Voted 2011 Favorite Personal Trainer by Long Beach Press Telegram Readers

Thank you for voting me your Reader's Choice Favorite Personal Trainer

Long Beach Press-Telegram Reader’s Choice FAVORITE! The results are in! Thank you Long Beach Press Telegram Readers for voting me your choice of “Favorite Personal Trainer!” Its an honor and a privilege to help Long Beach get beach ready and FIT! I look forward to further serving the Long Beach community and helping more people […]

Long Beach Workout of the Week 8/1 Max Work for Time and Sandbags

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Maximum work for time?!? That sounds like a prison sentence! Its not that at all. I prefer to call this workout “Whatchoo Got?” Its a test of work capacity, overall fitness, strength, stamina, endurance and sheer willpower. This workout uses all kinds of equipment: sand bags, jump ropes, Dynamax Balls, kettle bells etc. I’ll let […]

Long Beach Workout of the Week 7/25 Deadlift Work and Crossfit Fran


Welcome back to this week’s Long Beach Workout of the Week. This week was another two for one. I paired up some pretty taxing lower body work for this week. First we started with some timed Deadlifts and then moved in to Crossfit’s benchmark met-con workout “Fran.” Workout of the Week #1: 10 Deadlifts 30 […]

Long Beach Workout of the Week 7/18 Metabolic Conditioning

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Whew! I’m sure everyone is glad that one is over. This week’s Long Beach Workout of the Week was a BREATHER! Non-stop movement and high heart rate fun! Everyone was surprised this week to start working in Kettle Bell Push Presses into the mix. Its fun to add some explosive strength work into the mix […]

Calorie Counting: Are you Asleep at the Wheel?

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To Count Calories or Not to Count Calories…that is the question. Though it sounds like a timeless quote from a Shakespeare play its as relevant as “To Be or not To Be.” You see whether or not you should count calories is a very relevant question. Some diets are built on the idea, some diets […]

Workout of the Week 6/27 Deadlift Burpee WOD


This week’s Long Beach Workout of the Week combined a strength component with a full body “gymnastics” component. This is really taxing to go from a heavier lift to a fast full body movement so the challenge is to stay on the “threshold” and start to learn your limits and try to test the waters […]