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

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

Got resolutions? Then get this…

January 5, 2009

First off–Happy New Year to all my Hawaii personal training clients, personal training email list, and blog readers.  I hope your 2008 was as great as mine and that your 2009 is even better. Time goes by so fast! How are you going to make 2009 the best year you’ve ever had? Keep

Check Out Joyce’s Fitness With Chris

September 22, 2008

What can you accomplish in one month’s time? How much of a change can you really make in 30 days? When I’m interviewing potential clients, I’m looking for a few traits in a person to make sure that my personal training program is right for them. I don’t just take

3 Recession Proof Workout Moves

August 27, 2008

Every time I’ve logged onto my etrade account in the last 3 months, I cringe at the thought of how much red I’m about to see. It can be a little depressing to look at, but I made a 6 month (and further) plan, and I’m gonna stick to it. The plan didn’t involve bailing

My Favorite Cardio Exercise

July 27, 2008

One question I get asked a lot is, what is the best cardio exercise to do for losing body fat? I usually don’t like to answer these “best exercise for X” questions because they usually get asked by someone that doesn’t understand that there is a whole process that involves

What Are You Waiting For?

July 7, 2008

You probably already know this since you’re at my site reading my blog– I’m a personal trainer. Whenever that, “So what do you do?” question comes up, I always get basically the same questions. “How do I lose weight”, “How do I tone this?”,

My Dad Walked The Talk

June 15, 2008

Some of my very best memories are with my Dad. My Dad is a great man. He’s genuine, charismatic, intelligent, good looking, and very outgoing. And by outgoing, I mean the guy will talk to anybody. He treats everyone with respect. He displays the same assured, intrepid, yet inquisitive demeanor, whether he’s having a conversation with a billionaire or with a homeless person. My Dad took me to professional sports games as a kid and even coached my soccer team. My Dad has always been there for me if I needed him.

I didn’t like following my parents rules; I refused to eat vegetables, I played video games without finishing my homework, I snuck out of the house when I was grounded, I made some bad choices, and I got into lots of trouble. The more my parents told me to do something or to not do something, the more I did the exact opposite. By age 16, I moved out for the second, and final time.

Let me tell you, I was quite a handful.

Rewind to a few years before I reached my angry, rebellious teenager years.
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Stretches For Your Lower Back

April 17, 2008

I spend every day changing peoples bodies and lives. I love to help those that want to be helped.

Help me help people. If you know someone that would benefit from the information on my site, or my personal training services, please tell them about my site. Consider it your good deed for the day.

Eliminating lower back pain takes a combination of strengthening and stretching. Here’s a few stretches from my online personal training library for your lower back.

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Exercise of the Week

March 27, 2008

Exercise of the Week is a new installment here at For my first exercise of the week, here’s one of my favorites. Be Your Best, Chris Exercise of The Week: Burpees WARNING: Not for the faint of heart. Enjoy! Instructions: 1. From a standing position, jump