Carb Cycling for Accelerated Fat Loss

THE CONCEPT   The premise of the diet is a very simple one: high carb day moderate carb day low carb day Ideally you want to have the high carb days on the days you train your lagging body parts, and the no carb days on your “off days” or you can perform cardio to [...]

By | August 26th, 2011|Galen, The trainer's blog|0 Comments

Reasons Why You Stuggle With Your Weight

Losing fat can be a difficult process process, but often it comes down to the things you are eating that hinders your process. Below are 5 simple reasons that may be preventing you from losing fat.   1)    You eat a high sugar, low protein breakfast We are told that breakfast is the most important [...]

By | August 23rd, 2011|Galen, The trainer's blog|0 Comments

Who Should Be Training Our Kids?

In a staff meeting at Phenomenal Fitness, Sean, the lead trainer, asked all the trainers if there are populations of clients that each of the trainers prefer not to work with.  Another trainer, Galen, raised his hand and answered that he doesn’t want to work with kids.  Following the meeting, I asked Galen to make [...]

By | August 22nd, 2011|Jon, The trainer's blog|0 Comments

100 lbs Lost, Can It Be True?

I began working with Lisa around February of 2011. Unsatisfied with the way she looked, and unsatisfied with the way she felt, she did what most people never do. She decided to DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT, not lament and ponder how things would change if she would be skinny, how nice it would be and [...]

By | August 21st, 2011|Galen, The trainer's blog|0 Comments

Many of You Wont Succeed

Why? Because when the going gets tough you quit. Working out isn’t supposed to be easy and it isn’t always fun. If it was everyone would look good. When something isn’t as easy as turning on the TV, “you’re too busy” to get your workout in. Why aren’t you seeing the results you expect to [...]

By | August 18th, 2011|Galen, The trainer's blog|0 Comments

The Infamous Role of the Celebrity Trainer

What makes a trainer better than another? Education? Real life experience? Are trainers worth $500 an hour? Television promotes the sensationalist craze over celebrity trainers such as Julian Michaels, staring on TV shows such as “The Biggest Loser.” The fact is just because they have a pretty face does not make them an expert in [...]

By | August 10th, 2011|Galen, The trainer's blog|0 Comments

Why Being Good Sucks

Being good is average, being good is a “C” student. Being good lumps you in with the rest. You don’t stand out being good. You won’t get anywhere being good. Being good, will ultimately cause you to fail.   Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable Get out of your bubble that you’ve been living in. It’s easy [...]

By | July 6th, 2011|Galen, The trainer's blog|0 Comments

The Soft American

By President-elect John F. Kennedy Beginning more than 2,500 years ago, from all quarters of the Greek world men thronged every four years to the sacred grove of Olympia, under the shadow of Mount Cronus, to compete in the most famous athletic contests of history—the Olympian games. During the contest a sacred truce was observed [...]

By | June 28th, 2011|The trainer's blog|0 Comments