Do not be a One percenter!

Why most people never get in shape, explained in 4 simple steps!

Do not be a One percenter! No, this newsletter isnt about social injustice ( The reason being that I am not qualified to comment on such matters) but about fitness failures. What is fitness one percenter? It is the guy or girl who focuses on the 1% of his fitness journey such as Lonized water […]

Jay featured on billboard in New York's Times Square

Jay featured on billboard in New York’s Times Square

Big news upfront: Courtesy of Men’s journal , our very own Jay was featured on a Time’s Square billboard, well deserved and a huge accomplishment. If you must know, the small pic in the corner is me. Success is often compared with the iceberg, meaning you only see 10 % above water ( you all […]

What an 80 year old can teach us about change!

What an 80 year old can teach us about change!

Since we are living in a time where a lot of people feel that the government overreaches and then revert to a variety of reactions, I thought it might be a good idea to write about the gentleman in the picture and how he handled such . Who is he? He is probably lesser known […]

Toni was Right!

Sadly, the last football match before the dreaded summer break has been played. Thankfully the Champions league was truly a great match played on a very high level with real madrid having just a bit more luck and one of the greatest goalie performances I have ever seen. After the game, Real midfield legend Toni Kroos was giving […]

Infographic : 10 Questions You Should Ask Your Personal Trainer

How many days per week do I need to work out? What Certifications do you have? What should I eat before a workout? What should I eat after a workout? Why can’t I just do cardio? How frequently should I see a trainer? How quickly will I see the results of my training? Why don’t […]

What If… The Perfect Gym Existed?

Say what you want about Elon Musk but he got things moving by shaking up a complacent industry. If it wasn’t for him, car makers would be making bigger SUVs by now, not electric cars. Do you know which industry is also ripe for a shake up? The gym industry. It is hopelessly stuck in the 1970s. In […]

A Wiedenbach Family Reunion at the Gym!

A family reunion at the gym! We finally pulled together a Wiedenbach trip to NY, using my dad’s 75th birthday as an opportunity to all gather here. Visiting the gym was obviously the highlight of the trip. Basically, things came full circle since my dad was my first weightlifting coach back in the late 80s […]

The unpredictability of the future!

Two years ago I was exactly here, tropical paradise, had just won best personal trainer NY closed a rather sizable client , first batch of new equipment coming in, Life is great! Two weeks later: Business shut down, I was rather ill and unemployed. As they say in the producers: Oh Boy, when things go wrong! From there on […]

Is It Over Yet?

I I am going out on a limb and saying it is. My sole measurement sticks are NY traffic and cursing on the street, both in an upswing. So what has changed over the last 2 years? Quite a bit I would say. The pandemic has shown the strength and weaknesses of countries, companies , health care systems, […]