The First 5 Pounds is the Easiest with a Destin Personal Trainer

Take a look at just about every magazine out there and no doubt you will find titles each and every issue like ‘lose those last 5 pounds’ and ‘the last diet you’ll ever need’. The more you think about those types of titles the more absurd they sound. Every month a new article targeting the same exact topic. Maybe I am an idiot (I have been called worse) but it would seem if the original article … [Read more...]

Yogurt- Friend or Foe?

Think twice before you think all yogurts are created equal. The real deal on yogurt is that good 'ole "plain" yogurt is your best choice. Unfortunately the sugar content is going to run anywhere from 7-20mgrams of sugar per/cup depending on which brand you buy. In the best and healthiest brands the sugar is coming from the milk and ironically, it’s that sugar that makes yogurt, yogurt (tart and … [Read more...]

Destin Personal Trainer Knows Detoxing Sucks, Literally and Figuratively

Have you ever tried a detox as a fat loss remedy? Lost some weight didn’t you? Gained it back didn’t you? Detoxing is classic starvation and dehydration and just the latest con job being shoved down your throats and unfortunately way too many of you are buying into it and potential danger as well. The detox mentality of cleansing your body each season for two, three, even ten days is hilarious. … [Read more...]

Got a few minutes for cardio with a Destin Personal Trainer

Most of you know by now that I loathe the same ole boring 45-60 minute cardio routine. If you love that type of a workout by all means keep with it but if you’re looking for a little variety and feel like ramping up the intensity take a look at how easy it is to burn up 100 calories and more importantly how quick you can do it. In our 10 minutes or less category: Destin Personal Trainer came up … [Read more...]

Get Head Turning Calves with a Destin Personal Trainer

Even if Mom and Dad didn’t bless you with great calves don’t give up hope. Calves can be a pesky group of muscles to train. I often get my amusement for the day watching veteran gym and gayne rats perform calf movements incorrectly. FYI, standing calf raises should work the back of your lower leg not the upper front and seated calf raises should not be causing a burn in your lower back from … [Read more...]

Breath in Breath Out says Destin Personal Trainer

Remember when you were a kid and you told Mom and Dad that you were going to hold your breath until you died in an attempt to get out of finishing your green beans or beets? As a  Destin Personal Trainer, I start off most of my seminars by telling a similar story of a man that forgets to breathe during his workout. It is always good for a laugh and lets people know right from the start that … [Read more...]

Keep On Eating with a Destin Personal Trainer!!!!

Has there ever been a more absurd diet trend than the notion if you stop eating after 6pm is a surefire healthy safe way for fat loss? I will forewarn you that I get a little animated when it comes to this topic so be advised. I hear trainers on TV and in all the popular vanity mags spewing this crap to the masses over and over and its very unsettling to me. If your not a professional body … [Read more...]

Destin Personal Trainers 10 Best Foods for Your Heart

Simple food choices go a long way when it comes to your heart's health. Focusing on fresh foods full of heart-healthy fats and antioxidants can decrease your risk of developing heart disease and cut your chances of a heart attack. These 10 foods will help keep your ticker in top shape. Oatmeal Start your day with a steaming bowl of oats, which are full of omega-3 fatty acids, folate, and … [Read more...]

Be The Healthy Role Model For Your Family

Childhood obesity, underage drinking, smoking and failure to exercise are all concerns for parents these days. If you want your kids to adopt a healthier, wiser lifestyle, you are going to have to show them the light. Children often learn best by example. Lead and they will likely follow. How can you set the example and get them off on the right foot if your habits aren’t that great? Consider … [Read more...]