Kettlebell Windmill – Technique & Progressions

A Great Way to Finish Your Workout

Being a personal trainer I pride myself in being able to plan as challenging a session as possible for all of my clients. Often my sessions are limited to an hour or sometimes even less, this is when I need to ensure that every last detail is correct so my clients can get the full benefits from the session. I don’t know if you are the same but I feel unfulfilled if I leave the gym after my session without breaking a full sweat!

5 Ways to Power Up Your Workouts

The gym, a place of titanic struggles, epic distances, blood, sweat and sometimes tears! It is a place you go to improve yourself. As a personal trainer I put 100% effort into my workouts and expect the same from my clients when I challenge them with a workout.

The Importance of 1 on 1 Training

Group classes, especially, pole fitness classes have an unique dynamic. In group classes you can get to know your classmates and encourage each other. In pole classes (and other leveled classes) this is especially apparent.

Can’t Do One Push Up? Try This!

Okay let’s say you want to get strong this year and join the Push Up Challenge. BUT you can’t even do 1 military style push up. Well don’t give up because the Old Coach has an alternative.

8 Ways You Should Be Working Out In 2013

The new year is upon us and with the new year comes resolutions. Unfortunately for many people these resolutions will not become a reality. There are many reasons why, but one of the big ones is that they are not working out effectively and getting the most out of their time in the gym. Here are 8 ways that you should be working out in 2013 to get the best results and the best body.

Why You Shouldn’t Skip the Warm-Up and Stretching in Insanity Workout?

Two parts of the insanity workout are the Warm-up and the cool down stretching. This post describes the importance of these two overlooked exercises in the insanity workouts.

Exercise Ideas And General Tips For Maximum Benefit For Elderly People

Regimented exercise is vital for proper health maintenance and quality of life for the very old. Here we discuss some basic exercises you can effectively fall back on, as well as general concepts for best results and safety.

From Beginner to Winner in the Gym

It’s that time of year again when the gyms are full of people with great intentions of getting fit and losing those extra pounds they put on over Christmas. But sadly, by February, the majority of them will have dropped out, sometimes never to return (until, maybe, they decide to brave it again in the new year). As I work in gyms, I see this happen time and time again and it’s hard to watch.

Diet Do’s and Don’ts for Your Crossfit Exercises

It’s easy to watch fit people at the gym and think that’s all it takes to build muscle. But as any pro or personal crossfit trainer will tell you, sound exercise relies in no small part on a sound diet.

Use a 10 Minute Workout and Start Your Journey to a Better and Healthier Life

10 minutes is all it takes to start looking and feeling better about yourself. You can Benefit from a daily workout in just 10 minutes…

Exercise: More Than Just Working Out

There are a lot of things that affect our health. Among these include the types of food we eat, the daily activities we perform, and the immune system that we have. Additionally, the environment is also a considerable factor that affects our well-being. Whatever the state of our health is, its outcome will partly rely on our choices. Yes, this is somewhat a matter of choice. We are free to choose the food that we want to eat and the activities that we want to perform.

Sitting Disease Busted! A Drastic Revamp for a Healthy Life

Sedentary lifestyle or “sitting disease” has a lot of negative effects on our mind and body. A lot of people do not realize that physical inactivity is the leading cause of many common illnesses such as hypertension, heart disease, osteoporosis, colon and breast cancer, obesity, and gallstone formation. We all want to live a longer and healthier life and now is the best time to begin with it.

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