Almost all the NYC independent personal training gyms are owned by former trainers. If you are at the stage in your career where you are considering changing from a personal trainer to a gym owner there is a whole … Continue reading
New York City personal trainers – How Important are Client References?
So what do you do when a prospect asks you about your success, history and who you have worked with? They might even come right out and ask for references and that is an issue that many New York City … Continue reading
Teens and Late Night Food Traditions
By Alex Discolo After spending the past two days in Atlanta, Georgia, I’ve gotten to see the types of eating habits here. More than where I live in New York, there are multiple fast food options on every corner. Having easy access to … Continue reading
3 Ways to Eat Kale- Even if You Don’t Cook!
By Lisa Snow, Personal Trainer Fueling your workouts is a vital part of reaching your fitness goals. But many overworked New Yorkers barely have time to shop for healthy food, let alone cook it! Kale is a superfood in so … Continue reading
Live A Life Without Limits
By Brett Cohen, Personal Trainer Yep, this used to be me…From 1991-2005 I served as a New York State Court Officer.. It was a job that I was ultimately dissatisfied with. I never felt like I was contributing to the … Continue reading
Exploring NYC Personal Training Gyms: Julian Walker Studio
Tucked away on the top floor on East 31st Street is a hidden gym of a gym called Julian Walker Studio. After stopping off for a bit of a cheat meal at Shake Shack in Madison Square Park I headed … Continue reading
You Left Without a Map
You wouldn’t walk through the wilderness without a map! So, how can you expect to reach your health and fitness goals without one?? ATTENTION: The 3 reasons the average person never reaches their health & fitness goals are: 1. … Continue reading
The Kettlebell Shoulder Press
By Lisa Snow, EFT Personal Training All kettlebell moves help build strength, balance, coordination, and bone density. The kettlebell shoulder press also helps improve shoulder mobility while toning the shoulder muscles (deltoids) and back of the arm (triceps). Before trying … Continue reading
Kick Start That Cardio!
By Antonio Myrie, NYC Personal Trainer Bruce Lee made it cool. Chuck Norris made you cringe. Jean Claude Van Damme made it sexy. I’m talking about kicking! Yes, whipping that leg at the head of a bad guy, snapping that … Continue reading
Staying Motivated! (why there are no “off” days…)
By Caitlin Venedam, founder and trainer at Platinum Fitness NYC Rest days and recovery are SO important for your body to progress. That’s why your rest days are REST days, not OFF-DAYS! Off days implies a free-for-all, but a REST … Continue reading