April 30, 2007

 Be afraid, be very afraid.  

There is a being that lurks in many gyms throughout the world, and he preys on innocent, non-aware victims of fitness. He waits patiently for new blood to approach him each day and feverishly prepares his sales pitch to hook an innocent newbie. These people appear to him with various physical problems and difficulties. These people are looking for various answers to all of their health and fitness needs. Read the rest of this entry »

Body Confusion

April 27, 2007


Body: “I am feeling pretty good right now, why all of the exercise? I mean, my back does hurt in the morning, but that is normal as you get older. No biggie. Yes, I know…don’t have to say it…I am a bit overweight these days, fat even. I know I can lose it again, but must we do all of this exercise?” Read the rest of this entry »


April 20, 2007


Here is some news to report in the world of Keith Scott. (don’t worry…I am not getting married, having a baby, or haven’t saved money on my car insurance..nothing like that.) Fitness-type of news….

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Experience Trumps Everything??

April 12, 2007


  How do you know whom to trust these days? There are people all over the internet claiming to know “the” answer. Everybody has the cure for fat loss. Everyone has the best way to put on huge slabs of muscle. There is an expert in every town that has a blog and a website, just waiting for you to log in and “trust” them. Read the rest of this entry »

The scale DOES lie……….

April 9, 2007

The number one, biggest “complaint” I get from all of my weight loss clients, goes something like this: 

“Keith, how come the scale has not moved very much in 3 weeks?” “I mean, my clothes are looser, and I can tell that I have lost size around my waist and butt, but the scale says I have not lost any weight!” “What is wrong?” What is wrong? Nothing. Read the rest of this entry »

So full of action, my name should be a verb…

April 7, 2007

I ask many of my clients to fill out a diet log for me so I can see what they are eating. The log does wonders for me as a trainer and for them. Basically it is a huge awareness tool. If you are struggling with your weight, I highly suggest you write down everything you eat and drink for a whole week. You will learn a ton. After doing some thinking, reading and researching, I have come to the conclusion that I need to monitor other things besides diet and basically what happens to my clients the other 23 hours of the day that they are not with me. Read the rest of this entry »

Lift Strong

April 5, 2007


A few months ago I was asked by Alwyn Cosgrove  if I would contribute an article for a very special project that he was working on. You see, Alwyn is a two-time cancer survivor and wanted to do something to help fight this awful disease. Read the rest of this entry »