Are you sabotaging your health and fitness goals

Are You Sabotaging Your Health And Fitness Goals?

A fitness goal isn’t always easy to accomplish. Common ones include: losing excess weight, getting 6-pack abs, performing your first pull up, or deadlifting your own bodyweight. These types of goals can take weeks, months, even years to accomplish. I’d venture to say that the majority of our society has some sort of health and fitness…

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The Truth About Weight Loss

According to a new study done this year, 49% of Americans want to lose weight (1). When you think about the fact that there are over 320 million people living in the United States, 49% is a ton of people who think they’d look better if they shed a few pounds. The unfortunate thing about…

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28 tips to improve your health and fitness

28 Tips To Improve Your Health And Fitness

I’ve worked with a lot of clients over the past few years. Each one of them being different than the next. They’ve had their own struggles and challenges and had to learn how to overcome them as they attempted to accomplish their health and fitness goals. The cool thing is, I’ve learned a lot along…

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is cardio or strength training better for weight loss

Is Cardio Or Strength Training Better For Weight Loss?

Recently, one of my clients asked me a common question within the fitness world. The age old debate of cardio versus strength training for weight loss. To many, exercise may seem like nothing more than being more “physically active”. They believe if they are more active (whether that be on a treadmill or in the free…

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accomplish your new year's resolution

Accomplish Your New Year’s Resolution With Performance-Based Goals

“What is the main goal you want to accomplish with training?” That’s one of the first questions I ask each new client who wants to begin personal training. It’s an important question to answer. If you don’t have a goal, the odds of you starting and continuing your fitness journey are slim. But with this…

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workout for the holidays

A Workout For The Holidays

Two major holidays are right around the corner, Thanksgiving and Christmas. While both are a great time to get together with family and friends, they also present unique challenges if you’re trying to lose or even maintain your weight over the holiday season. The most obvious challenge comes with food. If everyone were being honest…

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The Health And Fitness Equation

One of my nephews recently started learning his multiplication tables in school. He has this little game where a problem is presented and he has to select the answer he thinks is correct. I watched him one day and started thinking about how simple basic math is. I mean, 2 x 2 will always equal…

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Burn Maximum Fat With Minimal Equipment

A Workout Routine To Burn Maximum Fat With Minimal Equipment

It’s 5:30 p.m. You’ve had a long day at work, but are finally done. You’re out of the office and heading to the gym to get a workout in before the day is over. You get there only to discover that everyone had the same idea as you. The gym is packed and overrun with…

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not seeing results in the gym

What To Do When You’re Not Seeing Results In The Gym

It can be frustrating to go to the gym week in and week out and not see any visible progress. I’ve worked in several commercial gyms and can tell you from experience that the majority of gym members feel this way. They constantly put in the work, but the results just aren’t there. In times…

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spot reduction

The Myth Of Spot Reduction

You may have read that title and thought to yourself, “What the heck is spot reduction?”! It sounds like something very complicated, but the truth is, it’s a common question within the fitness industry. Spot reduction means reducing body fat at a specific body part by using exercises that train that specific body part. If that…

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