I’ve spent many years practicing martial arts. The very beginning of each and every class was spent silently meditating. It wasn’t a long meditation – only a few short minutes – but it helped to focus the mind and bring me into the present moment. It cleared out the clutter of my busy work day […]
My journey through the fitness profession has been a bit more roundabout than most. For many years it was just what I did out of pure enjoyment, but as I think back I’ve always stuck to the basics – bodyweight exercises that stressed movement. We move in three dimensions, while most gym equipment – certainly […]
Being a Personal Trainer, Corrective Exercise Specialist and having Sports Medicine Certifications I feel as though I can tout myself as somewhat of an expert in this arena. Many of my clients fall into this category and I can confirm that in most cases these changes can be improved and corrected with a relatively […]
High blood pressure runs in my family so this is a topic of special interest to me. As a personal trainer and martial artist I have always stayed fit, kept my weight under control, maintained a low-fat, high fiber diet, gotten plenty of rest and everything else to keep this under control. Even with […]
The practice of Reiki has been utilized in America for nearly 50 years as a complimentary treatment for illnesses, stress and recovery from trauma. The use of Reiki has steadily increased in popularity. Today it is an accepted form of nursing practice in hospitals and healthcare systems around the world, and it is quite effective […]
This workout is short, extremely effective and LOTS OF FUN! And best of all…it GETS RESULTS! Give it a try and find out why 30 minutes really is the new hour.
Let’s face it. You’re busy! On any given week you work 50+ hours per week, attend a couple networking events, have family obligations, shuttle kids from school to camp to sports and back. When you finally get some downtime it consists of a hastily prepared or purchased meal and some mindless television or internet surfing […]
Just how important is it to be able to balance ourselves in daily life? While it’s unlikely that there will suddenly be a rush of people walking tightropes anytime soon the ability to balance our weight is tremendously important. The simple act of walking, for example, requires a remarkable amount of balance and coordination when […]
Rick is a wonderful person. He truly cares about his clients and works with them as individuals. He’s not one of those ‘one size fit’s all’ types. I’ve learned that I can do much more than I ever thought possible. Thanks Rick! - Allen
Rick is the perfect combination of tough and warm, and he works with the whole person -- mentally, emotionally and physically. I am stronger and more flexible, I have better balance and most importantly, working out has become fun because of his efforts. I recommend him without reservation.