The TB12 Method

TB12 Method

Learning New Techniques: The TB12 Method Sometimes you have to sharpen your skills. I have been a personal trainer now for 16 + Years. Learning New Techniques to sharpen my skills in the past has sometimes left me feeling like I am learning a new gimmick or false fact - or at best something most people are not going to do or need. This past week I had the privilege to go to Foxborough, MA to TB12 Sports and learn...

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Eating Healthy. Trail Mix: Making Me Nuts!!!

Eating Healthy. Trail Mix: Making Me Nuts!!! I see so much information about what healthy food is and what isn't healthy I get confused. Lets Face it, Eating Healthy is difficult. So here's a Question - Is Trail Mix Healthy? Since its inception, trail mix has had a reputation as a healthy snack. But just how healthy is it really? Should this snack be saved for serious hikers, or is it perfectly fine to mindlessly munch on at your desk?...

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Nutrition Nightmare: Starbucks Seasonal Drinks

Lake Country Training

Nutrition Nightmare: Starbucks Seasonal Drinks Black coffee is a relatively healthy, energizing beverage. It enhances memory, improves athletic performance, and helps you get going in the morning or through a sluggish part of your day. Black coffee (or coffee with just a dash of cream and/or sugar) can give you a boost, but not all coffee drinks are created equal. Check out the Starbucks Seasonal Drinks - THEY ARE A NUTRITION NIGHTMARE! Though we are going to focus on the...

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Brutal Honesty About Results From Your Workouts

Brutal Honesty About Results From Your Workouts, or Why You Are Not Seeing Results. I have some tough love for you today. It's about your workouts, and their results. Can we speak honestly? You go to the gym several times a week, sometimes twice in one day, you attend classes, you get your sweat on, and yet something is missing. You aren't as fit as you should be, something isn't working the way you think it should. Is it really...

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Proper Nutrition Steps

Proper Nutrition Steps

Proper Nutrition Steps This will sound a lot easier than it is.  Ready?  There are 3 Proper Nutrition Steps, I hope this helps you! Proper Nutrition Steps #1:  Cut Out The Obvious Crap You don't need me or anyone else to tell you that candy, cookies, sodas, junk food, fast food, and booze and beer are wrecking your body or slowing your progress.  Actually, maybe you do need this?  Here it is: Cut It Out. If you are eating these...

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Stay Hydrated – Fitness Trick & Tip #7

Proper Nutrition Steps

Stay Hydrated - Fitness Trick & Tip #7 This Fitness Trick and Tip is very similar to trick and tip #3.  That one was Start Your Day With Water.  This specific tip is to STAY HYDRATED!  Meaning start your day with water and feel free to drink lots of it during the day!  Many people are chronically dehydrated, and chances are good that your are one of them!  Don't wait until you are thirsty to get a drink of water. ...

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Keep a Food Journal – Fitness Tip & Trick #5

Protein

Keep A Food Journal - Fitness Tip & Trick #5 Seems simple enough.  Trust me it is. We are all busy with our normal day to day stuff and we don't focus enough on what we eat and drink.  We often eat too much or too little, and most of us don't drink enough water but we think we do. Keep a food journal.  Don't have time or don't think its easy.  Well, if writing down what you eat and...

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Start Your Day With Water – Fitness Tip & Trick #3

Stay Hydrated

Start Your Day With Water! Get more water in your body!  What's the easiest way to make that happen?  Be sure the first thing you do when you wake up is Drink a big glass! The male human body is about 50% to 65% water while the female body is about 45% to 60%and muscles contain about 75%.  Get more of it into your body and it will thank you! Here are just a few benefits of drinking water and being properly...

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Do Not Fear Carbohydrates! – Fitness Tip & Trick # 2

Do Not Fear Carbohydrates! - Fitness Tip & Trick #2 Possibly fear eating too many of the starchy kind of carbohydrates, but that could be said for anything!  Eating too many carbs beyond your body's needs causes your body to store them as fat.  Storing food as Fat is a concept goes back thousands of years so nothing you do about it is going to change that.  Our ancestors needed to store food because they were hunters and gatherers.  Nowadays we...

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Are You Lost?

How to HIIT

Are You Lost? Are you looking for something? You might need a personal trainer. Are you looking for a way to lose weight? Lose Fat? Get in better shape? Feel Better? All of the above? If you are lost, try not to find the answers to your questions online. The reality is you are just going to be more confused than you already were by the time you get finished trying to do any "research" and using the word "research" gives...

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