The Ab Crunch: Looks, Form, and Function

by Matt Hedman

the ab crunch: looks, form and function the rectus abdominis, or “abs,”… are the muscles many of us would like people to see when in a bathing suit. And besides the aesthetics aspect, they are also an important muscle group for function. The ab crunch machine trains the abs as well as another pair of […]

Laura’s gone from a size 16 to an 8 and dropped 40 pounds!

by Casey Hyland

laura’s gone from a size 16 to an 8 and dropped 40 pounds In 3 months Laura Retana Shelp lost 23.4 pounds and 10½ inches off her waist with improved nutrition and two 20-minute training sessions a week at The Perfect Workout. Laura Retana Shelp is a Registered Nurse, so when she first read the […]

The Advantages of Machines

by Matt Hedman

the advantages of machines The strength training machines you see in The Perfect Workout studios are descendants of machines that were created by Nautilus, Inc. in the 1970’s. Arthur Jones not only originated the fundamental principles behind brief and intense strength training, he also invented the original set of Nautilus machines. Within a few years, […]

Kelly and Richard Got Toned and Strong!

by Casey Hyland

kelly and richard got toned and strong! Strength training helped Kelly get toned, and Richard estimates that he got 50% stronger, improved his posture, and lost about 75% of the aches and pains that he had in his back and shoulders. Kelly Alessandro doesn’t know how much time she has left. Not at The Perfect […]

Meet Emily Gaines Personal Trainer at The Perfect Workout’s Woodlands Studio

by Casey Hyland

Emily says of her own transition from a regular workout to slow-motion strength training, “I thought, okay, this is very effective! I used to spend eight hours a week in the gym, now I’m spending 40 minutes a week working out.” “I love being a part of something that makes my clients feel good!” That […]

Your Muscles – The Only “Window” Into Your Body

by Matt Hedman

your muscles – the only “window” into your body I first came across the idea that “muscle is the ‘window’ into your body” in Ken Hutchins’ SuperSlow Technical Manual. He attributes the quote to a former employee of Nautilus, Ed Farnham. It’s a brilliant metaphor. The idea is that essentially all physical improvements that can […]

Bill’s Love Handles Are Gone!

by Casey Hyland

bill’s love handles are gone! Bill travels a lot as a defense contractor, so a time efficient workout is important to him. He explains the value of The Perfect Workout, “There’s no messing around. You’re in and out. This is very intense, and not for the person who’s not dedicated. You have to want it.” […]

Missing Workouts – What Happens?

by Matt Hedman

missing workouts – what happens? If you train at The Perfect Workout and are like other human beings, you miss a session or two on occasion. You may be on a hot streak of attendance as you read this, but there are times of the year when life takes us away from the gym and […]

Meet Brad Binder Personal Trainer at The Perfect Workout’s Tustin Studio

by Casey Hyland

Brad says about training clients at The Perfect Workout, “I feel very fortunate to have been given this opportunity. I love the people and the culture here. The Perfect Workout is an awesome company to work for.” You’d never know it by looking at him, but Brad Binder absolutely loves to eat. A self-described foodie […]

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