Should I exercise in the morning or evening?

Every personal trainer out there has heard this question!  My answer is that it depends on the person.  Most people who ask me this question do so because they have heard that it is better to work out in the … Continue reading

Free Weights, Cables, or Guided Machines

One is not necessarily better than the other two, but each type of equipment has its own advantages and disadvantages.  Free-weights are typically the toughest to control of the three since you have full control to move them in any … Continue reading

Isolation Exercises vs Full Body Exercises

There is no right or wrong answer here, it depends on the person, the goal, and the amount of time available.  If done correctly, isolation exercises have the most potential to build muscle- but even though this type of routine … Continue reading

One-Size-Fits-All Exercise Program?

I’m sorry to say that there is no such thing.  The first thing that every personal trainer learns (hopefully!) is that what works for one person may not work for another!  There are definitely many elements of exercise that remain … Continue reading

Form over Force

Always remember that how you perform your exercises is much more important than which exercises you choose! Most people who have trouble developing certain body parts will just look for different exercises to do and wonder why the results never … Continue reading