When going through belongings from my childhood bedroom, I found among them something very special. It was a speech I had written and presented at my end-of-season track & field banquet as a senior in high school. This speech, written as a poem, depicts memories of my time on the team and offers some advice […]

It’s been a while since I’ve posted a workout, and my trainer senses are tingling! Summer schedules can be busy, which means we need to maximize our exercise time. To help you do this, I’ve created several 10-minute core workouts for your training pleasure. Having a strong core is beneficial in physical activities. Whether you’re […]

There are various musical challenges that have appeared over the years. These range from a squat challenge designed for execution during Moby’s, “Flower” (aka: “Bring Sally Up”), to a plank challenge choreographed to the beat of Cupid’s, “Cupid Shuffle.” Last night, I created a push-up/plank challenge that I completed for the first time today. If […]

When I was a young athlete, eager to succeed as a hurdler, I learned about the importance of developing muscle memory. Muscle memory is basically your muscles’ ability to remember certain movements. You develop it by practicing the precise movement you want to master…over and over and over again. Let’s take hurdling, for example. Although […]

Stepping into the gym is like arriving at a track meet: there are numerous competitors, and something is always happening. While sprints, distance events, and hurdles are run on the track, other events take place in the field. Athletes complete in tests to jump the highest, vault their bodies over a very high bar, throw […]

Training your arms at home can be a challenge, especially without weights, bands, or other fitness devices. Sometimes, our workouts require a little creativity. I’ve compiled a list of five upper-body exercises that you can do right from home. All you need is two cans, a moderate to heavy book, and a chair. Chair Dips […]

Losing weight isn’t easy. In fact, it can seem like an overwhelming battle of “dos” and “don’ts,” leaving a person feeling confused, stressed, or even stuck. Deciding to live healthier doesn’t have to be a burden. In an interview with Steven DeMars, he revealed secrets to his successful journey towards a healthier lifestyle. Steve is […]