I can’t believe I ate the WHOLE turkey!

November 27, 2008

What?! Some personal trainer in Hawaii ate a WHOLE turkey? I actually did not eat the whole turkey. “I can’t believe I ate the whole turkey!” was really a little homemade paper sign that me, my kid sister, and my cousins taped onto Grandpa’s back during a Thanksgiving get

The Why’s and How’s of Losing Body Fat

November 24, 2008

Why do you work out? It is a simple question but it is a very important one. Having a reason why gives you a purpose. When the reason (the why) you want to achieve something is big enough, you will be much better prepared to handle any part of the how. If the “what” is not easily

Foods That Burn Fat: The Top 10 Lists

November 16, 2008

By Tom Venuto, NSCA-CPT, CSCS www.BurnTheFat.com Anytime the topic of discussion in my blogs, articles or newsletters has turned to my own personal grocery shopping list, there has always been a spike in interest. It seems that many people are not only curious about what foods a natural

Listen to Maintainers, Not to Losers: 5 secrets to keeping the weight off for good

November 16, 2008

By Tom Venuto, NSCA-CPT, CSCS www.BurnTheFat.com I have very little interest these days in all the media-hyped stories of dramatic, rapid losses of body weight. “Big losers” don’t impress me, for numerous reasons. For example, weight is not fat. “Weight” could be composed of mostly

Wu Long Tea (oolong tea): Does it really help you lose weight?

November 16, 2008

Wu Long Tea (oolong tea): Does it really help you lose weight? By Tom Venuto, NSCA-CPT, CSCS www.BurnTheFat.com You’ve probably seen the advertisements: “Drink wu long tea and lose a jeans size every 7 days!”… “Burn 20 lbs of fat in 30 days with wu long tea!” … Maybe you even

The Barack Obama Workout

November 7, 2008

You better believe that Barack Obama hits the weights and works out hard. He knows that challenging workouts help you feel better and help you have more productive days. Exercise, Obama says, is the key to remaining fresh and focused in the face of a punishing schedule. “The main reason I

Hey Hawaii, Did You Get My Email?

November 3, 2008

Hey Hawaii (and everyone else ), It’s a great time to be a subscriber to my personal training email list. The last email I sent out had a link to my free fitness downloads page. Here’s a repeat of the email I sent out. Aloha, I hope you are all working hard on your fitness, wellness,