Recovery = Results

To get the most out of your fitness program, you need to pay attention to and maximize your recovery… Recovery = Results You see, most people don’t realize that the workout is just the stimulus for change.  The actual transformation occurs during recovery. That’s where things like sleep, stress management, and supportive nutrition come [...]

By |2019-04-02T16:21:55+00:00April 2nd, 2019|Education, Exercise, Nutrition, Supplements|0 Comments

3 Strategies for Dealing with Joint Pain

At The Transformation Club, we help a lot of people with joint pain.  Because of our approach to exercise, we do really well with people who’ve struggled to workout in other facilities - not to take a shot at them in any way; they’re better suited than we are for other needs. Anyway, besides [...]

By |2019-03-26T13:58:26+00:00March 26th, 2019|Education, Exercise, Nutrition, Supplements|0 Comments

3 Travel Workouts for Spring Break

It’s Spring Break here in Chanhassen so I thought I’d share three workouts that travel well... Workout 1:  Push-up / Squat Ladder Note: Push-up regressions could include high planks or plank shoulder taps.  Squat alternatives could include step-ups, glute bridges, or even a switch to hip hinges. There are two ways to approach this [...]

By |2019-03-25T13:44:16+00:00March 25th, 2019|Exercise|0 Comments

My fitness degree and personal training certifications are meaningless…

Besides 22 years of experience as a fitness professional, I have a degree in physical education with a concentration in adult fitness, I have a nationally recognized personal training certification with the National Academy of Sports Medicine, and I have accumulated a number of specialty certifications over the years as well. They’re all meaningless. [...]

By |2019-02-11T15:33:44+00:00February 11th, 2019|Exercise, Motivation, Personal Development|0 Comments

It’s more common than you think

So, it’s definitely that time of year… As we approach the end of the school year and the beginning of summer, gyms will see their members show up a little more sporadically - some will even “take the summer off” with the intent (that typically doesn’t come true) to come back in September. Summer is [...]

By |2018-05-30T01:43:06+00:00May 30th, 2018|Education, Exercise, Motivation, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fascinating & Funny Fact About Treadmills

I learned something kind of funny… Do you know what treadmills were used for BEFORE someone got the idea to use them for monotonous, boring, indoor exercise machines that produce unnatural strides, broken gaits, and repetitive use injuries? Torture. Seriously!  Check this out from Wikipedia: “Treadmills were introduced before the development of powered machines, to [...]

By |2018-03-26T15:49:11+00:00March 26th, 2018|Exercise|0 Comments

Why I Don't Workout at The Club

Some may find it odd that I own a gym yet don’t workout in it… Do I think it’s lacking? Is it not suitable to my goals? NO and NO. I’m sure I’m biased, but I believe The Transformation Club is awesome!! It’s the best group personal training “boutique gym” in the area, possibly the [...]

By |2018-03-06T18:16:39+00:00March 6th, 2018|Education, Exercise|0 Comments