1. Selecting Shoes For Optimal Foot Health

    There is a tendency in the fitness world to want the newest gear, the fanciest clothes, and the latest exercise accessories. Fort McMurray’s Train & Believe personal trainer service is here to tell you that as long as you have the motivation and are paying attention to the three fundamental factors of physical fitness, you really don’t need to be getting hung up on the extra bells and whis…Read More

  2. What To Eat Before A Workout

    Clients of Fort McMurray athletic trainer Mike Mckoy have the motivation to give their best during every workout session, but they are also taught to make their best even better. This can be done by setting your body up for training success with a carefully planned diet. In a previous article on Train & Believe, we discussed the types of foods that should be avoided during workouts. Now, here …Read More

  3. Avoid These Foods Before A Workout

    If you participate in online fitness training sessions from Train & Believe, we know that you want to get the most out of every workout. In order to avoid early fatigue or other bodily problems that can keep you from performing at an optimal level, you must be careful about what you eat before a workout. Here’s a list of foods to avoid before attempting to exercise. Eggs and Dairy  These fo…Read More

  4. Endorphins 101

    You may have heard people talking about endorphins as they relate to their exercise experience. “Runner’s high” or an “endorphin rush” are things that can happen during extended periods of intense physical activity. But what are endorphins, exactly, and how do they create these effects in your mind and body? Here’s a brief overview. Endorphins are a class of neurotransmitter that is pr…Read More

  5. Are You Missing One Of These Three Factors For Getting Results?

    Train & Believe is dedicated to helping our clients break through their physical fitness limits to increase strength, build muscle, and burn fat. Our personal training online sessions are designed to help you get results, but if you’re truly committed to progress, you must take responsibility for your own physical fitness. Here are three fundamental factors that are crucial for success. Nutr…Read More

  6. Exercises That Require No Equipment

    When you participate in personal training online with Train & Believe, you may not have access to a gym facility. That’s okay, because there is actually a LOT you can do with minimal to no exercise equipment to get into shape. Some inexpensive home exercise equipment was discussed here, and in this article we’ll discuss some exercises that require no special equipment at all. Stretching An…Read More

  7. Do More To Do More

    As Fort McMurray’s Top Rated Local® athletic trainer, Mike Mckoy of Train & Believe has the knowledge and skills to help people push the limits of their physical abilities and shatter their personal records. One thing that is important to understand as you endeavor to do so is that physical fitness is not simply a goal that can be achieved and then forgotten about. If you’re serious about…Read More

  8. Home Exercise Equipment Essentials

    At Train & Believe, we are in the business of online fitness training. That means we work with people all over the world to help them reach their fitness goals, and much of that training is done in the comfort of one’s own home. Those who haven’t experienced our online fitness training program may be skeptical that one could achieve their fitness goals more easily at home than, say, a gym …Read More

  9. The Importance Of Perseverance

    Fewer words are more easily said than done: Don’t give up! Whether you want to lose weight, build muscle, or increase your endurance, the only way to reach your fitness goals is through hours and hours of hard work. Is it frustrating? Will you question the validity of your methods? Are you going to be tempted to relax your routine? Yes to all of the above! By its very nature, improving your phys…Read More

  10. A Crucial Piece Of Your Fitness Training Puzzle

    How many times have you said to yourself, “I really need to get in shape”, and then proceeded to make absolutely no effort to achieve that goal? As human beings, we are all guilty of not always living up to our goals, even when it’s something that we really want. What’s missing? The key to accomplishing anything in life is motivation - you have to be willing to put in the hard work if impr…Read More