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
What is the definition of insanity?
By James Ford, Personal Trainer in New York City “Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” – Albert Einstein The definition of insanity is going to the gym for “insert time frame” and not getting results. … Continue reading
Exploring NYC’s Private Training Gyms: Gramercy Pilates NYC
Gramercy Pilates 39 East 20th Street, 2nd Floor New York, NY 10003 212-727-7896 Not too long ago, on what must have been the hottest day of the summer, I ventured down to Gramercy to meet with Ernie Fossa and Tommy … Continue reading
Begin Burning Your Belly Fat Right Now!
By Adam Shuty, NYC Personal Trainer Body fat?!? You got what?!? No way. I don’t believe it. Let me guess, you want to tone up the arms, get stronger and loose five to ten pounds of body fat. Right? That’s … Continue reading
How To Minimize Personal Training Client Cancellations and Revenue Loss
Client cancellations are the bane of a personal trainer’s business. They lead to lost revenue and client goals not being achieved. Here are 3 principles to follow to lower the frequency of clients cancelling. Minimize your own cancellations Nothing is … Continue reading
3 Traits of Great Group Fitness Instructors
Group fitness instructors need to keep their students engaged and motivated. If you fail at either of these, you will lose your students quickly. If you do this successfully, you will create a following that has new students begging for … Continue reading
Can Personal Training Improve Your Company’s Bottom Line?
In a perfect world, a company staff never gets sick, never takes days off, is always happy to come to work, and productive every minute of the day….but the world is not perfect. Employees get sick, they call out, everybody … Continue reading
The Single Leg Dead Lift
By Lisa Snow, personal trainer The Single Leg Deadlift This exercise tones and strengthens the hamstrings (back of the thigh) and glutes (buttocks). It also involves the core, balance, and ankle stability. You can use dumbbells; however, kettlebells work better … Continue reading