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Dealing with thousands of customers over a decade has lead me to some startling insights into what can release a persons real fitness potential. There are consistent triggers or keys if you wish that have the ability not only to make you reach your fitness goals but to surpass them. The starting point of a […]

The Best Routines for Building Muscle

Posted: 15th August 2012 by E.J. Reeves in Uncategorized

There are no shortages of claims made by the “experts” on the best routine.  To clarify we can put every routine or training philosophy into two camps at the opposite extremes.  All the training programs produced in the last forty years can be place in one of the two extremes or somewhere in the middle […]

Training Variety or Death By Boredom

Posted: 23rd April 2012 by E.J. Reeves in Uncategorized

Nothing kills a workout program like boredom! We all need a change every so often to keep motivated. A different workout protocol not only keeps things interesting but actually helps our bodies push through barriers or plateaus. The well known “General Adaptation Syndrome “identifies three different phases our bodies go through in response to training. […]

Raising the Bar for Fitness “A New Years Resolution”

Posted: 30th December 2011 by E.J. Reeves in Uncategorized

Raising the bar certainly sounds like a nebulous resolution. So nondescript, who can tell if you even tried? There is no specific, definable goal or time frame to the resolution but never the less this is mine for 2012. We often get tied up in the mechanics of fitness but miss the essence of it. […]

Surviving the holidays

Posted: 22nd December 2011 by E.J. Reeves in Uncategorized

This time of year we all tend to eat large meals with family and friends. All the goodies with people we care fore make for a great time. The only down side is we might tend to think that extra helpings, smothered in gravy and the ever inviting couch is now our preferred lifestyle. http://www.pullupbar.com/eat-more.php […]

Go With The Flow

Posted: 27th July 2011 by E.J. Reeves in injuries, Uncategorized

Sometimes in life you just go to go with the flow! I know I keep talking about setting goals, keeping an exercise journal, proceeding in small increments as we challenge and improve our fitness levels. This then begs the question “When do you go with the flow”? The answer is when you have NO CHOICE. […]

Feel Good

Posted: 4th July 2011 by E.J. Reeves in Uncategorized

Some people do things that defy conventional logic. You have probably met some people who are devoted to a cause or program that they sacrifice their time and expend energy for something that gives them no monetary reward or even acknowledgement. People like third world missionaries, hospital volunteers, soup kitchen workers or Sunday school teachers. […]

Magic Numbers

Posted: 28th June 2011 by E.J. Reeves in Uncategorized

Many emails come my way asking me to comment on their workouts regarding the number of reps, sets, rest, frequency of workouts, length of work outs, etc. The number one short coming of most I have viewed is lack of volume. You need to do a minimum number of sets & reps each workout, a […]

A Noble Goal

Posted: 24th August 2010 by E.J. Reeves in Uncategorized

Goal setting is a fundamental component of most self improvement methods, including physical training. Most self improvement programs break up goal setting into short range, medium range and long range goals. A typical example would be to lose twenty pounds (long range), increase my aerobics to 3 times a week (medium range), and lastly get […]

Success Training

Posted: 19th July 2010 by E.J. Reeves in Uncategorized

12BX is built around the simple belief that every success or accomplishment, no matter how small will lead to another and then another. Many people will readily acknowledge that this philosophy can be practically applied to physical training. The trouble is most (if not all) workout programs use training methods that are opposite! Enter Training […]