How and Why to Change Your Workout Routine

I think pretty much everyone who is regularly going to the gym has heard that it is necessary to change workout plans from time to time. Apparently your body (your muscles) gets used to a routine, so it loses its effectiveness. But is this actually true or just a rumour? Is this only applicable to…

Exercises and Stretches for Better Posture

It is no secret that a lot of us suffer from bad posture. We are spending a lot of time sitting slouched in front of a computer, at a desk, on the sofa, in the car. We also spend a lot of time these days looking down at our smartphones. As a personal trainer, when…

What is the Best Exercise to Get Rid of Cellulite?

I would like to discuss today another popular question for Personal Trainers. It is about the dreaded cellulite. I am sure you know what I am talking about. Standing in that fitting room with those horrible unfavourable cold lights mercilessly exposing every little dent on your skin. The dimples and holes and squishy skin on…

Do Muscles Have a Memory?

Here is another great question that I get asked a lot as a personal trainer. Do muscles have a memory? When people ask this, they usually refer to either of the following: 1) motor learning or 2) gain and loss of muscle size. These are two different things, so let me explain both before I…

Do My Boobs Grow or Shrink With Exercise?

Another week and another popular question: “Do my boobs grow or shrink with exercise?” This is a common concern, and the reason why a lot of health and fitness magazines and websites have written about it. It often also involves the recommendation to do exercise to lift those boobs. Well, despite all this information out…

Do I Really Need To Do Cardio?

Last week I blogged about one of the most common questions I get asked as a Personal Trainer. I want to continue to answer questions that I get asked a lot, and  today tackle probably the second most common question I get asked: “Do I really need to do cardiovascular exercise?”  If you are a…