Invitation to the Launch of Jacobs Ladder in Hawaii

March 23, 2011

The first Jacobs Ladder has arrived in Hawaii at Fitness Ranes Training Studio. This revolutionary training system is based on a self-powered ladder angled at 40 degrees that simulates a continuous climbing treadmill. It is an innovative low-impact and high-cardio machine which challenges

Can functional training really change your appearance? Check out these pictures!

November 10, 2010

I have lots of amazing Before & After photos of my Hawaii personal training clients stored on my computer.  Some of them are in the My Clients section of this site, but I also have many Before & After’s you have not seen. Jane is a 40 year old mother of 2, and works full time as a

Can you exercise off bad eating?

July 8, 2009

Yeah, I’m way behind on blogging. I know. This is a short one to let you know that I’m coming back and also to let you know some very serious truth if you’re trying to lose body fat. Some people might not want to hear this but I’m gonna get straight to the point because if

Cortisol, Stress And Body Fat: Straight Answers To The Top 20 Questions About The Stress Hormone

April 7, 2009

By Tom Venuto, NSCA-CPT, CSCS www.burnthefat.com It seems that every time science uncovers some type of association between body fat and anything, opportunistic entrepreneurs are waiting in the shadows to create a product and a marketing campaign around it. They ride the wave into the multi

Why Some People Quit And Some People NEVER Give Up

April 7, 2009

By Tom Venuto, CSCS, NSCA-CPT www.BurnTheFat.com Throughout my 18 years in the fitness industry as a trainer, nutrition consultant and motivational coach, I have noticed that some people who start a nutrition and exercise program give up very easily after hitting the first obstacle they

Are you wasting time in the gym?

March 15, 2009

I was having a conversation the other day with one of my Hawaii personal training clients. Next month, she’s trying out to be a cheerleader for an NFL football team. She’s worked with a few different personal trainers in the past and she’s been to many different gyms. The gym

The Little Thing in Your Head That’s Keeping You Fat

February 25, 2009

By Tom Venuto www.BurnTheFat.com I have no doubt that a scientist somewhere just read the title of this article and said out loud, “YES! Venuto is right! That little thing in your head – the hypothalamus – it IS the thing that is keeping you fat! By George, that Venuto guy isn’t a dumb

The 2 Pounds Per Week Rule and How to Burn Fat Faster

February 22, 2009

By Tom Venuto www.BurnTheFat.com Why do you always hear that 2 pounds per week is the maximum amount of fat you should safely lose? If you train really hard while watching calories closely shouldn’t you be able to lose more fat without losing muscle or damaging your health? What if you want to

Your Fitness Future Foretold: 20 Predictions for the New Year

January 4, 2009

Check out this New Year’s article from my partner Tom Venuto. Tom is better writer than I am and I am so grateful that he lets me share all this awesome content with you on my site. Your Fitness Future Foretold: 20 Predictions for the New Year By Tom Venuto www.BurnTheFat.com Happy New

How to Stay on Your Diet and Stay in Shape Over the Holidays Without Turning into a Miserable Scrooge! (A Holiday Survival Guide)

December 22, 2008

By Tom Venuto, NSCA-CPT, CSCS www.BurnTheFat.com My mom makes the most amazing Christmas cake in the world; it’s been a tradition in our family for as long as I can remember. First, she mixes up a light, fluffy, vanilla cake mix, pours it into the pans and then pops it in the oven. After it’s

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