Author Archives: Dan Maierle
You don’t need 20-inch biceps, a 200-pound bench press, or designer fitness apparel to look and feel at home in the gym. You just need to understand the unique and specific set of rules that govern gym culture. Don’t worry; it’s mostly common sense.
My name is Gennaro Ferra. I’m a former NABBA Mr. Australia, world natural professional bodybuilder and more recently placed 3rd in the NPC Atlantic States Championships here in NYC. I’m a fitness and nutrition coach here in NYC and also have a degree in Physical Education. I was born in Naples, Italy but grew up in Melbourne, Australia.
While one can argue that anything that gets you off the couch and into the gym is a good thing, a trend by definition is bound to be more stylish than sustainable. How does your fitness routine stack up? Are you in it for the long haul, or are you doomed to a lifetime of fitness-themed New Year’s resolutions? Ask yourself these 5 questions to find out.
The right personal trainer isn’t necessarily the one that came for free with your new gym membership. It might not be the friend-of-a-friend who just received his certification and is willing to cut you a great deal, and it’s probably not the one your BFF spends more time flirting with than actually exercising. Or is it?