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Hypertension Risk Factors

Hypertension Risk Factors

If you have blood pressure that’s higher than 120/80, it’s elevated. That doesn’t mean you have to panic, especially if it’s mildly elevated, up to 129/80. No matter what your blood pressure, there are things you can do to keep it normal and ways to deal with hypertension risk factors so you don’t develop chronic […]


Is BMI An Accurate Predictor Of Health?

Is BMI An Accurate Predictor Of Health?

If you’ve gone to a doctor and been weighed and measured or even used those blood pressure machines in pharmacies, you probably had your BMI measured. BMI stands for Body Mass Index and uses your height and weight to predict the amount of body fat you have, ultimately addressing health issues that can be caused […]



Is Yoga Good For Weight Loss?

Is Yoga Good For Weight Loss?

If you’ve heard that yoga was good for weight loss, you heard right. Does yoga burn as many calories as strength training? That all depends on not only the effort put forth in strength training, but the type of yoga you use. On the average, yoga actually doesn’t burn many calories. However, it’s more than […]


Why Cardio Is Important

Why Cardio Is Important

Whether you come to Gym Slayer in Elk Grove, CA, or use our online training, you’ll find we use all types of training for fitness in every area. Each type of training has a purpose and is necessary to be healthy. Cardio is important, just as strength, balance and flexibility training are. Cardio is called […]


Take Your Workouts To The Next Level

Take Your Workouts To The Next Level

If you want to take your workouts to the next level you have to make some changes that will help you get more from your present workout. One change, if you don’t already do it, is warm up properly. Warming up is important for your muscles to work efficiently and maximize the benefits. That ten […]


Should I Go Gluten-Free?

Should I Go Gluten-Free?

I’ve discussed the link to weight gain and gluten before, but never really addressed whether going gluten-free is the best possible option for my clients in Elk Grove, CA. It’s certainly becoming a very popular catch phrase, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that gluten-free has any benefits. One of the biggest reasons to go gluten-free […]


Try Some New Exercises For Variety

Try Some New Exercises For Variety

There are two things that will cause people to quit their workout program. One is boredom, but the worse is lack of progress or plateauing. Both of these things can be solved by adding new exercises for variety. If you’re bored beyond belief from doing the same routine daily, you probably won’t be getting as […]


Tips To Improve Your Mood Every Day

Tips To Improve Your Mood Every Day

You don’t have to be glum, angry and depressed, you can improve your mood naturally. One way is to come to Gym Slayer in Elk Grove, CA, start a program of regular exercise and a healthy diet. In fact, we made it even easier by offering the option online. Every day you’re faced with stressors, […]


Why Your Weight Doesn't Really Matter

Why Your Weight Doesn’t Really Matter

This may sound strange, since, as a trainer, I work with you to lose pounds, but your weight doesn’t really matter. Weight loss should be part of the goal, it’s not the only marker that you’re making progress. There are other indicators that gauge your fitness and if the numbers on the scales seem to […]