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3 Yoga Poses to Strengthen Core and Relieve Back Pain

You're probably too busy and inflexible ;) In an ideal world, you'd fit yoga into your schedule, but you're too swamped with spinning, running, and other more intensive workouts. I can't blame you. But what if there's a style of yoga that is very intense, works your core, and calms your mind? In this episode, we have Jen and Sean Silvera, the founders and owners of Baptiste Yoga San ...

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My Personal Transformation Journey: Before & After Pics

Who says we can't get better with age? ;) These pictures are going to tell you my story. Left Pic: A few+ years ago. Middle and Right Pic: Last 3 months. In my early 20’s, I was 10+ pounds heavier. Fresh out of college, I was stressed out and anxious. To top it off, I was eating processed foods, even as I tried to eat the “right” diet to lose weight. I continued to gain weight despite ...

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Interview with JJ – One of SF’s Hottest Trainer: 6 Training Mistakes That Is Sabotaging Your Gains

If you’ve been training for a while, you may have nagging aches and pains... which suddenly turned into injuries such as a strained shoulder or injured back. While you may think the injuries "came out of nowhere," perhaps your cumulative poor posture at the gym is to blame. It’s not entirely your fault: even seasoned athletes and bodybuilders can make the same postural and training mistakes ...

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MMA Workout: How to Be Fit Like a Fighter

Have you ever been to a MMA fight and said, “MMA fighters look shredded… but how can I possibly train like them and gain that level of stamina, endurance, flexibility and strength?” I have. Luckily, I don’t have to wonder too much because I have invited Nate Moore, an American mixed martial artist to update me on how he trains. And yes you can read his Wikipedia entry here. In ...

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Low-Carb vs. Low-Fat on Weight Loss: What Does the Research Show? (Interview with Dr. Christopher Gardner, Part 1)

Six-pack abs. Rounder butt. Stronger arms. More sexual desirability. Better (and more) sex! Why else would you suffer through a gruelling diet, sets and sets of deadlifts, 2-hour workouts, DOMs and burning sit-ups (ouch!) Ok, I’m just being blunt here. Even if you don’t like to admit it, I think most of you wouldn’t mind having a fitter and nicer looking body, whatever that ...

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