Fitness Ranes Training Studio is FINALLY on facebook!

March 16, 2011

Fitness Ranes Training Studio, my private Hawaii personal training studio is ready to meet the world. I am very happy to announce that we  FINALLY have a page up on facebook. It’s been about a year since we opened the doors. Website updates have become much less frequent as running a

Forgive me?

February 21, 2010

My posting here has been infrequent lately, but I hope you won’t hold it against me. And while my blog has been quiet, my Hawaii personal training, and group training clients have been making some serious NOISE!!! The good kind, of course. 😉 Bear with me as some of these updates are a

Why Some People Quit And Some People NEVER Give Up

April 7, 2009

By Tom Venuto, CSCS, NSCA-CPT 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

230 lbs vs 165 lbs and The Bigger Picture

January 26, 2009

230 lbs vs 165 lbs You could say it has been a bit crazy for this Hawaii personal trainer these past few weeks. A couple weeks ago, a lady rear ended my car pretty hard. Unfortunately, my car is not drivable so I’ve been walking and skateboarding everywhere I need to go. Yeah, it’s

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 Happy New

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,

When All Else Fails–Take Care of Yourself

October 19, 2008

Lucky we live Hawaii. Hawaii is such a beautiful place. Even in beautiful places, bad things happen to good people. I’ve been a Personal Fitness Trainer here in Honolulu, Hawaii for well over 6 years now and let me tell you–I hear all kinds of crazy stories from all kinds of

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

A New Mom And A New Fitness Program

September 4, 2008

Congrats Lorna! I’d like to send out a congratulations to Lorna (and Sonny!) on the birth of their first beautiful daughter: Illiana Kaleilani Velez 7.1lb 20″ born August 26, 2008. Sonny and Lorna are such great people. I know they are going to make absolutely wonderful parents.

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