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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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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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Weight Loss vs Fat Loss. Knowing the Difference is Key to Your Success.

July 9, 2017 0 Comments
Weight Loss vs Fat Loss. Knowing the Difference is Key to Your Success.

The weight loss “industry” is a $60 billion dollar enterprise (yes, that’s a “b”, not an “m”.) The fitness industry by the way is not factored into that number. Everything from best-seller books to programs like Weight Watchers and Jenny Craig; to supplements, cleanses, and surgery. The numbers are staggering and projections for the future […]

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How Do You Spend The Other 23 Hours?

May 21, 2017 1 Comment
How Do You Spend The Other 23 Hours?

There are hundreds of excuses people use for not getting regular exercise but lack of or not having enough time probably takes the cake. Just within the past week I came across one of the best quotes I have ever heard and quite possibly now my all time favorite. “Do you know what the busiest […]

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What Exercise WON’T Do For You

April 11, 2017 0 Comments
What Exercise WON’T Do For You

Most would agree that exercise is good for them or would at least subscribe to the idea that they need to be doing more of it. Often times that thought process spawns the idea that if something is good for you then more must be better. Exercise, more specifically physical activity, is in fact an […]

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Fighting Winter Fatigue

March 5, 2017 0 Comments
Fighting Winter Fatigue

Those that know me well know that I loathe winter. Warmer temps and abundant sunshine would be my ideal daily weather forecast. I am happy to acknowledge December 21st as the return of daylight despite it being the shortest daylight of the year and that winter is just truly beginning. As luck would have it, […]

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Your 2017 Passport to Success

February 5, 2017 0 Comments
Your 2017 Passport to Success

Well here we are just a month into the New Year and it won’t be long before 2017 becomes a carbon copy of years past. If you’re like the thousands each year who make a “resolution” every January 1 to exercise more, eat better, lose weight, etc., your time is almost up. In another week […]

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12 Days of Fitness 2016: Day 12 – A New Year, A New You

December 22, 2016 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2016: Day 12 – A New Year, A New You

(This is Part 12 of a 12 part series to provide you with some useful health and fitness info over the holiday season) Imagine business without progress; a stock portfolio that shows no growth; an investment that becomes a loss.  Mention any one of these occurrences to a reasonably intelligent individual, and the first thing […]

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12 Days of Fitness 2016: Day 11 – A Resolution or A Plan?

December 21, 2016 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2016: Day 11 – A Resolution or A Plan?

(This is Part 11 of a 12 part series to provide you with some useful health and fitness info over the holiday season) The English language can be a complex thing. In fact, scholars say it is one of the hardest languages in the world to learn.  Hard to believe when most of us take […]

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12 Days of Fitness: Day 10 – 10 Ways to Kickstart a Morning Workout

December 20, 2016 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness: Day 10 – 10 Ways to Kickstart a Morning Workout

(This is Part 10 of a 12 part series to provide you with some useful health and fitness info over the holiday season) As we head into a New Year, people will often make a plan to exercise more or start exercising which often means having to do something they have never been successful to […]

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