March 2012

As we crossed the street on our way to the bar, a young punk in a car driving by stuck his head out the window and shouted at us, “Get outta the way, you fatties!” We were shocked.  We couldn’t believe someone would call us - big, strong "strength athletes" - fat!  They probably couldn’t even bench press [...]

We have another special guest post for this month's Nutrition Challenge from our admin assistant and trainer-in-training Alexa. Alexa started training with me as a client about four years ago - and while she initially gained fitness, got stronger, improved her cardio health, etc. - it wasn't until she changed her diet that she really [...]

Happy Friday!  A few quick announcements for you as we head into the weekend: Weekend Workout(s) If you're participating in our 30 Day Rapid Fat Loss Challenge, don't forget - the final extreme cardio conditioning class is taking place tomorrow, Saturday the 24th of March at 10am.  Based on conversations we've had with participants over [...]

On Saturday, March 31st at 10am, we're coming together for a charity boot camp workout to help a local animal in need - and we need your help! The Sacramento SPCA established the Paws For Health fund to care for some of the very neediest animals in its shelter.  Many of the animals that come to [...]

Whether you’re just getting started with your fat loss program – or you’re working out consistently, but frustrated with your lack of results – know this:  It’s your diet that will, without a doubt, make or break your fat loss efforts.  And people seem to encounter many of the same dietary obstacles and frustrations in their healthy [...]

Dear frustrated Sacramento, CA dieter - Forest Vance here - personal trainer, gym owner, blogger, and NESTA certified Fitness Nutrition Coach. Today's message is quick and to-the-point: I'm getting ready to accept clients into my new nutrition coaching program - and you have the opportunity to win a free spot (Whether you're just getting started [...]

If you want to lose body fat as fast as possible, you need to be keeping a food log.  I know it's kind of a pain in the a@@ ... that it requires brutal honestly, even if only with yourself ... but at the end of the day, it works! To prove my point, check [...]