Training While Protecting Existing Injury

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Question: I was a collegiate athlete and sustained injuries during that time which now inhibit my ability to train heavy. I train three days a week alternating upper and lower body. I do cardio on the treadmill four times a week. With that I have lost weight but would like to drop another fifteen pounds. […]

Physique Division of Bodybuilding Competition

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Question: I was considering competing in the Physique division of one of the bodybuilding competitions in the area this year. My job requires that I have above average strength and flexibility so I thought that would be more suitable for me. What should I focus on to train for this? Answer: Let’s clarify that the […]

Compliment School Workouts with Gym Training

Question: Our coach doesn’t think we need to be training outside the lifting we do at school. I feel like I need to train more because I need to build some muscle for next season and I have a membership at a gym. How could I do more without overtraining? Answer: Over-training, while a real […]

Increase Real World Endurance with Training vs Working Out!

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Question: I walk at the gym on the treadmill three to four days a week but when I went out sledding with my kids I was exhausted. What do I need to do to get into better “real world” shape? Answer: Real world shape is different than just being able to walk around the mall […]

Healthy Employees are More Productive

Question: We were informed recently that our company in and effort to reduce health insurance costs would be doing health screenings and checking our BMI. What exactly is that and how does it represent good health? Answer: Your company has the right idea that healthy employees are more productive, less sick days for one thing, […]

Flabby Arms after Weight Loss?

Arm Workout for Flabby Arms

Question: I have recently lost fifty pounds and while I am healthier and feel so much better about myself the backs of my arms are loose and need toning up. What are the best exercises I can do to tighten those babies up? Answer: Congratulations on your successful weight loss! Unfortunately one of the remaining […]

How to Prevent Knee Injuries for Runners

Question: I do a lot of running and read that weight training is beneficial in helping to prevent knee injuries. What would be the best exercises for me to do? Answer: To assist in the prevention of knee injuries you need to follow a program that is Hamstring Dominant. By making hamstring exercises the focus […]

Success is a Matter of Goal Setting and Not Stopping

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Question: I read your previous articles the past two weeks about surrounding yourself with positive people and mentally preparing yourself for success. I need specific help with goal setting. Should I set very high goals that I may or may not reach or something more attainable? Answer: Always reach for the impossible. Impossible only means […]

Overcoming Failure and Targeting Success

Question: This season was difficult and I just don’t know if I have the ability I once did to keep winning. I made some changes in my life during the past year and I have begun to wonder if I really have the necessary talent to make it where I want to go. How can […]

Weight Loss – You Have to Want it Enough to Change Your Life…

Question: I just have not been committed to the weight loss plan I made as a New Year’s resolution. How can I stay on track when it seems everyone around me isn’t ? Answer: The short answer is change the people you’re around. It’s true that spending time with people who are overweight, or drink, […]