Why I Love My Foam Roller

This is Melissa, one of Dustin's bloggers. A foam roller is a great (and inexpensive) tool to release tight muscles.  Using one is like getting a massage without the high price tag.   You can use a foam roller to release a tight IT band, help relieve shin splints and increase flexibility and range of motion among other things.  The basic principal is to use your own body weight to apply pressure … [Read more...]

Kettlebell Training Exercises

As with most things in life, things come and go.  In fitness right now kettlebells might be the fastest growing trend.  Kettlebells have been around for well over 50 years but they have resurfaced as a great way to get in shape.  We use kettlebells at some of our Fit Fun Bootcamps locations in Madison, WI.  Kettlebells have a handle that is fat with a canon looking ball on the end.  Unlike … [Read more...]

Female Fat Loss Over 40: How To Look Like Your 20 Again

I have traveled extensively the past two years and met many of the top experts in the different fields of fitness and weight loss.  Some of these experts I have grown close to and we talk on a regular basis.  My good friend Shawna Kaminski is one of the leading experts in fat loss for woman over 40 years old.  Shawna is in her upper 40's and has maybe the leanest fittest body I know for her age. … [Read more...]

Some of My Favorite Ab Flattening Exercises

I think the number one request I get from my clients is to flatten their stomach.  While most of the flattening will take place by losing the fat around the midsection, it is very important to keep a strong core for an overall healthy body.  I think of a strong core as an insurance policy for you back. My Got Core DVDs, have been one of the most popular sets of DVDs I have sold.  I am still … [Read more...]

My Own Flat Stomach IPhone App is Available!

I know not everyone has an IPhone or an IPod Touch, but I am guessing you know someone who does.  After 5 months of developing I have an awesome app that I am ready to share with the world!  Please join with me to help spread the word about the app.  Help me achieve my goal of making it to the top page of the Apple Store for apps in the health and fitness category. This app is only $1.99 so it … [Read more...]

Exercising During Pregnancy

Today I have a special guest write named Alecia.  She was recently on CBS news with me showing some great lower body exercises.  What impressed me most about Alecia was how hard she continued to work throughout her pregnancy as well as soon after she delivered the baby.  At this point I need to say that I am not a doctor and you should check with your doctor to make sure you are cleared to … [Read more...]

Core Training To Improve Performance

I have a very special treat for you today!  The past few months I have become friends with a professional athlete named Jessi Stensland.  If you follow triathlons at all, you certainly know her name.  She contacted me when she was in town a couple months ago as she was touring the country teaching her workshops teaching average joes like you and me how to run better and how core strength plays a … [Read more...]

Worthless Fitness Gadgets/Infomercial Product

One of the things that gets me the most mad are all the infomercials out there that come up with the most worthless inventions to take advantage of desperate people looking for a quick fix.  Click here to check out a previous post I wrote about this subject.  Check this video out from the Ellen show.  At least she is making fun of it and not endorsing it!  By the way, I still haven't heard back … [Read more...]

Got Core DVDs Now Available!

Buy the First "Got Core" DVD and get the Second DVD FREE! Limited Quantity Available.   DVD #1 -Interview with the star of the workout Abby Brockman -Warm-up -Level 1 Building a foundation -Level 2 Getting past the basics -Level 3 Incorporating more muscle groups Level 4 Getting more of the upperbody involved Duration: 1 hour and 29 minutes DVD #2 -Warmup -Level 5 Can you make it … [Read more...]

7 Stomach Toning Exercises You Can Do Right Now

The past couple weeks I have been focusing on giving you as much information about attaining a flat stomach as possible.  My new Got Core program has been selling unbelievable, I am feel very blessed for the business, but more importantly knowing that there are 500 of you who have a tool in your possession that can really improve the quality of your life.  I know that sounds dramatic, but if you … [Read more...]