Articles from December, 2013

New Year. New Body. New Mind

It seems like just yesterday that I was sitting here at my computer writing last year’s New Year themed article. The older I get, the faster time seems to pass. It is a reminder to grab life by the balls and live each moment “in the moment”. For me, that moment has always included fitness. [&hellip

Exercise and Youth: A Winning Combination

When I was a kid, I had the extraordinary experience of being a competitive gymnast. As a young child, I was always jumping and climbing all over my house. I guess my mom figured that gymnastics would be a perfect fit for me, so she enrolled me in after-school gymnastics classes. I did well, so [&hellip

Beating the Holiday Trap

Well folks, it’s that time of year again. Tis the season to be jolly. And for many of us, we will get extra jolly around our mid- section. There is just no escaping it: holiday eating is high in calories, and most of those calories are coming from sugar and fat. The inevitable result is [&hellip

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Michael is a certified personal trainer in Chicago, helping people achieve their fitness goals.