No matter which personal trainer in El Paso with whom you have this conversation, his/her bias for one over the other will become apparent in a short amount of time. While we all have our own opinions, I try to steer away from over-simplifying things as one method of fitness training as being “better” or “worse” than the other because the types of exercise differ for individuals seeking weight loss or overall fitness improvement. Personally, as a former athlete and promoter o
It is no secret-- Americans spend a lot of money on supplements; to be exact, American spending on supplements exceeds $30 Billion (yes, with a "B") per year. While everyone has their own reason to take supplements, I, most commonly, encounter individuals that are seeking improved exercise performance, and this often means that they are willing to look to supplementation as their means to do it. For those looking to improve the quality of their workouts by way of improved int
When time is not on your side, but you want to get in a great workout, the rolling plank is perfect for you. It's an unfortunate fact that most people, including those that exercise on a regular basis and some personal trainers, skip their core exercises. This is most unfortunate because such a wide range of physical activities that we do demand strong cores. Having a strong core is much more than a simple six pack; in fact, having a six pack does not mean that one has a stro
For the busy person that wants to get a great workout when time is not on your side, the Canoe Row with Lunge is perfect for you. With different levels of intensity, even an newby workout warrior can do it! Julio Lopez is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist and Certified Personal Trainer.
Most strength & conditioning coaches and personal trainers will agree that the squat is one of the most important exercises that athletes should master. Although you might not be an athlete, yourself, mastering the squat can have substantial benefits in your day-to-day life, as well as being an effective lower body injury reducer. However, to get the full benefit of the squat, one has to demonstrate perfect form. As a fitness trainer, one of the most common problems that I se