I am not Losing Weight- Is it the Trainer’s Fault?

I remember many years ago, long before I was a trainer, sitting on the couch at a party with a coworker who told the group she had a trainer come […]

Reading Food Labels

The best way to see results is eating healthy combined with exercise. Knowing how to read food labels, and hence understanding nutrition content of food, will assist you in making […]

Outdoor Exercise Makes you Happier

Many studies prove what we all should know already, that exercising in nature is good for us. A review of studies focusing on outdoor exercise and published in Environmental Science […]

Exercise Tips for Faster Results

As a personal trainer I am often asked the following questions: should I do more cardiovascular exercises or weight training? What amount of weight should I use? How many reps […]

Change your Life with the Power of Thinking

Change your Life with the Power of Thinking By Aris Akavan, ACE CPT, BS MIS “Consider not the present condition, but rather foresee the future and the end. A seed in […]

A Successful Resolution without Weight Gain

A Successful Resolution without Weight Gain By Aris Akavan, ACE CPT, BS MIS Do you think holidays gains are inevitable? Luckily for all of us, with a little bit of planning […]

How to Become a Personal Trainer

How to Become a Personal Trainer By Aris Akavan, ACE CPT, BS MIS I frequently meet people considering a career in personal training that I have decided to write this article […]

What is Happiness?

What is Happiness? By Aris Akavan, ACE CPT, BS MIS Have you ever asked yourself what is happiness? If you do, welcome to my club; I often ask myself that question […]

Fit Employees Save you Money

Fit Employees Save you Money By Aris Akavan, ACE CPT, BS MIS Few months after I started working at Tech Data Corporation in Clearwater, FL, they built a gym for the […]

Higher Grades For Fit Kids

Higher Grades For Fit Kids By Aris Akavan, ACE CPT, BS MIS According to the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention, obesity has become one of the most expensive health […]

Changing Negative Habits to Positive Ones

Changing Negative Habits to Positive Ones By Aris Akavan, ACE CPT, BS MIS The easiest way to change a negative habit is to replace it with a positive one but […]

Clarifying Misconceptions About Fasting

Clarifying Misconceptions About Fasting By Aris Akavan, ACE CPT, BS MIS When most people hear the world fasting they probably associate it with Muslims in the Middle East or a skinny person […]

How to Have a Successful New Year’s Resolutions

How to Have a Successful New Year’s Resolutions By Aris Akavan, ACE CPT, BS MIS The New Year celebration is one of the oldest holidays and it was first observed 4000 […]

Can You Stop Late Night Snacking?

Can you stop late night snacking? By Aris Akavan, ACE CPT, BS MIS You might be one of those people that after 9 o’clock linger in the kitchen looking for […]

Looking Good is Only One Benefit of Exercise

Looking Good is Only One Benefit of Exercise By Aris Akavan, ACE CPT, BS MIS I often hear that people who exercise are vain and they exercise to look good. There […]