Member Monday – Bill Boulding

This week we feature Bill Boulding. When he’s not off jet setting the world, he zooms into the studio and always works hard no matter how tired or what time zone feels like he’s in. He’s definitely an All-Star client and lots of fun to work with.  Bill trains with Amanda Fontaine.   His Profession: […]

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Nutrition for Bone Health: 10 Foods to Consider

Osteoporosis is responsible for millions of broken bones and billions of dollars in healthcare cost every year. In my last blog I spoke to the importance of strength training for improving bone health. Nutrition also plays a vital role. Most of us are probably aware of the need for calcium and Vitamin D in our […]

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Chasing the Man Bod: Secret # 1

Hey fellas! Here is more detail on my first secret to help you get back to that svelte man bod you had in your younger days. Check out how water intake can play a significant role in changing your shape. The human body is comprised of 70% water and it plays a very important role in […]

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Strength & Flexibility: The Best of Both Worlds

Everybody loves muscles. They look good, feel nice, and help you move heavy things. Unfortunately, as we age muscle is harder to maintain. This may lead to more vigorous strength training, which isn’t exactly a bad thing, but can sometimes cause us to under train in other, equally important areas.   When you use muscles, […]

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Member Monday – Sharon Taylor

Words from Blaine – Sharon’s Trainer: I have been working with Sharon for about 3-4 years now.  During this time I have seen her face some very challenging and serious medical issues.  However, when times got tough for her, she got tougher.  Being a medical oncologist she was very aware of the hard road ahead […]

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The Importance of Weight Lifting for Bone Health

What we do in our younger years has a huge impact on our risk for bone disease. Many of us will build bone especially well into our early twenties. After our young adult life, we’re primarily holding on to the stores we have already built. That’s not to say we can’t build bone in later […]

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Member Monday – Laney McPhaul

Laney is a Sales Manager for a large IT firm. She manages employees who provide sales support to Fortune 500 companies in the NYC Metro area.   Her favorite exercises she says are: “12 ounce curls” – Ha! Really she likes squats and having fun on the slide board.   She’s been at Empower for about […]

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