Category Archives for Fat Loss Workouts

3 Exercises You Must Have In Your Training Program

I hear questions like this a lot: What’s the best exercise for X (fill in the blank here- fat loss, conditioning, muscle growth)? If you could pick one exercise to do forever what would it be? What’s the best exercise for my _______ (again, fill in the blank- legs, abs, arms, etc)? The reality is […]

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Somerville Small Group Personal Training: Kettlebell Complex

Here’s a quick video of a great Kettlebell Complex in our group training session. The progression is: Kettlebell Renegade Row Kettlebell Dead Lift Kettlebell Clean & Press Clients are going through this sequence for 6 total repetitions (1 rep of each equals one total rep) [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OlmuVB4an80&feature=c4-overview&list=UUJtsBsVjTRzjhjf5nJAhJOQ[/youtube]   For a 21 day Metabolism Kick-Start click here

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Somerville Strength Training: Sled and Lunges

Here’s a clip of our Sunday Women’s Only Strength Class. The ladies are finishing up a circuit of Sled Drags with the Prowler and Sandbag Walking Lunges. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yH2_S2x7GRw&feature=c4-overview&list=UUJtsBsVjTRzjhjf5nJAhJOQ[/youtube] For a 21 Day Metabolism Kick-Start, Click HERE

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Somerville Group Training: 5 Minute Strength and Conditioning Circuits

Here’s a quick video of our gym in Somerville. This is a small group personal training session. In this particular training session each station has two exercises and clients will repeat the prescribed reps at each exercise within the station for 5 minutes. Then there is a 2 minute rest and rotation to the next […]

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Somerville Training Gym: 47″ Personal Best Box Jump

One of our small group personal training clients hits a personal best in the box jump of 47 inches. Check out the video here….   [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7WwZ-_qM3yU&feature=c4-overview&list=UUJtsBsVjTRzjhjf5nJAhJOQ[/youtube]   If you’re interested in finding out how you can get lean, fit and energized then just click here for a free 60 minute training consultation with Callie 

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How Your Body Responds to Training and Nutrition

I want to keep today’s post really simple. Here’s what happens when you start training, get back into training, or ramp up your training. This is a true statement for the majority of people, unless you are some genetic freak of nature. If that’s the case then I hate you and your perfect abdominal genes. […]

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Want to Lose Fat? Exercise Won’t Work

Exercise doesn’t work? Sounds like a strange statement coming from someone who gets people to exercise and train for a living.  What the hell is this chick talking about? I thought I had to exercise in order to lose fat. Well, yeah. The point I want to make here is that exercise won’t work by itself for fat […]

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Somerville Training Spotlight Sunday: Sarah Deschaine

Today’s Sunday Training Spotlight is one of my favorites. Sarah and I have been talking about doing a spotlight for months, literally. Sarah has undergone an incredible transformation in the physical sense, but her attitude and confidence is what stands out most to me. She was hesitant to write about herself but I assured her […]

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Somerville Training Tip: Lower Body Training with the Bulgarian Split Squat

When training for fat loss and overall strength it’s important to structure your training as efficiently as possible to meet those goals. Your week should simply be 3 days of full body strength work and 2 days of interval style conditioning. Mix a day of yoga for recovery and mobility and you’re good to go. […]

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Why You Should Add Sprints to Your Training Schedule

I get this question a lot….what should I do for cardio? My answer is simple. Sprints. If you are training properly with weights and resistance 2-3 days per week, adding 2 days of higher intensity sprint training is going to skyrocket your results. When I talk about sprinting, that means an all out effort. But, […]

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