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December 19, 2017

Personal training plays a crucial role in preventative care. I was recently talking to someone at my church about my job and heard what she thought of personal trainers. There are a lot of misconceptions out there about personal trainers. While these may be true of some personal trainers (pro...

October 18, 2017

First, I want to share a little background on my life that led me to becoming a personal trainer. From a young age I was a very active child. I played every sport imaginable and even played five sports at one time during a season. My parents weren’t the biggest fans of that as it meant travel...

March 8, 2017

You probably have a list of your own favorite exercises and the ones that you enjoy the least. Some of your favorites may include exercises that are really challenging or ones that you have mastered. I have shared a few of my favorite strength exercises below!

Planks - I love the benefits this...

February 15, 2017

Have you ever wondered how trainers come up with workouts? Do you think they just put some exercises together that they like? I wanted to share how I design my workout plans.

I am a certified personal trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. NASM designed the Optimum Performanc...

June 6, 2016

Training for a race like an Ironman is the perfect place for God to reveal Himself so clearly. As I look back on what I journaled about in my experience, I wanted to share what God taught me as I neared the end of training.

 

In the midst of training for an Ironman I came upon injury after inju...

May 25, 2016

As I was cycling the other day, I caught myself drifting when I lost focus of what was ahead of me. I slowed down and drifted to the side. I ran into potholes that caught me off guard. I narrowly missed debris on the side of the road and even hit some. These roads that I ride on outside of Ho...

March 7, 2016

There are so many fad diets out there today stressing low or no carbohydrates, or “carbs”, but are you sure that’s the healthiest way to go to lose weight? The truth is that carbohydrates are an important source of energy for all body functions and exercise. Researchers have explored the assu...

June 18, 2015

1. Schedule a time for your workout 

Make sure you work out on Monday to get in a routine for the rest of the week. If you feel that you don’t have time to work out, take some time to look at your daily schedule and substitute television time or spending time on the Internet with working out.

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May 2, 2015

After a workout, it can be really tempting to treat yourself to an extra snack or dessert, but that is a sure way to derail your progress toward a healthy weight. The reality is that most of us overestimate the amount of calories we burn during exercise and underestimate the amount of calorie...

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