How To Write a Google Review

Here is the direct link to Patriot Fitness Training on Google Maps. If you have thought highly of our Personal Training services please leave a positive review. In this day and...

Your First Stretching Routine

The goal of this blog is to help you learn to follow a regular program. A regular stretching program can bring tremendous value to your workouts & your life. You are...

Get Moving Challenge

The path to fitness is paved by achieving your goals. This challenge is intended to be the first step in your journey. By sticking with and completing easy goals like this one...

Meditation 101: learn to calm your mind in 90 seconds. 

Gaining awareness of your mind and body is crucial to making progress with your health and happiness. In this era of social media and smartphone notifications, our brains are...

Online Personal Training: The Costs and Benefits

If you are motivated to make progress you can make more progress for less money, with more flexibility than someone who isn’t motivated but pays top dollar for in-person sessions with their local trainer. Millions of people are having success right now.

Fix Your Upper Back | Arms Up The Wall Stretch

Most of our recent posts have focused on the major joint of the lower core, the hip joint. The hip is the most important lower body joint not only because it bears so much of...

Success Story | Susan Howe

  Since I started, I’ve lost 50 pounds and regained strength and energy that I hardly remember having! I desperately needed surgery and the doctor told me I couldn’t have it...

Stretch Your Hip & Back With Your Chair

Sitting in your chair for too long is the primary cause for tight hips, back & leg pain in today's sedentary society. Did you know you can use that very same chair that is...

The Best Single Leg Exercise for Everyone

Having the balance to walk up and down stairs is one of the most functional things you can train your body for. Still, many Americans out there will struggle with this basic...

Iron Cross Stretch | Stop Lower Back, Hip & Leg pain

Muscles need to be not only strong but also pliable, flexible and durable. The rule of thumb is that you should spend as much time lengthening muscles as you do tightening...

Exercise: It’s Medicine For the Mind

.... Dr. Charles Hillman from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana states, one of the biggest takeaways from this research is that schools should recognize the mental benefits of exercise for students and reorganize their daily schedules to give students...

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Breaking Through Plateaus

Plateaus and setbacks are a fact of life. It has been a week of plateaus and setbacks for me.  I hit 191 lbs (106 lost) back on November 30, and I haven’t been able to go lower since.  I’ve gone up a pound or two, then back down, based on what I’d eaten the night...

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Burpee Modifications

This month we have our most intense challenge yet. This guide is here to show you 3 burpee modifications to tailor this intense exercise to your current ability level. The Burpee is beloved by trainers and clients everywhere because of it's raw effectiveness at...

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How to Set Fitness Goals

No goals, no progress Learning how to set fitness goals is essential to making progress. You should have no less than 5 goals in mind at all times. First, define your goals. Second, make a plan to reach them. Third taste sweet, sweet victory. First goal - short term...

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My First Marathon Success Story – Anna

Training with Andrew has helped me complete my first marathon! He has been my personal trainer for over 2 years. He is very motivating and highly knowledgeable about fitness and running.   I credit him with helping stay me in shape and resistant to injury while...

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