Tag Archives: Paul Watson

‘I Was Overweight as a Child…’

We sat down for a Q & A with Transform trainer Danny Matos, a graduate of St. John’s University who has been professionally training clients for more than seven years. Certified through NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine), Danny also … Continue reading

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The Year in Transformation

It’s that time again. For some it’s been a challenging twelve months; for others a time of growth or personal achievement. For most, I expect, it’s been a bit of each. This week, as the more fortunate among us begin … Continue reading

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Messages from the Inside (Ankle Strain)

How’s your day going today? If you’ve been sitting down for longer than an hour, get up and move around. If you’re a guy, try a Downward Dog into ten to-the-floor push-ups, or a Downward Dog into three push-ups if … Continue reading

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Mind, Wine, and Enlightenment

A copy of ‘Scientific American’ appeared in the gym recently. The cover story? ‘The Neuroscience of Meditation’. If only I had the time to read it, I thought, as I sped past. The weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year seem … Continue reading

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Defining Your Strength, or, How to Sit on the Floor

For many years as a trainer I pursued the most efficient means of making clients stronger. The reasons for pursuing strength were abundant in terms of their benefits: a faster metabolism, better muscle tone and definition, increased circulation, improved bone … Continue reading

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The Tortoise and the Hare

Imagine if in our small but determined brains as babies we spent only a few hours trying to walk upright before giving up and calling it a day? This thought came to me recently when I had the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Body by Paul Watson, Transform Fitness NYC Founder & Master Trainer, Part VI: Yoga (and a Lot of Hot Air)

Thoughts on the Body Part VI: Yoga (and a Lot of Hot Air) by Paul Watson, Transform Fitness NYC Founder & Master Trainer The muscles of the torso are liable to lose strength and elasticity through disuse atrophy, especially as … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Body by Paul Watson, Transform Fitness NYC Founder & Master Trainer, Part V: Pilates and Proper Breathing

Thoughts on the Body Part V: Pilates and Proper Breathing by Paul Watson, Transform Fitness NYC Founder & Master Trainer I didn’t think Pilates would be all that much of a challenge. But when I actually tried it, I admit … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Body by Paul Watson, Transform Fitness NYC Founder & Master Trainer, Part IV: Balance

Thoughts on the Body Part IV: Balance by Paul Watson, Transform Fitness NYC Founder & Master Trainer I have always admired athletes who can command the full complement of their musculature to bend reality (literally) to whatever they wanted to … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Body by Paul Watson, Transform Fitness NYC Founder & Master Trainer : Part III: Becoming More Aware of Our Bodies

Thoughts on the Body Part III: Becoming More Aware of Our Bodies by Paul Watson, Transform Fitness NYC Founder & Master Trainer Every creature on Earth is continually pulled down by our planet’s gravity. We human beings have an edge … Continue reading

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