Tag Archives: personal training

Sleigh Ride

One of my favorite Christmas songs is Sleigh Ride. I prefer the Harry Connick Jr. version, but any version will do. I love the “Getty Up” part. It just makes the song. I wonder how many other songs actually have a “Getty Up” part? (Now there’s a question for Google). Sleigh Ride is a fun […]

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Can you believe that Christmas 2015 is less than 2 weeks away? Where has the time gone? I’m sure by now you are getting in the spirit of things and listening to the occasional holiday song. It’s hard not to. Just the other day I found myself unknowingly humming the opening verse to “It’s Beginning […]

HH Fitness Tempo Interval Training

This is part two for the Method Behind the Madness for the 2015 phase 3 of our training. In part one we covered Tabatas (read more about tabatas here). In part two we will cover an often-overlooked component of training, especially among boot camp instructors, is tempo. Tempo refers to the speed at which a […]

HH Fitness Tabata Revolution

In 1994, Dr. Tabata and some other Japanese researchers conducted a study with results that have forever changed the way fitness professionals program workouts designed to burn fat and boost fitness. There were 2 groups in this landmark study. Group 1 did steady state cardio for 60 minutes- the long, slow, boring stuff you see […]

A QUEST FOR GOOD NEWS

I am finding that as I continue my QUEST to seek guidance to better meet the needs of those I serve for better health and fitness I am continuing to find that the media and most of the fitness industry is leading us all in the wrong direction. We are constantly being inundated with messages […]

Complexes: The Simple Way to a Burn Belly Fat

I have always found that success leaves clues so I obsessively study the methods of the many great coaches and business minds out there- I find it fascinating. One thing that I keep seeing time and time again in my research is the KISS principle: Keep It Simple Stupid I love this concept and I firmly strive to apply it […]

Increase Core Stability with Carries

Sandbag / Dumbbell / Kettlebell Carry for Increased Core Stability   The ability to develop great spinal stabilization is vital to be functional through daily activities, and developing dynamic core rigidity is one of the most important components to achieve this.  One of the easiest exercises you can use to develop dynamic core stability is […]

Shock Your Body with Ladder Intervals

As you probably already know, the typical interval workout features a single interval protocol with a static work and rest period.   For example, a 30-30 interval workout consists of alternating between 30 seconds of work and 30 seconds of rest with a 1:1 work to rest ratio.   Is there anything wrong with this […]

San Marcos Residents Prepare for Nationwide Fitness Transformation Contest

Participants Ready to Compete for Healthier Bodies and National Recognition We’ve seen it on TV– people losing hundreds of pounds and transforming their bodies and lives right in front of us. What would you do if that opportunity came to San Marcos? Would you sit idly by and watch your friends and neighbors change their […]

Foam Roll to minimize muscle and joint pain

Foam Rolling can facilitate in stretching muscles and tendons. Foam rolling can be used before or after your workouts. Using a Foam Roller can give you some of the benefits of Myofascial or Sports Massage without the hefty price tag. In this video I had the opportunity to work with Greg Neal the owner of […]

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