What Shoes Would You Wear for a Marathon?

We had a good time watching the thousands of runners this past week at the Portland Marathon, and specifically we watched to see what the most common shoe choices were. There was a big variety due to the sheer number of people that were running but a few stood out to us as the most […]

Eat This Not that, A Nice Nutrition Tool

I recently renewed my subscription to Men’s Health and at that time an add popped up for a book called Eat This Not That. It is written by David Zinczenko, the editor-in-cheif for Mens Health and Matt Goulding, the food and nutrtion editor for Men’s Health. I thought the book looked interesting so I went […]

Final Update on the Presidents Challenge

With just few days left to go in the 2009 Presidents Fitness Challenge my son is closing in on his goal of achieving the SIlver Medal in the Champions Challenge. He has worked incredibly hard at it and I have been impressed with how well the program encourages kids to keep going with the scoring […]

Memorial Day Bike Ride

My son and I went for our longest Bike ride yet today. He just turned 8 this weekend and we had a great ride of at least 7 or 8 miles. What a joy it is to be able ride with him now that he is getting old enough to take out on some of […]

3 Reasons why Not to do the Stairmaster

I have seen far too many people ruin themselves on Stairmasters over the years that I wanted to share some reasons why you should avoid them. First let me share with you the worst part of the first job I had in the fitness industry. It was in the early 90’s and I was hired as […]

Product Review – “Cardio Max” DVD from the Biggest Loser Series

This is our second review of a product form the Biggest Loser television series. Much Like the first video review we did this one uses the trainers from the show but this time they also bring some of the contestants from the show to work out along with you. This is where it gets interesting. […]

Product Review – Wii Fit

Every Holiday season there is a new great “thing” that everyone must have. Christmas of 2007 was without a doubt the Nintendo Wii. They were sold out everywhere and people were paying over a $1,000.00 for a $299.00 item. Memo to self, next time there is a video game system about to come out, pre […]

Product Reviews – 30 Day Shred by Jillian Michaels

With the popularity of the Biggest Loser it was inevitable that there would be some workout videos available to purchase. Jillian Michaels has become a huge star in the training world and rightfully so, she knows her stuff. I was excited to review this video with my training philosophy class. It is available just about […]

Product Review – Perfect Pushup

Many of you have probably seen some form of advertisement for the product known as “Perfect Pushup“. Here is our take on how valuable of an asset it can be for your workout programs. First is Quality – Upon opening the product it looks like it is a decent quality item. At no point during […]

Product Reviews

The Fitness Industry is a constant fad. Everyone is looking for the next best thing to make an infomercial about to get rich. We want to use the many years in the fitness industry to help you sort through what may help you and what is a total waste of your money. We will use […]

What Others Are Saying

"My body has not reacted well with working a desk job.  I am only 25, but have been having a lot of pain that has built up over the past 6 months...The cubicle workouts have truly helped, I cant even begin to tell you...so much better! Thanks Scott, love the routines!" Brandon
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