Posts in category "wellness"

What Does Death Teach Us?

I usually don’t write a lot of personal posts here but I felt the need today to talk with you about something that recently happened in my life. It relates to our health and fitness but in many so ways is much bigger than anything I ever write about here. 8 months ago, my wife... Read more »

Free Circuit Workout: No Weights Needed

Free Circuit Workout: No  Weights Needed
Hey guys, A great circuit workout that you can easily fit into your daily routine could be the difference between maintaining your goal weight and falling off the wagon. It doesn’t take long to perform but can help you maintain blood flow, challenge your muscles and burn an extra 300-500 calories a day. So I... Read more »

Windy City CrossFit: A Look Inside

Windy City CrossFit: A Look Inside
If you’re a health and fitness nut like me, a weekend warrior trying to get in better shape or someone new to the workout seen looking to get into a fitness regiment, chances are you’ve heard of CrossFit. CrossFit is one of the fastest growing fitness brands and training methods since Jane Fonda strapped on... Read more »
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Try This Core Exercise At Home!

The other day I was messing around at home trying to come up with some different core exercises to do for myself and my clients to get those abs in shape for summer. I myself love all variations of planks, so I thought about how I could make a plank more difficult for people if... Read more »

Still Not Eating Breakfast?

Still Not Eating Breakfast?
As hard as it is for me to believe, fewer than 1/2 the people in America eat breakfast regularly. Even with all of the proven health benefits of eating a healthy breakfast, the majority of the people in this country don’t eat breakfast…and let alone a healthy one. Below are some stats I found on... Read more »

THE BEST Exercise For Strengthening Your Legs

The single-leg squat is arguably the best exercise for building strong legs. There are countless articles from fitness experts that identify the benefits of single-leg squats. The biggest problem with single-leg squats is that most people don’t have the strength or stability to do even a “body weight” single-leg squat. So, in the video below... Read more »
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Fun Run...Tuesdays at 5:30pm

Hey guys, For those of you in the area, I’ll be organizing a Fun Run every Tuesday at 5:30pm. We will leave from 1753 N. Damen Ave. in Bucktown, outside of On Your Mark Training facility. Tonight is the first night! The run is free, just bring yourself and your running gear! All levels are... Read more »

FREE FITNESS CLASSES THIS WEEKEND!

FREE FITNESS CLASSES THIS WEEKEND!
Treat Your body and your pocketbook right this weekend! This weekend on Saturday April 30th, On Your Mark Coaching and Training will be throwing a Grand Opening Party for their new location in Bucktown! They will have 20 minute classes for everyone to sample from 8am to 11am. Each 20 minute segment will have 3... Read more »

If I Lift Weights I'll Get Too Bulky...Part 2

This is my follow-up post to one a few weeks back about how lifting heavy weights will not get you bulky and is one of the fastest ways to effectively lose fat and build lean muscle. @font-face { font-family: "Cambria"; }p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: "Times New Roman"; }div.Section1... Read more »
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Quick, Healthy Breakfast

Thanks to Maya Henderson and the team at Vital Juice Chicago for featuring me in their weekly newsletter! I’m really honored to be featured. If you haven’t heard of Vital Juice and you’re into everything from health and fitness, to beauty and fashion, then you’d really like their newsletter. It’s always filled with great tips... Read more »