• Getting to the Core of Your Core

    Getting to the Core of Your Core

    Do you have low back pain? “You should work the core.” Do you have knee pain? “You need to strengthen the core.” Do you want...
  • A Winning Pair: 8 Food Combos for Better Wellness

    A Winning Pair: 8 Food Combos for Better Wellness

    Have you realized how many pills may you take daily without notice? After your workout you feel your muscles burn and automatically reach out for...
  • Take Five: Avoid These Exercise Injuries

    Take Five: Avoid These Exercise Injuries

    Blame the squat for your back pain or the lunge for your knee ache. If you exercise, odd are you have experienced some kind gym...
  • Don't Resist Tubing Exercises

    Don’t Resist Tubing Exercises

    A few years ago, we thought nothing could beat machines to strengthen and tone muscles. Then we realized that with a set of dumbbells, barbell,...
  • Diet Trends: Pass or Try?

    Diet Trends: Pass or Try?

    This year, athletes and celebrities praised the gluten free diet as the panacea to nearly everything—from winning top tennis tournaments to red carpet ready for...
  • Blast Away Belly Fat

    Blast Away Belly Fat

    How can I reduce belly fat? This is the most popular question asked to trainers and one of the most problematic one to answer. The...
  • Enjoy the Holidays, Skip the Weight Gain

    Enjoy the Holidays, Skip the Weight Gain

    Let’s face it: There is a general acceptance you will add few extra pounds during the holidays. But so what? You have worked out the...
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Getting to the Core of Your Core

Getting to the Core of Your Core

Do you have low back pain? “You should work the core.” Do you have knee pain? “You need to strengthen the core.” Do you want to improve in your sports? Well… “You need to focus on your core workout.” The core has become the go-to answer to whatever fitness-sports injury and non-injury related body issue...
A Winning Pair: 8 Food Combos for Better Wellness

A Winning Pair: 8 Food Combos for Better Wellness

Have you realized how many pills may you take daily without notice? After your workout you feel your muscles burn and automatically reach out for acetaminophen. At breakfast, you may take a multi vitamin with some “added benefit claim.” And maybe at night an Ambien pill is your best friend for a good night sleep....
Take Five: Avoid These Exercise Injuries

Take Five: Avoid These Exercise Injuries

Blame the squat for your back pain or the lunge for your knee ache. If you exercise, odd are you have experienced some kind gym injury. Sadly, most people play the blame game and never find out the real cause for their injury. Or they simple cross off the “bad” exercise from their workout list....

Nutrition and Fertility: What is the Connection?

My recent interview with 107.5 AMOR in Miami talking about nutrition and fertility.
Eating Before Exercise

Eating Before Exercise

You are ready to hit the gym, the road, or the living room for your P90X session. You are neither hungry nor full, but you still wonder—“Should I have something? What if I get hungry in the middle of the workout and hit a sugar crash? Or is exercising on an empty stomach better like...
Strength & Honor

Strength & Honor

My previous interview and profile of current world No. 1 tennis player Rafael Nadal shows an inspiring athlete whose dedication to family values is just as strong as his commitment to athletic excellence.          
Eccentric Exercises To Relieve Tendon Pain

Eccentric Exercises To Relieve Tendon Pain

Eccentric exercises (EE) may sound complicated, but you actually do them all the time without knowing it. Every time you lengthen a muscle while applying a load you are already into EE. For instance, when you lower your hips to squat or your arms when doing a bicep curls. Gym rats may be familiar on...