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How Much Protein Should I Eat On Rest Days?

Wondering How Much Protein Should I Eat On Rest Days? How much protein should I eat on rest days is a long standing question that has been debated in many gyms and on many fitness forums. As a guy that’s been a personal trainer in Austin for over 20 years, as well as a gym

Body Image: The Psychological Impact of the Body Image Issue

Overcoming the Body Image Insecurities and Potential Anxieties These days we seem to hear a lot about body image. Everybody from former UFC champion Rhonda Rousey, to models, to doctors, NFL players, and on down the line have been outspoken on the subject. As an Austin personal trainer for over 20 years, I can assure

How Much Water Should I Drink?

Answering the How Much Water Should I Drink Question A question I am frequently asked at my gym, as well as by new clients is how much water should I drink? Like everything else in fitness, as well as in health, the answer is very subjective. There are many variables when answering this kind of

Toning Shoes

Do Toning Shoes Work? Can a pair of shoes do away with your big thighs, cellulite, weak legs, let you burn more calories, build more muscle, and get in shape faster at the gym? According to the manufacturers, yes they can. There’s a type of shoe available these days called toning shoes. Reebok and Sketchers

The Spot Reduction Myth

Is spot reduction possible? In any given field, there will be facts, theories, misconceptions, as well as some long standing mythology. The health and fitness world is no exception to this. There are a plethora of fitness myths that are very commonly believed to be true. Some, naturally, are more pervasive than others. There is

Rich Piana: What is My Opinion of Him?

Question of the Week: Rich Piana: What is my Opinion of him? As a personal trainer in Austin for over 21 years, I have had a lot of people ask me over the years if I know certain people. Sometimes they are inquiring if I work with a celebrity they are especially fond of. Other

Should You Be Changing Personal Trainers?

Wondering Should You Be Changing Personal Trainers? Few things in this world can remain a constant, other than time, perhaps. It doesn’t stop for anyone, or anything. In the rest of the world, things evolve, dissolve, and fluctuate. The health and fitness world is no exception. We may change gyms because we move to a

How Long Does it Take to Get in Shape? How Can You Speed Up The Process?

Are You Wondering How Long Does it Take to get in Shape? As a personal trainer in Austin for over 20 years, I get asked a lot of fitness, nutrition, as well as, of course, exercise questions, and rather frequently. People ask me how much protein they should be consuming, how many reps or sets,

Chocolate Milk: Is It Really A Good Post Workout Drink?

Chocolate Milk? Over my many years as an Austin personal trainer, I’ve written many blog posts and essays covering nutrition, supplements, workout theories, etc. There have been any number of the latest, and greatest products as well as, of course, “revolutionary” fitness ideas and methodologies that have come down the pike, that ultimately fall by

Muscle Magazines: Are They At All Realistic?

Are Muscle Magazines Realistic? We’ve all seen the muscle magazines in the checkout line at the grocery store. Some quasi porn star looking, barely clad female standing in apparent awe at the tanned, ultra muscular, young buck who is every man’s envy, and the apparent desire of every female. There’s a bunch of these muscle

Why Personal Training?

Should You Be Considering Personal Training? As a longtime Austin personal trainer, I can surely tell you that there’s a lot of ways one can approach exercise. There’s a myriad of theories abounding in magazines and cyberspace from the educational and factually correct, to the misinformed and possibly injurious. Fads and theories come and go.

Excuses: Skipping The Gym

Excuses: They Are Easier To Come By Than Results Excuses are very easy to come by, as are rationalizations, justifications, as is denial. You won’t have to search too deeply within yourself to dig up a reason why you shouldn’t do something that you have no interest in doing. That certainly can include going to

Ripped Trainers: Another Fitness Myth

Do Trainers Need To Be Ripped Trainers? There’s a great many misconceptions and fitness myths circulating through the gym world. There’s a seemingly endless supply of misinformation regarding nutrition, techniques, body imaging, etc. A long time personal training client of mine, who is a physician, as well as a top level, nationally ranked, swimmer, told

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