Strength Through COVID19 Struggles

  Has COVID19 knocked the snot out of you?   Being forced to stay at home can be a struggle and challenge for most of us. Beginning March of this year (2020), the way we live changed drastically.   Fitness was one of these big changes. We were forced to make the change from our…

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Can You Get Fit Training With Resistance Bands Only?

  Due to COVID19, many have opted for home workouts.   Let’s look at four aspects of using resistance bands…   1. Why use resistance bands (RB’s)? 2. How do RB’s work? 3. When should you use RB’s? 4. Types of RB’s    WHY USE RB’S?   What’s easier while being stuck at home during…

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Can You Gain Muscle With Sissy Pink Dumbbells?

I’d like to talk to the women out there if I may?   Sure, you can gain a little muscle with sissy pink dumbbells (SPD), but not for long!   These are a few reasons why sissy pink dumbbells may work initially…   You’ve never done any strength training before You’re rehabbing an injury You’re…

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Please Don’t Get Sucked Into the Black Hole Again!

Deceit is defined as… …“the action or practice of deceiving someone by concealing or misrepresenting the truth.”   A few days ago, a good friend sent me via email an advertisement from a very notable fitness expert. Basically it said (and I’ll paraphrase here to make myself feel better)…   Getting old sucks because you might have the…

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Is there a BEST Diet Plan to Follow?

The most frequent request I get is for a specific eating plan to follow. If it were that easy, every one of you would have one.    The truth is that it’s not that easy. When I first began my journey as a personal trainer, it took many hours putting food programs together for my…

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Stress… The Great Reality Check!

  Oh yes, if you’re past the age of five, you probably already know all about stress.    No matter whether you’re young or old, rich or poor, male or female, stress is a part of your life.    And, the more we tend to modernize our living, the more intense the stress becomes.   …

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5 EZ New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthy YOU!

  Most people make New Year’s Resolutions.  And, most people have a pretty tough time maintaining any of them.    After years of failed resolutions past, why not make it a little easier on ourselves.   What if we choose a few “little things” that will make our lives healthier?   We’ll start with the…

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The Almighty Stretch

  Stretching is easy to forget.   That’s because the results are not as visible as a HIIT workout, a long run or weight-lifting.    But the truth is, stretching is equally important as your workout.    Stretching can benefit the body in many ways.  it can: Help improve joint range of motion  Decrease the…

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Your Healthy Grill

  Summer time grilling is one of the most popular pastimes.   Outdoor cookouts are a great opportunity to relax and visit with friends and family.   But, did you know that the average barbecue meal exceeds 1,800 calories?  For many people, that’s almost an entire day’s worth of calories — in one meal!   …

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7 Effective Life Hacks to Create a New Habit

  If you are my client, I think about you… a lot.     I think about who you are and the lifestyle you live.     I think about the daily habits you might follow and how they affect you — both positively and negatively.   For example:   Do you eat the same…

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