October 13, 2010

Wow – is that really Aaron Carter – the former pre-teen pop star famous for being Nick Carter’s younger brother, a stint on Dancing With The Stars and a reality show on E!

It sure is! Not so little Aaron, 22, has been tweeting pics of himself – his “new” self that is – and the photos of the shirtless heartthrob are popping up all over the net. And of course – everyone has an opinion on Aaron’s new look… most of them negative: ‘he looks old’, ‘he’s too thin’, ‘he’s taking steroids’. All from people who’ve probably never lifted a dumbbell in their lives!

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October 7, 2010

I usually tune in to Saturday Night live for a good laugh, but over the years I’ve realized nothing is as funny (or ridiculous) as the fitness products advertised in all those late night infomercials.

Those “skits” are hysterical – complete with actors, scripts and wobbly sets. My face muscles definitely get a workout from these products as do my abdominals, from all the cramping caused by my laughter! But then I get angry. Why do people buy this garbage?

I asked myself the same question when I saw this recent segment on the Today show with Hoda Kotb and Kathy Lee Gifford. The two hostesses were chatting with fitness “expert” and author Jennifer Cohen, as she took them through some of the current products on the market. Given Cohen’s credentials I was really hoping she’d take the opportunity to start telling some home truths about what, in my opinion, are money wasting gadgets – but boy, was I wrong! Take a look at this:

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October 4, 2010

Hi everyone!

Thanks for visiting the site and checking out all the great features and pieces we’re put together for you. This is just the beginning – we have BIG plans for the site – and the Angry Trainer brand…. So watch this space!

Now it’s time to introduce our first poll – a feature we’re going to be running on a regular basis here on the site.

This time around we’re going to deal with a topic that always drives me crazy – gym etiquette. I don’t know about you but I can’t believe how badly some people behave when they’re working out… grrr – it makes me want to unleash the Angry Trainer on them!

So which behavior gets your goat when you’re at your local gym… vote for one of the options below via our poll in the left hand sidebar – and we’ll give you the results a little later down the line…

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