Fitness Training Session 2: Cardiovascular exercises

January 5, 2011 · Posted in Commentary · Comment 

FitnessToday was my second session with Little Miss Sunshine.  After I was done stretching prior to my training, I was informed that we would be working on cardiovascular exercises today. Read more

Fitness Training Session 1: Little Miss Sunshine kicks my butt

January 3, 2011 · Posted in Commentary · Comment 

FitnessI showed up at the gym about 5:45 this morning in preparation for my 6:00 training session, the first in a series of 12 this month.  I did some stretching exercises prior to Little Miss Sunshine, the nickname I have bestowed upon my trainer for this series of posts, coming over to summon me. Read more

Working with a personal trainer for the first time ever

January 1, 2011 · Posted in Commentary · Comment 

FitnessFor well over 20 years, I have been working out on a regular basis, with the exception of a few months after a severe car accident in 1988.  I recently joined the Lifetime Fitness in Centennial, Colorado.   Soon after joining, I was offered a free FitPoint Assessment.  I realized at the time that paid personal training sessions would probably be offered at some point.  No big deal, I am a big boy and I know how to say ‘no’. Read more

How the Forza South Health Club could’ve saved itself

December 30, 2010 · Posted in Commentary · Comment 

FORZAOn the evening of December 28, I received the following email from the Forza South Health Club (formerly Anytime Fitness in Centennial, Colorado), a place that I had been a member of since October, 2006: Read more

Gym Etiquette

October 29, 2009 · Posted in Commentary · Comment 

I don’t know about you, but I think that society is becoming more rude.  One of the places I commonly see this is at the gym.  I have been going to the gym regularly for over 20 years.  In that time, I have seen a steady decline in courtesy there.  It’s possible that some people are being discourteous without even knowing it. 

If you are one of these people, here are some tips:  Read more

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