What? A fitness professional encouraging you not to squat?! It may feel counter-intuitive to hear a health/fitness professional discouraging you from doing exercise, but I’ve been seeing a lot of these around social media lately, along with having clients inquiring about them, so I’ve got to step up… Why it’s a bad idea… Squat challenges […]
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“You should always eat breakfast” “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day” “If you don’t eat breakfast, you’ll gain weight” We’ve heard it all before, and it’s time to put a stop to this once and for all. Breakfast is not the most important meal of the day. The belief has long stood that […]
This will be the first in a series of articles for Adaptive FitBunch – personal training and coaching for adaptive individuals, specifically amputees – let me know what you think or if there’s anything else you’d like to see covered. If you are an adaptive athlete and would like to guest post, please drop a […]
Yesterday, we discussed five exercises that have minimal place in any exercise regimen. Some exercises are ineffective, others are unsafe, even more are a bit of both. I’ll always be first to champion anyone doing something to better themselves physically, but it’s with the caveat it not be detrimental to their well being, or a […]
Today’s post will be the first in a two-part series. Today, we will be covering 5 exercises that are some surprising no-no’s as part of a fitness program, while explaining why these exercises are bad choices (safety and/or efficacy). Tomorrow’s post will serve as a recap and explanation as to how these exercises can be safely […]
One of the most astounding stories of weight loss success I’ve ever heard originates at the start of my personal training career, coming from another trainer’s first time meeting a prospective client. A gentleman that this trainer met with, shared that over the preceding six months, he’d lost over sixty pounds doing nothing more than […]
If this is our first time meeting via social media, Hello! Regardless of whether we’ve met before or not, I appreciate you taking the time to stumble across the FitBunch’s blog. For those unfamiliar, I want to take some time to introduce myself. First and foremost, a bilateral above-knee amputee. How did I find myself […]
If you’ve been in the gym for any length of time, chances are you’ve noticed guys and girls walking around with their special shaker bottles with all sorts of different colored liquids in them- radioactive green, deep red, arctic blue to name a few. Chances are these individuals are taking some sort of pre-workout supplement. […]