Differences Between Women and Men

by Casey Hyland

For a long time, many people viewed strength training as an activity performed by men for purely aesthetic reasons. Thankfully, strength training is now well-known for providing health benefits and is also popular with women. In addition to aesthetic improvements, strength training is often performed by women to maintain physical function and bone density with […]

Abby is Keeping Strong!

by Casey Hyland

Abby Eller was in good shape when her husband, a “health nut,” told her about The Perfect Workout. At age 63, she wanted to get in even better shape. “I was guardedly optimistic,” she says. “I figured nothing ventured, nothing gained.” She belonged to other gyms in the past, but didn’t like working out on […]

“I got rid of my love handles that I’ve had my whole life!”

by Casey Hyland

After his doctor (who is also a client at The Perfect Workout) warned him about muscle loss with the aging process, Seymour Bond began slow-motion strength training. As a result, he’s not only put muscle on his legs, arms, shoulders and back, he’s also lost inches on his waist. When your doctor recommends something, you […]

Dissolving Depression Through Strength

by Casey Hyland

According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), the common treatments for depression include various types of antidepressants, the herbal treatment St. John’s Wart, psychotherapy, and brain stimulation therapy. After reviewing the research, the NIMH may want to add another option: strength training. Research shows that strength training, even for as little as 10 […]

Meet Kathryn Prickett, Personal Trainer at The Perfect Workout’s Carlsbad Studio

by Casey Hyland

While a client at The Perfect Workout, Kathryn Prickett lost 17 pounds and gained strength. Now that she’s been a trainer since 2012, she says, “I love seeing clients gain a sense of confidence as their strength and fitness improves. It’s the greatest thing!” Kathryn Prickett really understands and identifies with her clients. It’s easy […]

Strength and Your Health

by Casey Hyland

If you’re reading this article, attaining and maintaining good health over the entire course of your life is probably important to you. Specifically, you probably want to avoid disease and be able to perform all the hobbies and activities that you wish to do. So what general impact do both muscular strength as well as […]

Bill says strength training reversed his aging!

by Casey Hyland

If you challenge Bill Mueller to do something, chances are he’ll take you up on it and stick with it. Fifteen years ago, a friend challenged him to come to Soo Bahk Do, a Korean Martial Art. He’s been doing it twice a week consistently ever since and has reached the third degree black belt […]

Judy’s doctor recommended one thing for her back pain: Core strength

by Casey Hyland

Since she began slow-motion strength training, Judy Dennis (right), 70, has lost 20 pounds, her back pain has subsided and her stronger body allows her to enjoy playing golf twice week. The orthopedist’s advice to Judy Dennis was simple: “The one thing that will help you is strengthening your core.” He was talking about how […]

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