Author Archives: Maki Riddington

The Man With A Mission – An interview with Alan Aragon

I first encountered the writings of Alan Aragon during a bodybuilding- nutrition roundtable. While reading through the roundtable discussion, Alan’s answers really stood out for me. They were logical, and they spoke rationally against some of the misconceptions being circulated in many Internet forums. Alan struck me immediately as someone who knew what he was […]

The Art of Training – A Q&A Session on the Business of Fitness Training – Part II

Important Note: For Part I of this article, click here Personal training and the coaching of athletes is a tough business. The media, however, portrays it as a glamorous job catering to the rich and famous. Professional athletes, teams, movie stars, and musicians all pay big bucks to look good and dominate their sport. But […]

The Iron Gladiator – An Interview with AJ Roberts

AJ Roberts is the owner of Elite Sports Training and has made a name for himself as one of the industry’s premier performance enhancement coaches, helping athletes achieve their sports performance goals at various different levels. AJ has been in the strength and conditioning field at the division one level since 2002 assisting with the […]

The Art of Training – A Q&A Session on the Business of Fitness Training – Part I

Important Note: For Part II of this article, click here Personal training and the coaching of athletes is a tough business. The media, however, portrays it as a glamorous job catering to the rich and famous. Professional athletes, teams, movie stars, and musicians all pay big bucks to look good and dominate their sport. But […]

Small Balls That Please – Correcting Soft Tissue Dysfunction

They’re small, squishy and according to many folks, “work miracles at releasing muscle tension.” They’re small balls that please. These tiny bundles of joy work at releasing pent up muscle tension that is often bound up and stored in various areas of the body. If you sit at a desk for a living or travel […]