Why there workout plan failed

I was sitting in the coffee shop last Friday getting some work done to finish out the week.  While I was sitting there about 6 ladies sat down at the table next to me.   They started talking about how it's so hard to keep a new years resolution and about how many...

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A Story of Athletic Perseverance

In 1994 I attended Louisiana State University on a full track scholarship.  During my freshman year, I had battled some injuries, was homesick and just didn’t perform well. So at the end of my freshman year, the head coach called me into his office and told me they...

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5 Ways to Improve Confidence in Athletes

By Mike Caza – Owner/Founder Inspire – I can remember as a kid growing up playing sports, I was fortunate to have a lot of good coaches with credibility that inspired me and always had the time to educate and help me improve as an athlete. This shaped my approach to...

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Living stronger

When you think of a typical older person, one thing likely comes to mind:  frailty.  Even if you can’t really identify any obvious illness, there is something about most elderly people that communicates frailty and weakness.  They probably walk...

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How to Get Through the Holidays with No Regrets

Let’s face it:  it’s hard to stick to a healthy eating and exercise plan during the holidays. Everywhere we turn there are tempting foods and drinks—from treats at office parties to our own traditional family favorites.  When you add in a busy schedule filled with...

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Resistance training can save your life

Resistance training is critical for true fitness.  Without it, your muscles will atrophy.  If you aren’t building muscle, you are likely losing it. And if you are 20 or older, you are definitely losing muscle, unless you are working hard to build it.  Beginning at age...

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3 tips to overcome winter weight gain

People tend to pack on a few pounds during the winter months simply because they eat more and move less.  Not this Winter! It’s time to make this your best Winter ever to live healthier, get stronger and jump into Spring looking and feeling better. Although winter...

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5 Tips to Increase Your Energy Levels

Eat a protein and carbohydrate for Breakfast. If you don’t eat breakfast or only have an egg or just a piece of toast, this is imbalanced and doesn’t give you sustained energy for the day and can break your muscle tissue down which can lead to weight gain. Eat a...

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18 Reasons to strength train 2-3x week

Stops muscle loss and helps begin the rebuilding process. Makes daily activities easier, from carrying groceries to rearranging your furniture. Gives you a sculpted look. Increases bone density, giving you a strong, stable skeleton. Improves balance and coordination....

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4 Tips to Get in Shape at 40+

  Focus on building lean muscle as you age that burns more calories 24/7 versus just trying to burn more calories in the workout which can actually break muscle down and leave you scratching your head why you’re not getting the results you are looking for.  Strength...

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