Category: Dave’s Blog

Master A Pull up

As a personal trainer and fitness instructor there was one motion that haunts many of my clients, the pull up. One major thing I learned: You can use an assistance band or machine. In all of my years of training individuals, professional athletes. I have seen rapid progression from a band or an assisted pull-up Read More …

Fitness & Having Enough Money

At first glance, it might seem that saving for retirement and joining a local football team have next to nothing to do with each other, however new research proves otherwise. According to a new Australian study from AMP, there is a strong relationship between people who play sports and those who think about their financial Read More …

Life is full…

Life is full…… Full of whatever we’re dealing with at this moment. Whatever we are blessed to be struggling with, to be crying about, to be jumping for joy about. It’s what makes up this fragile, brief, full life. To discard, discount, disown, disguise, disapprove of any of it is not an option. There is Read More …

Obsession and mental health

Weightlifting is considered an important part of almost any fitness routine. While aerobic exercises like jogging and riding a stationary bike can improve the health of the heart and lungs, pumping iron is the best way to help improve the bulk of the muscles, adding definition and increasing overall strength. While weightlifting can be helpful Read More …

Forming A Habit….

Have you ever experienced an initial burst of excitement around the new habit or resolution, but soon enough, long-term change feels just too hard to maintain? If you know what I’m talking about, the worst part is that you may beat yourself up about the fact that you never followed through with your goal, and Read More …

Protein Shakes…..

After total calories, your daily protein intake is likely the most important part of your diet regardless of whether you’re looking to gain muscle, maintain muscle, lose fat, improve performance or any combination thereof. For most people, shooting for somewhere around 1 gram of protein per pound of their current body weight (use your goal Read More …

Vitamin K…..

Vitamin A, B, C, D, E…and K? Starting even with its name vitamin K seems out of place and until recently, it hasn’t been very well-known. The “K” actually comes from the German name for coagulation or clotting of blood, and vitamin K consists of a group of fat-soluble vitamins, which have recently been receiving Read More …