In the past, I've been a member of Gold's Gym, actually two of them. They were quite nice, had many good features, and provided a good workout environment. Sometime ago, though, I asked the manager if it would be OK to train my exercise clients there if they were also gym members. I got a flat no. … [Read more...] about Planet Fitness vs. Gold’s Gym
I confess, I often make snarky comments about running. Some of this is based on genuine concern, as running not done correctly is very likely to cause injuries. And the truth is, I'm somewhat biased against LSD, aka Long Slow Distance running, because I find it too time-consuming, and have various … [Read more...] about I’m Running Again, and It’s Fun!
In my ongoing new regimen, today I pushed my best up to 8 one-leg squats per leg! Hey, at this rate, why not shoot for ten? (I also got another personal best for pull-ups). With the squats, I've found that my left leg performs a little better than my right - the left leg is slightly stronger and … [Read more...] about More Squats, Texas style.
Continuing my latest workout tale, another part of my new workout was to return to the squat. I had been working the lower body with Turkish get-ups for a few months, a very productive and fun exercise that truly works almost the entire body, and I was using it as my sole lower body exercise for … [Read more...] about New Workout, Part Deux, My Personal Best for One-Leg Squats.
I usually stick with a particular workout for awhile. This way I can track progress and get some mastery of the techniques. Thought it's good to have some consistency, it's possible to stick with a program for too long, and that's something that I've been known to do. Now and then, it's good to … [Read more...] about Tales of Dave’s New Workout