Month: January 2013

Improve Your Dining Ambiance

  What is the ambiance like before you start to eat a meal?  Below is a study that was to done to see if people ate more or less calories if the ambiance was calm. Set the mood before consuming food. That’s the apparent take-home message of a recent study reported in the August issue […]

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WEIGHT TRAINING Q & A

  Are you confused about weight training?  Here are some answers to some frequently asked questions.  Be sure to ask a certified personal trainer in St. Louis, Clayton and Brentwood, MO. to set up a program specifically for you. 1. How Often Should I Lift Weights? You may have heard that you shouldn’t lift weights […]

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Spotlight on Stretching

Do you want to enhance your workouts, personal training and activities of daily living? Then improve your flexibility through stretching! 5 FAQs About Flexibility 1. How long should you hold a stretch for flexibility improvement? The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM 2006) recommends holding a stretch from 15 to 30 seconds. 2. What is […]

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Ten Exercise Myths

  “No pain”, “Weight training equals bulking up”, or “Spot reducing”.  There are plenty of popular exercise misconceptions that still exist. Let us look at some of the most common exercise myths as well as the not-so-common facts based on current exercise research and let me help you smash those myths as your certified personal […]

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