Search
3 Programming Strategies for Training Senior Citizens- Kasey Esser

3 Programming Strategies for Training Senior Citizens

Wow, what a night.  I was driving home from my last client of the day last night with great visions;   A glorious dinner A good night’s sleep Possibly an episode of Entourage whilst eating said dinner (Jess and I are working through the series…again)   FYI:  The movie is supposed to be out next June- what what!!   With the exception of the last 5 minutes of every Scandal episode, no show engages me more than Entourage.   Anyway, those visions quickly left my mind when my car started flashing lights on the dashboard, as if...

Freakin' Awesome Exercise of the Day: Ninja Sequence- Kasey Esser

Freakin’ Awesome Exercise of the Day: Ninja Sequence

Even if you don’t say it out loud, EVERYONE wants to be athletic.   And I don’t mean everyone wants to compete in sports, I just mean I can say with certainty that anyone would be cool with feeling a little more mobile and coordinated.   I work with primarily general population clients, many of whom haven’t competed in sports in many years (if at all) and spend the majority of their time battling carpal tunnel syndrome.  This is part of why I enjoy working with these peeps. It’s pretty cool to...

How to Deadlift Better and Obtain Greater Gluteals- Kasey Esser

How to Deadlift Better and Obtain Greater Gluteals

Someone asked me the other day what kind of training I do.  I pointed to the barbell.   “What about yoga?  Or Pilates? You just…lift?”   They had a face similar to mine after watching Pain and Gain, a mix of shock and disgust (sorry, but that movie was just God-awful…so much so that Jess turned it off mid-way through, which SHE NEVER DOES). Yep…pretty much.  Of course, I respect other physical disciplines, have taken yoga and Pilates classes and think they are beneficial, but the barbell is my home.   “I just pick that...

3 Tips to Stay Fit Through the Holidays- Kasey Esser

3 Tips to Stay Fit Through the Holidays

Welp…it’s that time of year. Snow is falling everywhere back home in the Midwest, while the sun continues to rain down out here in California. I apologize to anyone reading this who is in said snow, I have no problem admitting I have become very spoiled by the weather here. But hey, it got kind of chilly here last night to the point where I noticed and thought for a split second if I should be wearing something warmer.  That thought quickly went away, though, when I realized that it...