Clients ask me all the time how they can lose the muffin-top and develop six-pack abs. It seems, in fact, that the quest for the magic “perfect body” pill continues no matter what countless doctors, trainers, dietitians, medical studies and all the evidence is to the contrary. We cannot “spot-reduce” fat in one specific area […]
How great would it be if service providers came to us on our schedule? Doctors used to do it back in the early days. Remember The Andy Griffith Show? The doctor made house calls. Today you’d get laughed at if you requested such a thing. What about bankers, or lawyers, or barbers, or accountants? It’s […]
This is not new information, yet the percentage of adults 50 and over who maintain a rather sedentary existence remains quite high. Why is it that with all this information we remain chained to a desk or couch and don’t find time to exercise? It seems we, as a population, would rather spend our money […]
Here is a wonderful article that dispels many of the myths we’ve all come to believe when it comes to weight loss, strength training and getting into shape. I’ve been saying this for many years, yet there seems to be no shortage of globo-gym trainers and reality-based programs that stick to the same old, tired […]
I suppose if you really think about it there really is no reason you cannot exercise on your own without the aid of a personal trainer. Then again, I suppose if that makes sense then the same logic could be applied to filing your taxes as well. Who needs a CPA, right? You know what […]
Many of my clients come to me wanting to lose weight. Sure, they want to tone up and build strength and eat better and more and more, but their main focus much of the time is to just be skinnier. As you might expect, there is a great deal of education which must be imparted […]
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 […]
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.
I said I was going to step out of my comfort zone and be more visible so here it goes. Today is Day 1 of my 2nd 90 Day Body By Vi Challenge, and in anticipation of my upcoming 50th birthday I am committed to completing the following over the next 90 days… 50,000 Push-Ups […]
50,000 Pushups 50,000 Sut-ups 50,000 Squats 50,000 Jumping Jacks Run 100 miles This is Day 16 of my challenge.