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

COME ON IN!

“Is it ever too late, in life, to begin an exercise regime?”  I would have to say, no way José. In fact, the later the hour, the more critical the need, so just dive in. Don’t think about it too much. Although some pessimistic thoughts may loom, they can be easily shaken after you have… continue reading

HISTORICAL SPOTLIGHT: CHARLES ATLAS

If you squint, hard, he has just initiated The Boomerang; or maybe The Hip Circles? Remember those little ads in the back of magazines, with the scrawny guy who, after having sand kicked in his face, vows secret revenge and orders an exercise program by mail? You probably don’t, but it did happen back in… continue reading