Pilates Mat Works!

What is Pilates? It is an exercise system that focuses primarily on your core muscles. Very simply put it targets, the glutes, low back and your abdominal muscles. Pilates helps to strengthen ìcoreî abdominal muscles uniformly so that they support and balance your spine in order to maintain good posture. ìCoreî means inside or center. […]

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Kettlebells

A kettlebell is a cannonball with a handle. You can use them to work every muscle in your body. Kettlebells can be used to achieve any fitness goals you may have. Too cold outside for a run and don’t have access to a treadmill? Do kettlebell swings for 20 minutes and you have an aerobic […]

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Accumulation of Calories Over Time

Today I asked my fellow trainer Tom Stafford “what should I write about in the blog?” He suggested writing something about the accumulation of calories over time. Let me explain. First of all, a little background. Everyone has a resting metabolic rate which is the amount of energy expended to maintain body systems while resting […]

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Weight? Body Fat Percentage? Oh My!

Most people would agree that simply taking weight is not the most accurate way to determine whether or not an individual is healthy. This article offers a pretty good explanation about how you can be at a “normal” weight but have excess fat, which subjects people to the same risk for diseases that overweight and […]

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