Plunkett Fitness News

  • You Have to Decide

    Everyday you make choices. None of them good or bad, but choices that lead to results. They are what they are. You alone made those choices. Accepting that you alone are in control of your life and the results you get in life is the first step in being successful in whatever endeavor you set […]

  • Office Fitness: Exercises You Can Do at Your Desk

    Office jobs require people to spend far too much time sitting each day. In fact, the World Health Organization has estimated that about 3.2 million deaths each year can be attributed to a lack of physical activity. While people spend an average of 9.5 hours a day sitting and another 7.5 hours sleeping, there needs […]

  • Are you pushing hard enough?

    If you can’t say with 100% certainty yes, the answer is no. Regret is the worst thing in the world.  Can you say with 100% certainty that you did everything possible to succeed, if not, you’re going to have regret.  It may not be today or tomorrow but the day will come.  Which is why […]

  • Do you have Cankles?

    When I was around the age of 10 I noticed my legs didn’t look like all of my friends. I remember exactly where I was; Lebo, Ks. I was sitting in the gym in the stands with my friends watching our older brothers play basketball. We were all wearing shorts and I noticed how fat […]

  • Poor Sleep is Sabotaging Your Fat Loss Goals

    I have been focused on my health and performance for almost 20 years.  Over this time I have learned a lot of lessons along the way by doing.  When I first started I was fat.  I just wanted to get rid of the fat.  Eventually, that changed into wanting to add muscle to my frame […]

  • 10 Best Foods for Building Muscle

    When it comes to exercise and nutrition, different diets and exercises help people see different results. For those who are looking to build muscle, there are certain foods that are associated with muscle gain rather than losing weight, for example. At Plunkett Fitness in Overland Park, Kansas, personal trainers not only provide help with exercise […]

  • Strength Training – An Essential Factor in Any Long-Term Fat Loss Plan

    Last week I watched a video from an internet fitness celebrity in which he stated he didn’t think heavy strength training was necessary for fat loss.  While I generally agree with the individual I have to disagree with this one.  He was referring to training in lower rep ranges, 1-5 reps.  I see a lot […]

  • 157 Pounds!

    Today is the last day of the first week of our 2018 Spring Break Transformation Challenge.  At the end of our first week our Challengers have dropped a total of 157 pounds of fat!  That is awesome!  Great job everyone!  I am proud of you and happy for your success.  To make this even more […]

  • You’ve got to be kidding me with this crap!

    Cardio…. It is 2018 and people still believe the lie about cardio.  Say it with me, I DO NOT NEED TO DO CARDIO TO LOSE FAT!  My goal in life is expose the lies around fat-loss and nutrition.  Two of my biggest grievances are cardio is required for fat loss and weight training makes you […]

  • Type 2 Diabetes: How Can Exercise Help Manage Diabetes?

    Exercise is often part of treatment programs for people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. When it comes to managing this complicated disease, there are a number of treatment options, but two of the most popular are diet and exercise. Exercising to Avoid High Blood Sugar Type 2 diabetes is becoming more and more prevalent across […]