Articles from March, 2014

Getting Down and Dirty: Obstacle Course and Mud Race Training

Ah, Tough Mudder. I know many people who have done it and loved every minute of it. Others hated it and will never try it again. But one thing is for sure- it’s one heck of a workout! For those of you who are not familiar with it, Tough Mudder is an obstacle course that [&hellip

Examining the 4th Element: Proper Rest & Recovery

By this point, we all understand that seeing physical results requires strict work – both on the gym floor as well as in the kitchen. There is no way we can possibly build muscle or burn fat unless if we are performing regular aerobic exercise and strength training, as well as following a healthy and [&hellip

Hitting the Slopes: It’s not Just for Fun Anymore

Well, the 2014 Winter Olympics are here at last. All across the land, people have been viewed to their television screens to tune in to their favorite event. Whether its figure skating, speed skating, or bob sledding I always marvel at the amount of skill that goes into each of these competitions. Perhaps what I [&hellip

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