November Project

Every industry has its fads and trends. Health and fitness is not exempt from this. There is everything from Crossfit, to bootcamps, to gluten free, and sugar free.  It never ends.  Marketing always finds a way to turn an idea into big bucks.  The November Project was...

The Importance of Staying Hydrated for Weight Loss

Submitted by Brandon Ivey, MNW resident and IFA Certified Personal Trainer Drinking water may not be the only thing that can help you lose weight but it is one of the easiest efforts you can put in into your weight loss diet plan. Different from saying no to that...
Triceps Extension

Triceps Extension

By: Brandon Ivey IFA Certified Trainer Main Muscle: Triceps 1. Grab a dumbbell and either sit on a military press bench or a utility bench that has a back support on it 2. Bring the dumbbell over your head so that the whole arm is perpendicular to the floor and next...

Exercise is Not for Weight Loss and Vanity Reasons

As a personal trainer one of the most frustrating things I deal with is the overwhelming emphasis on exercise to lose weight. When it comes to reaching a healthy weight, how you eat is much, much more important. While physical activity is useful in reducing the risk...
Fitness Safety

Fitness Safety

Fitness Safety By Brandon Ivey Brandon is an IFA certified personal trainer and Memorial Northwest resident   Regardless if you are just beginning to work out or its part of your lifestyle, everyone should keep in mind that there are rules to stay safe at the gym....

Health & Fitness March 2016

  I have three teenage boys. Yes I have the same problem as everyone else. Those kids love those games. Children today often spend many hours in front of screens on such things like mobile phones, computers, video games, and TV. These products have gotten better at...