Why I Cancelled My Gym Membership

My time at the gym is more than just a session with free-weights, bouts of treadmill runs and access to all fitness gear. Its my personal time. Its me time. My morning workout is the only time of the day that I have to myself. Free of traffic jams, emails, calls and other obligations. The … Read more

Another 16 Minute Tabata Workout for Beginners

This is a follow-up post to my Tabata routine for beginners I posted earlier. If you’re just beginning Tabata training you can also use this routine as a starting point. All exercises involve only your bodyweight and you’ve probably done them at one point in your life. If you never heard of them and would … Read more

16 Minute Tabata Workout for Beginners

Below is a beginner’s full body Tabata workout, but before you proceed, make sure you read my earlier post on Tabata High Intensity Interval Training. The following Tabata full body workout for beginners assumes you have no access to any gym or home fitness equipment. All exercises involve body weight and can be done in the same spot, if you … Read more

Intro to Tabata and How to Add It To Your Workout

You’ve probably heard of High Intensity Interval Training or HIIT, but what about The Tabata Method? Tabata, a training protocol developed in mid-1990’s, is essentially a HIIT workout with a basic premise of working hard for 20 seconds and resting for the next 10 seconds, repeat this for 4 minutes. As discovered and demonstrated in Dr. Tabata’s original … Read more

5 Fitness Blogs That Challenge the Status Quo

Most fitness advice is boring. You always read about the same thing day in and day out, but in a different package. Recently, I discovered and now subscribe to these five blogs. Their authors don’t beat around the bush. They deliver advice that makes sense, enlightens and actually challenges how you think about fitness and … Read more

What Every New Trainer Should Know About Personal Training

You’re in people business. If you can’t deal with people, don’t like people or lack social skills; you are in the wrong field.  You can be the smartest trainer on the planet with a plethora of kinesiology degrees and certificates on your wall, but if you don’t know how to deal with people you’ll fail miserably. … Read more