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Body Fat, The 6 How

The “what” of body fat… spot training is ineffective because our body does not burn fat in areas which we focus on but burns fat as a whole! That is a constant for each person! The variable that needs to be identified is the most effective fat burning program for the individual. Whether you need […]

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Weight loss Vs. Body fat loss..Life Style change!

Weight loss Versus Body fat loss! Body weight, the number on the scale, is the reference point for anyone looking to lose weight.  Body weight can fluctuate.  To put that into perspective, MMA fighters, boxers, wrestlers, etc.  whether professional or hobbyists, are able to lose ten pounds for their weigh-ins the night before a match.  […]

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The little secret to fitness success

The elevator to Fitness success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs…. One step at a time.” – Rande Wilson   The fitness industry, often, focuses so strongly on the looks of each person rather than the benefits the person will receive in the long run. As in every goal, there is […]

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6 ways to get past a weight loss plateau

Get past your weight loss plateau The people I usually begin training, many times, started their weight loss journey on their own. They may have taken tips from a magazine, signed up for a gym membership, done a 60-90 day workout video program, and though they may have seen some results, they feel they need […]

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Should you use this equipment?

Advanced fitness equipment   I am very often asked by athletes as well as people looking to lose weight, about adding a weight vest/ ankle weights to their workouts.  My answer: Athletes: When using a weight vest, ankle weights, resistance bands, parachutes, sleds etc.  They can all be effective ways of increasing stride length, Stride […]

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Most common reason for not exercising

Solutions for not exercising One of the most common reasons that I hear for people’s lack of exercise throughout the week is that there just isn’t enough time.  I get it, we live in a fast paced world. We all strive to be better than the next person, so we multitask to create more time.  […]

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Improve your workout Part 3

Improve your workout Continued: 5. CHANGE IT UP You hear it all the time.  There are plenty of ways to do it, but you just might not know how, or feel confident enough to do it.  The options seem limited to cardio and weights.  What else is there to do? Persona trainer Fix Cardio people, […]

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6 ways to Improve your workout Part 2

Improve your workout 3. Order of fitness Exercises The sequence of exercises within a workout is never mentioned in media, but is in fact important.  You can have a list of exercises and attack it however you’d like, but there are guidelines for a more efficient routine.  Just like starting a routine with a large […]

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6 ways to improve your workout program

Large Muscle Group Isolation Days The most popular way to exercise today. You learn it from friends, magazines, websites, even “professionals.”  But have you ever wondered why the majority of weight training programs were developed this way?  The method trickled down from unnatural bodybuilders, a.k.a. steroid users.  They go to the gym twice a day, […]

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Get rid of these 4 personal training excuses

The 4 most popular excuses for giving up on training . Personal training Excuse #1 “How can you pay hundreds of dollars for a trainer?” You must be a selfish person- MONEY– This is often the issue. Having a trainer doesn’t have to be a huge expense. A quality trainer can develop a program for […]

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