one of my favorites. Watch as I demonstrate the proper form and technique while performing this […]

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Increase Protein Intake for Better Health

I’ve been advocating for many years the importance of getting enough protein in your diet for healthy aging. Now research is finally proving that you do need more protein in your diet as you age for overall health and well-being. This is a must read article if you are over 50. ARTICLE: Older Adults:  Double […]

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Tennis Elbow Causes and Prevention

Along with the warm weather of spring comes an increase of springtime activities like tennis, golf, and baseball. While getting outside and playing a challenging tennis match can be fun, you can over-do-it and end-up with elbow pain also known as tennis elbow. Tennis elbow is a common sports condition that affects more than just […]

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