About Tommy Destefano

NASM Certified Personal Trainer.
BA in Sports Management & Marketing.
Played Hockey & Baseball for 27 yrs.

Are you burnt out?

What can athletes teach us about avoiding burnout? Believe it or not, some of the same principles that help them avoid injury and make the most of their workouts can actually help us avoid professional burnout as well. When we were younger, most Continue reading Are you burnt out?

How Sugar Tricks us & What to do About it

There’s a reason why so many of us turn to a pint full of Ben & Jerry’s when we’re feeling lonely, depressed or stressed. Sugar makes us feel good or at least for a short period of time. Sugar is Continue reading How Sugar Tricks us & What to do About it

Marsblade Follow-Up – Two Years Later

About two years ago, I wrote about Marsblade. I’m happy to report that I still love them as much, if not more than when I first got them set up. Being a men’s league hockey player, I am on the Continue reading Marsblade Follow-Up – Two Years Later

10 Reasons to Bike at Night

Last night my girlfriend and I went on an extended night ride and even though it can get kind of creepy at times, it’s a blast! Sound crazy? Here are 10 reasons why riding at night is awesome: 1. Riding in Continue reading 10 Reasons to Bike at Night


You may be wondering what “EDSO” is. Well I watched at TED Talk a little while back and it’s an acronym that helped me remember the “happy chemicals” that occur in our bodies; endorphins, dopamine, serotonin and oxytocin. When we Continue reading EDSO

Professional Sports Problems

I initially wrote this after game one of the Stanley Cup Finals and then thought about writing it again after the Penguins won, but decided to wait a few days. In doing so, I found that I still feel this Continue reading Professional Sports Problems

6 Ways to Make Sure You Get a Workout In

We’re all busy or we have kids, careers, obligations, hobbies, etc. Truth is that most of us don’t enjoy exercise, but if you can make it enjoyable and make it a priority, then you will achieve your goals. So here’s Continue reading 6 Ways to Make Sure You Get a Workout In

What to do When You Don’t Want to Workout

Despite my passion for fitness, I still fight fatigue and nights where I don’t have the energy to workout. I know I’ll feel better afterwards and it’s always worth it, but… I DON’T WANNA! All of us, no matter how Continue reading What to do When You Don’t Want to Workout

10 Ways to Make Your Workouts Fun

If you’re dragging yourself to the gym with the classic thought, “I don’t wanna,” then you’re probably not being consistent with your routine. So if you dread your workouts and are counting down the minutes until you can leave; don’t worry, you’re not alone. Many “exercisers,” Continue reading 10 Ways to Make Your Workouts Fun

Mental Health Month

Every May is Mental Health Month. This year’s theme is “Risky Business,” and is about risky behaviors. Not going to lie, I strongly disagree with some of their alleged “risky behaviors.” If you visit their site, they consider marijuana use, sex, Continue reading Mental Health Month