Category: Personal Training

Fall Workouts

Fall in the Bay Area is about the most gorgeous place on earth. Get out there and exercise outdoors and enjoy this great time of year with some exercise. Also, watch out for the sugar traps that start to pop up this time of year. Sugar seems to make you want more sugar, so avoid…


Resist the Twist

No, I’m not talking about some fancy cocktail. It’s an exercise for your torso. This  is a core exercise that you might not have tried before. It makes you stabilize your spine against twist while standing in place. It looks easy but can be challenging if you haven’t done it before.  Because it’s isometric, it…


Physioball Hip Extension


Fat Loss and Women

Men and Women are different. I think that is obvious, but the differences don’t just stop at appearances, and social behaviors. Men and women have different hormones that regulate their bodies. Hormones are also the most powerful things that regulate change in your body. I wanted to share this presentation on body fat and women’s…


East Bay Parks

Starting in October Live Good Fitness will be doing some more hikes in our area, specifically in the east bay parks. While everything isn’t ironed out yet, that doesn’t mean that you can’t go out and use them yourselves. In fact, that’s a great idea and here’s a link to a very informative page with…


Stay Strong

Strength is underrated. Being strong makes everything easier. Doing strength workouts feel good, aren’t over taxing when you do them consistently, and make you feel like you can do more than you could before. Because you can.  Contact us and We’ll get stronger together! Live Good, Mac Dodds Live Good Fitness


Fitness Forecast East Bay Area

Today is a great day to go for a run in Alameda, or do some outdoor activity. Saturday and Sunday should be indoor workout days with strength training and or total body conditioning workouts. Monday do your flexibility program. Tuesday should be a little cooler so try to get out for a long hike. This…


18 Med Ball Exercises

If you have a medicine ball and a facility that you can use one, this link shows some good exercises that you can do. Keep in mind that these exercises are high level and should only be done if you have no joint pain (including spine) during these activities. Med Ball Exercises Live Good, Mac…


Diabetes Prevention

How can you prevent type 2 diabetes? Get some sleep. It’s not the only thing you can do but it seems to help. Here’s a quality article that explains briefly why. Enjoy your weekend, and get some sleep already. Live Good, Mac Dodds Live Good Fitness


Fitness Forecast July 20-26 2015

Looks like Monday the 20th is the hottest day this week, followed by milder temperatures. Monday: Gym indoor strength workout get all the major muscle groups low reps – high intensity Tuesday: Hike, Walk or Jog 30 to 60 minutes Wednesday: Interval training with total body exercises that cover all muscle groups. Thursday: Light walk…