What Time of Day to Eat: Myth Debunked!

This is John Logan at Powerfit Personal Training. I want to debunk a myth that's out there. Many people think that they should stop eating at a certain time of night, say, 6 PM, and they might not go to bed 'til 10. Now, it's absolutely false. You need to be eating every three hours, no matter what. First thing in the morning when you wake up, you need to be fueling your body. Every three hours you need to be eating. If we're not eating every three hours, our stomach is completely empty. We eat, it takes about three hours to digest, and then our stomach is empty. When ...

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Starvation + Cardio OR Eating + Strength

Starving and cardio, versus eating and strength training. It goes back to dieting and finding a lifestyle. Many people in this country think that they need to lose weight, but they do it an unhealthy way, which is actually starving their body, putting themselves in a malnourished way of living even if they have weight to lose, and then hours upon hours of cardio, which isn't burning any real fat because they're not helping boost their metabolism. The complete opposite is actually eating the right way, which is more frequently than people think, and doing resistance ...

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Simple Way To Understand Food

This is John Logan at Powerfit Personal Training in Rohnert Park, CA. Here's a simple way to understand food, so when you put it in your body, you know why. First is protein, a lot of people don't get enough protein. If you don't enough protein, you're not going to be feeding your muscles and your metabolism isn't going to be at its highest point. Next is carbohydrates, carbohydrates are your energy source. If you don't get enough carbohydrates, you're always going to feel sluggish. If you get too many carbohydrates, you're going to add a bunch of fat. Next is fat, ...

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Debunking The Weight Loss Nutrition Myth of Not Eating

Hi, this is John Logan at Powerfit Personal Training in Rohnert Park. I want to talk about and debunk nutrition for how a lot of people get it done and how it really impacts the results that you'll see in the gym. Now, a lot of people are under the false impression that they need to starve themselves and do hours of cardio to find the results that they're looking for, when actuality, we need to feed our body the right types of food and some correct strength training is going to be imperative. The reason why, if you starve your body, your body is not going to perform at ...

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First Time PIT Member – What To Expect

We start everybody with what's called a Power Pack, and the Power Pack consists of a fitness evaluation so we know where you're starting from, and then an orientation. There is a little bit of education that takes place for each client so they understand how to utilize PIT. Once that education takes place, it's very simple. Once you've gone through the Power Pack, which is the fitness evaluation, orientation, and then two trial sessions, folks are able to come in 10 hours a day, five hours in the morning, 6:00-11:00, 3:00-8:00, and there's always going to be a trainer ...

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Injured? We Can Work With You!

All the trainers are certified, which means they're really educated and they know what they're doing. Also, they're not robots, so they're going to develop a relationship with you and make sure that we're taking you through movements that are going to be safe for you specifically. For instance, if you have something going on with your upper body, we may choose to do more core or more lower body. We're still going to keep you engaged and feel successful and make sure you have a great training session, but we're going to work around the areas until those areas start to ...

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Powerfit | A Boutique Fitness Training Facility

Hi, John-Logan with Powerfit Personal Training. Sometimes, people confuse Powerfit with big mainstream gym when in actuality we’re more of a boutique fitness training facility. We offer two personal training options. One, in the PIT, Personal Interval Training, is a way which we’ve made personal training more affordable where you pay a low monthly rate but you have access to a fitness trainer six days a week for a low monthly fee. We also offer one-to-one personal training, that’s per client. You have specific goals where a trainer can come in and customize an ...

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Destroying Fitness Barriers

It is often that we encounter barriers. Barriers that keep us from starting or continuing a journey that may be good for us. These barriers pop up all the time and are often labeled excuses from many. Whether you want to call them barriers, excuses, reasons or smoke screens today you will learn how to destroy them. For the sake of the post I will focus in on the top 3 barriers I have heard and how to overcome them. Barrier 1: I don’t have time to workout, shop and meal prep Time is most certainly our most precious commodity. It is the one thing that we do not ...

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Full Body Workout With Kettlebells

Hey, what’s up America? This is John-Logan with Power Fit Personal Training and I want to show you the explosiveness of the kettlebell. You don’t need much, you can use one and with just a couple of exercises, I’ve got four for you today, it’s going to make a total body workout and you want to set a time. I recommend 10, maybe 15 minutes for advanced people with zero breaks and that’s gonna be a really powerful workout. Just 5 reps will do and just repeat as many times as you can. Here’s your first set – you’re going to grab the kettlebell, balance on ...

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Kettlebell Workout You Can Do At Home

Hey, what’s up America? This is John-Logan with Power Fit Personal Training. Today, I’m going to run you through a quick but hardcore kettlebell workout. It’s going to consist of four different kettlebell exercises. The first one’s gonna be a squat press, the second exercise is gonna be a plyometric push-up, third exercise is gonna be a sumo deadlift upright row followed by a one arm kettlebell row. So, it looks like this… You’re gonna perform 5 reps of each exercise continuously for 10 minutes straight without taking any breaks. We have assortment of ...

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