Stay Focused

Personal Training in Huntington Beach - The Training Spot RSS Feed




  • Personal Training in Huntington Beach - The Training Spot - Cardio vs. Weightlifting

    Cardio vs. Weightlifting

    You are running late to the gym and you only have 30 minutes to spare. Do you jump on the treadmill or head to the free weights? Is it better to run a few miles or pump out a few reps? This represents one of the greatest misconceptions in the health and wellness industry: cardio vs. weight training. Both have clear benefits, but is one better than the other? We have compiled a few key differences below to help you decide Cardio vs. weight training
    Weight training helps combat sarcopenia, the age-related loss of muscle and strength, as well as the scientific evidence of reversing osteoporosis Weight training protects against age-related injuries including slips and falls, especially when ....

    Read more
  • Personal Training in Huntington Beach - The Training Spot - Yes, Nutrition Really IS That Important

    Yes, Nutrition Really IS That Important

    We’ve all heard the sayings: “You can’t out-train a bad diet” “Nutrition is 80% of the solution” “Our food should be our medicine and our medicine should be our food.” It seems that if you’re going to discuss health and wellness, nutrition is a ‘must have’ in that conversation. I’m sure you’ve heard by now that the real magic happens in the kitchen. But what does that even mean? Well, In order to genuinely transform your health, you must refine your eating habits. Below are 3 vital reasons why nutrition is so important: 1. Good nutrition slows down the aging process.
    It’s no secret that one can ....

    Read more
  • Personal Training in Huntington Beach - The Training Spot - Spring Clean Your Health!

    Spring Clean Your Health!

    It’s that time of year again: winter has ended, the weather has begun to brighten, and flowers are in bloom almost everywhere you look. Yes, I am talking about spring! The season known for new beginnings and of course, spring cleaning. We spend countless hours and hundreds of dollars organizing and refining our homes, so why not do the same thing for our bodies? Keep reading to learn some great ways to “spring clean” your health. 1.
    Minus Three
    A common tactic to use when organizing your home is the “minus three” rule, where you simply find three things you don’t need or use anymore and get rid of them. As it turns out, this is also handy when it ....

    Read more
  • Personal Training in Huntington Beach - The Training Spot - The Last "Diet" You'll Ever Need Isn't a Diet At All

    The Last "Diet" You'll Ever Need Isn't a Diet At All

    Stop blindly following someone else’s nutrition protocol with no results. Start making a nutrition strategy that works specifically for you! It seems every year you read, see, or hear about a new way of eating from a friend of a friend, an article, or a celebrity on television. It’s often deemed as the “last diet you’ll ever need.” They all sound magical, but each ignores a simple and profound truth: every body is different. Quite simply, there is no one-size-fits-all way of eating. The ideal plan depends on your goals, your body type, your genetics, your lifestyle, etc. And, if you recall from my last article, while you’re looking for the right ....

    Read more
  • Personal Training in Huntington Beach - The Training Spot - The 12 Days of Fitness

    The 12 Days of Fitness

    The holiday season is about to hit. Recently, the NY Times ran an article entitled: “This is Probably the Least you Will Weigh Season. Sorry.” Don’t be the majority and gain between 5 – 10 pounds from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Eve. You don’t have to be! It’s not worth the toll it takes on your body, your mental state, your wardrobe and ultimately–your health. It takes longer to lose these pounds than any other time of the year. That’s no way to start off 2017. With the holidays rapidly approaching, it’s quite easy to neglect our health and fitness regimens. Whether its hectic holiday shopping, endless family/work parties, or ....

    Read more
  • Personal Training in Huntington Beach - The Training Spot - Accountability and the Holidays

    Accountability and the Holidays

    It’s that time of year again: the time for endless holiday parties, stressful last-minute shopping, and of course, copious amounts of those glorious long-awaited holiday treats! Yes, the holidays can be an amazing time for one’s spirit, but can indeed wreak havoc on one’s health progress. People commonly use the craziness of the holidays as an excuse to take a “break” from their fitness and diet regimens, and with a shiny new year right around the corner, why not? That’s what resolutions are for! But wait! You’ve worked so hard to lose weight and gain muscle the first 2/3rds of the year, why undo all of your amazing progress? With adequate planning ....

    Read more
  • Personal Training in Huntington Beach - The Training Spot - Fitness Trackers Not So Beneficial, After All

    Fitness Trackers Not So Beneficial, After All

    These days, technology has just about permeated every aspect of our lives, from social media to personal finance, to online dating and e-college. We have developed a reliance on tech to fulfill our every need as a society, and that’s no accident; for almost any need you can think of, there’s most likely an app for it. This has become especially prevalent in the fitness industry with the advent of FitBits, step trackers, and other devices meant to encourage an active lifestyle. Wearable technology has gained substantial momentum among those looking to get healthier and for good reason. Present the option of a wearable fitness tracker to people and most think, “Oh you mean I ....

    Read more
  • Personal Training in Huntington Beach - The Training Spot - You Can’t Afford NOT To Exercise

    You Can’t Afford NOT To Exercise

    By now, each and every one of us has heard every reason under the sun as to why exercise is so important. “You’ll look great!” “You’ll feel amazing!” “You’ll live longer!” Yes, we’ve heard them all. While each of these is an amazing reason to get started, there might still be some of you out there who just aren’t convinced yet. Or perhaps you were inspired and went out and bought a gym pass, some fancy new running shoes, and even a matching headband! But when that alarm rings in the morning shouting at you to wake up for your first gym session, you hit snooze. You hit snooze until that alarm just gives up and goes home. ....

    Read more
  • Personal Training in Huntington Beach - The Training Spot - The Buddy Factor: 3 Reasons Why Training with a Friend Will Get You Ahead

    The Buddy Factor: 3 Reasons Why Training with a Friend Will Get You Ahead

    The Buddy Factor: 3 Reasons Why Training with a Friend Will Get You Ahead
    Han Solo and Chewbacca. Batman and Robin. Jake and Elwood. Yoko Ono and John Lennon. Okay, maybe the last pair isn’t the best example, but if there’s one thing these famous duos can teach us, it’s the power of having a partner by your side. Teaming up with someone whom shares similar values, and goals will not only enrich your fitness experience but will provide a multitude of other benefits as well. 1. Accountability
    We’ve all had those mornings. You know, the ones where we wake up and can hardly get out of bed, let alone get to the gym. A million and a half excuses run through our minds ....

    Read more
  • Personal Training in Huntington Beach - The Training Spot - Feel Like Giving Up? Read This First.

    Feel Like Giving Up? Read This First.

    “When things don’t happen right away, just remember, it takes 6 months to build a Rolls Royce and 12 hours to build a Honda.” –Unknown No disrespect to Honda, but this quote speaks volumes to those embarking on their health and fitness journey, particularly for anyone who may be struggling to see the “results” they’re itching to see. If there’s one thing I ingrain into our clients’ heads when they’re first beginning their journey, it’s that nothing requires more patience than rebuilding your body and health. However, nothing is more rewarding than doing just that. Rome wasn’t built in a day and despite how painfully ....

    Read more



Let us e-mail you this Free Report


Cancel