Tag: coaching

What fitness pros wish you knew

Lots of good tips in this article for people searching for a qualified fitness professional to work with. To sum up: do your homework; don’t expect miracles; stay alert for lousy advice and unqualified instructors; and, plan to do some work. No trainer can make you do what […]

Good vs bad trainers and coaches

Strength coach Mark Rippetoe is nothing if not boldly opinionated. That’s part of what makes him so interesting to read and listen to. In this piece, he outlines the crucial differences between the machine-based training common in popular fitness centers and the barbell-centric approach that he advocates. In […]

Technique and attention to detail matter

Thank you, Ivona! I can highly recommend Coach Vik. I have taken private training sessions in kettlebells with him and have noticed a great improvement in my technique. I first took kettlebells years ago and felt this type of activity was ideal for maintaining strength and fitness with […]