Tag Archives: Workout

Ask The Trainer #139 – Plyometric Training For Fat Loss?

Ask The Trainer #139 - Plyometric Training For Fat Loss?

QUESTION: I was wondering what your thoughts are on plyometric shock training for fat loss? A local trainer was telling me about this method of training and suggested it would be great for fat loss. Thanks. Chris ANSWER: Hey Chris. Plyometric shock training is primarily used by athletes to develop rapid, short bursts of explosive […]

Ask The Trainer #138 – 5 Days A Week For A 6 Pack?

Ask The Trainer #138 - 5 Days A Week For A 6 Pack?

QUESTION: I’ve been on a mission to get a 6 pack for almost 5 weeks now. Just once in my life I would like to be able to say that I’ve been there. I do both cardio and weight training every day. I train each muscle group once per week. I’m in the gym 5 […]

Ask The Trainer #137 – Working Out During Chemotherapy

Ask The Trainer #137 - Chemotherapy & Working Out

QUESTION: Hi. I’ve been active most of my life, always incorporated weight lifting and some type of cardiovascular exercise in my weekly regimen. Unfortunately, I was recently diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and will need to undergo chemotherapy soon. My question is, should I continue to work out during chemo treatment, or do you think that […]

Ask The Trainer #136 – Build Muscle While Losing Fat

Ask The Trainer #136 - Build Muscle While Losing Fat

QUESTION: Hello I’ve been lifting on and off for a few years now and have experienced mild gains, but in the spring I tried to shed a lot of fat too quickly and lost most of my muscle gains. This year I am wanting to try and do it the right way by gradually build […]