Archive for May, 2012

Core rotation…How strong is your spring?

May 28, 2012

I recently wrote about the fact that spot reduction is a myth. Specifically, I used the example of doing crunches and sit-ups and expecting to reduce body fat from your midsection. That said, I’m not suggesting that you never do any exercises to strengthen your abs, but only that those exercises alone won’t shed the […]

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You’ve Seen the Plank, Try the Side Plank

May 20, 2012

The plank is one of my favorite exercises because it engages so many muscles of the body and it’s so simple.  After doing the plank for a while, you’ll find that you get more efficient at it and you’ll begin looking for ways to change it.  One way to change the plank is to perform […]

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25 diet free ways to lose weight and feel better

May 6, 2012

Today’s post focuses on what is likely the most important part of any weight loss program. Nutrition.  No, I’m not going to give you a diet to follow.  If you’re trying to follow a very specific and restrictive diet plan from a book, website, etc., you’re likely setting yourself up to fail.  All those commercial […]

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