How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions Going

It’s the beginning of February and my guess is that a lot of people have or are just about to give up on their New Year’s resolutions. I totally get that. How many times have I barely made it through two weeks with my effort to get fit, eat better, stop smoking, do exercise. For…

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…

How Often And For How Long Do I Have to Work Out?

As a personal trainer I get this asked a lot: “How many times a week should I work out and for how long?” I understand why this is such a common question. After all, we are all busy and want to spend our time as efficiently as possible. So unless you are a gym junkie,…

Why Affirmations Can Help

Have you ever looked for affirmations on pinterest? There are hundreds! "I am in the process of becoming the best version of myself". "I am healthy and filled with energy". "Today I will not stress over things I can't control". "I choose to make the rest of my life the best of my life". There…

Where Are You With Your New Year’s Resolutions?

I wrote a blog post 3 weeks ago about the best exercise for beginners. I wrote it for all those who decided that 2018 would be the year where they would take up exercise and start the journey to a happier and healthier self. January is coming to an end now and I wonder how…

Exercise and Lower Back Pain

Why You Should Exercise Back pain is one of the most common complaints people have. Probably the last thing you want to do when you have lower back pain, is exercise. But the best thing for your back to do, as any doctor, therapist, or personal trainer would tell you, is exercise. It will help…