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Jeff Harrison is a fitness coach based in Pottstown, PA. He received a BS in Exercise and Sport Science from Penn State University and is an NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), NSCA Certified Personal Trainer (NSCA-CPT) and
ACE Advanced Health and Fitness Specialist (ACE-AHFS). Jeff's articles have been published in peer-reviewed journals as well as consumer oriented websites and magazines.

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12 Days of Fitness: Day 5 – How Natural is “Natural Flavoring”?

December 14, 2017 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness: Day 5 – How Natural is “Natural Flavoring”?

(This is part 5 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful health and fitness tips over the holiday season)  We’ve all heard of products being labeled “artificially flavored” or “naturally flavored,” but ever wonder what exactly “natural flavor” means? Is it really natural? What is the difference? Well, the definition of […]

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12 Days of Fitness 2016: Day 4 – How to Stay in Shape When You’re Busy

December 13, 2017 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2016: Day 4 – How to Stay in Shape When You’re Busy

(This is part 4 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful health and fitness tips over the holiday season) Having no time to exercise is an excuse I’ve heard a thousand times over the years. This time of year probably represents the time when that excuse is given the most. Whether […]

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12 Days of Fitness: Day 3 – The New Rules to Strength Training

December 12, 2017 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness:  Day 3 – The New Rules to Strength Training

(This is part 3 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful health and fitness tips over the holiday season) Today’s post is a guest post from a gentleman I consider to be one of the top training experts in the field today, Bret Contreras. Bret, or the “Glute Guy” as he […]

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12 Days of Fitness 2017: Day 2 – The Dangers of Dieting

December 11, 2017 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2017: Day 2 – The Dangers of Dieting

(This is part 2 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful health and fitness tips over the holiday season) You know what? I don’t like diets. They are highly ineffective for long-term weight loss, yet one in four people start a new diet every year. Of these people, only 20% of […]

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12 Days of Fitness 2017: Day 1 – Top 10 Reasons Why People Don’t Exercise

December 10, 2017 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2017: Day 1 – Top 10 Reasons Why People Don’t Exercise

(This is part 1 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful health and fitness tips over the holiday season) The holidays: a time for loving, sharing, giving, and receiving. It is also a time where priorities shift and we become engulfed in the season. For many, the season is just another […]

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A Thanksgiving Prayer

November 20, 2017 2 Comments
A Thanksgiving Prayer

This post is a borrowed, guest post if you will from Mr. Thomas Plummer, a gentleman I respect greatly. Mr. Plummer has been in the fitness industry for over thirty years as a business coach/adviser to those of us in the fitness industry. I had saved this post last year but I wanted to share […]

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The Bread is NOT Why You Can’t Lose Weight

November 12, 2017 0 Comments
The Bread is NOT Why You Can’t Lose Weight

Wouldn’t it be easier to place blame on something that’s so available on your weight loss woes? That’s exactly what happened in the late 90’s by Dr. Atkins, Dr. Sears, et al. in their quest to combat the rising obesity epidemic. They scared people into believing that bread, more specifically carbs, were the enemy to […]

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Age Is But A Number

November 1, 2017 3 Comments
Age Is But A Number

Age IS just a number. It’s the number assigned to you to represent the number of years you have been alive on this Earth. That’s it! Some have higher ages than others, some younger. But here’s the thing. No matter how much you want to try and “slow” it down or “defy” it, it’s going […]

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Why Your Diet Doesn’t Work…..AGAIN

October 8, 2017 0 Comments
Why Your Diet Doesn’t Work…..AGAIN

Currently in the U.S. it is estimated that 66% of the population is on a diet; more than 2/3 of Americans are overweight or obese; the weight loss industry is $66.3 billion industry. What gives? We seem so entrenched in an activity that should yield a ton of result yet the numbers continue to grow […]

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Mission Accomplished

August 10, 2017 6 Comments
Mission Accomplished

I am speechless; without words. So without further ado, let me get right to it. On July 23, my wife competed and finished her first Ironman in Lake Placid, renowned site of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics. An Ironman, both a brand and the title given to the event, is the penultimate event in […]

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