A Personal Trainer’s Thoughts and Insight

I'm frequently asked the question, " what can I eat at night when I'm craving junk food later in the evening?"  Your best options are always lean meats and veggies, but I realize this is not exactly what everyone has in mind.  It's the tastiest...

It’s time to turn the complicated information from lasts months piece into something you can use. Let’s do a quick refresher. The three fuel systems we discussed were the phosphagen system, glycolysis (fast and slow) and the oxidative system. Remember that all...

My objective with this topic is to raise the level of awareness about metabolic fuel systems (energy sources) used during exercise.  How can this information benefit you?  It’s important to know which fuel system to tax to better prepare for a particular sport or activity...

You’re athletic performance has gone down hill; you’re tired all of the time and common injuries keep reoccurring! Does this sound familiar? One possibility (not to rule out any possible medical problems) is training too hard or too often, better known as overtraining....

I would like to change gears this month and revisit some important nutrition issues. Dietary fat always seems to be an issue for many people, so let’s talk about fat and some of its important functions in our bodies, specifically, hormones. I will try and...