The spot reduction TRUTH

Perhaps the oldest myth in the fitness industry is the idea of ‘spot reduction’. This concept advocates that one can selectively target fat in a specific body part, by performing a particular exercise. People keep asking me the same questions: men ask me what exercises they should do to lose their gut, and women ask […]

Bulking up vs. toning

Very often when approaching a woman with the suggestion of weight training, I hear a typical but highly flawed response: “I don’t want to get ‘big’, I just want to look firm and toned.” This common misconception leads to overdoing cardio and totally neglecting the highly crucial resistance training element of any fitness routine. Let […]

Walk your way to FITNESS!

Winter is here, and now is the time to craft our summer bodies under the cover of all our winter clothes. I personally believe that fitness is not a contest or a competition, for which you prepare, and after its over, you remain comfortable for the rest of your life. I have been thinking for […]