CAN’T BUY ME LUNCH

Ok. I’ll keep this one sweet and short. It’s best to avoid becoming too personal with the clientele, romantically or otherwise. It nearly always ends in failure and you are out a client…..please feel free to learn from my mistakes. Is the allure of a romance worth it? On the surface, it may seem so… continue reading

THE BATTLE OF HASTY

(Yes folks, it’s Medieval Week!) Oh, yes. We want to exercise, but not really? Society says yes: pressure from family, loved ones, friends, potential lovers/mates, advertising/commercialization, culturally fabricated propaganda, etc. Somehow an instinctive “I’m cool with that workout” attitude has fomented within certain individuals, as if a solid one-hour workout is intolerable. “But there’s so… continue reading

BOY, YOU’RE GONNA CARRY THAT WEIGHT

A LONG TIME.  Who or what is to blame for the decline in the fitness level of us humans? The higher cost of ‘natural’ produce and protein? AKA, big-interest groups wishing to control the world’s food-supply? Trans-fats? AKA, too many fries from Mickey D’s? Regardless, the conspiracy theories are more abundant than the actual facts…. continue reading

MIGHT AS WELL JUMP

Or not. Do you think that the Jump Board was Joe P’s best accessory-invention? He actually didn’t invent it. A Romana invention, the Jump Board served as an aid to dancers who could practice ballet choreographies horizontally…..much less strain on the body this way. The Jump Board can be used to great effect in the… continue reading

THE FAST AND THE SPURIOUS

Hey! Slow the heck down. You’re missing everything! Pace, in the context of the higher levels, is one thing, but when you’re learning new exercises, or are new to The Method in general, TAKE YOUR TIME! A slow-train approach is best for any muscle-developing technique, but perfect for Contrology in particular. Bullet train must be… continue reading