The Battlefield is in the Kitchen: Part II

Maria Halkiadakis, once again, graces the Blog of SAPT. Take it away Maria! Last Friday’s post began the discussion, The Battlefield is in the Kitchen.  Before moving on to Part II let’s do a quick recap on the topic… Training alone is not enough to help anyone achieve the results they are after. Common sense tells us that eating right and exercising are the two key elements to taking care of our bodies. It is important to find a balance between the two by not over training or depriving oneself of proper nutrition. Translation = pick up the right amount of heavy things and eat the right amount of good food. Today we are focusing on what needs to be […]

Sweat and Sacrifice: It’s OK to be Uncomfortable

Kidding! It’s not Kelsey. Goose is back in the blogging world and has a solid post, just in time for the holidays! Every now and then random people approach me asking, “How do I get abs?” “How do I lose weight?” My answer: “Well, what are you doing right now?” It’s surprising to me how much people underestimate the amount of time and hard work it takes for change to happen. Whether you’re an athlete not breaking a sweat in the weight room or a Desk Jockey who thinks walking 25 mins on a treadmill is a hard workout, the outcome is the same. If you don’t put in the work you don’t get any results! NO RESULTS FOR YOU!! […]

“That’s A Load of….” Debunking Media “Fitness” Terms

Glance at the front of the magazines at grocery stores and you’ll see a variety of “fitness” or “health” claims such as “tone,” “fat-blasting,” and other such nonsense as that. I find myself rolling my eyes so much that my occipital (eye) muscles are as big as a body builder’s biceps. Sorry, strength coach joke. Moving on, today I’m going to rip through debunk a few of those outrageous claims so that you too can strengthen your occipital muscles as you wait in the grocery check-out line. I can not possibly cover all the silliness out there, but I’ve narrowed it down to a few of the common ones (that seem to appear month after month on magazines such as “Self” or […]