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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 2018: Day 3 – Are You Afraid Of Eating Fruit?

December 13, 2018 1 Comment
12 Days of Fitness 2018: Day 3 – Are You Afraid Of Eating Fruit?

(This is part 3 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful health and fitness tips over the holiday season) Let me cut right to the chase with this one. This is one of the most ridiculous things I ever heard. People who won’t eat fruit because it has too much sugar! […]

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12 Days of Fitness 2018: Day 2 – 10 Pieces of Equipment Everyone Needs to Work Out at Home

December 12, 2018 2 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2018: Day 2 – 10 Pieces of Equipment Everyone Needs to Work Out at Home

(This is part 2 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful health and fitness tips over the holiday season) With the New Year quickly approaching, some of you may be thinking about your new workout routine and how to stay as consistent as possible to hit all your fitness goals. Perhaps […]

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12 Days of Fitness 2018: Day 1 – Weight Loss Once and For All

December 11, 2018 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2018: Day 1 – Weight Loss Once and For All

(This is part 1 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful health and fitness tips over the holiday season) I see a lot of people hopping from diet to diet. Many of you have tried several diets in your lifetime, and you’ve come to the conclusion that they didn’t work. You […]

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Your Holiday Survival Guide

December 3, 2018 1 Comment
Your Holiday Survival Guide

‘Tis the season, or should I say ‘‘tis the season for unwanted pounds. Every year without fail, the holiday season rolls up on us and cares little for how you take care of yourself. The excuses compound, the social calendar explodes, and then there’s the holiday feasts themselves. Do you keep your daily regimen or […]

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5 Not So Popular Reasons to Lose Weight.

November 11, 2018 1 Comment
5 Not So Popular Reasons to Lose Weight.

There are many reasons to want to lose weight, most of it falling under the category of just wanting to look good. Forget, for a moment, about looking good. Forget, for a moment, about disease. Forget about all the big-name medical scares including atherosclerosis, arterial plaque, cardiac arrest, pulmonary hypertension, stroke, all the cancers, diabetes, and […]

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All About the Sweat

October 28, 2018 0 Comments
All About the Sweat

Sweat. It’s wet; it’s gross; it gets everywhere. If you truly exercise at all, you will experience it. And if you don’t, there are a few factors as to why. Avoidance of sweat is not always a good strategy while sweating profusely is not either. Let’s get a better understanding of this natural mechanism and […]

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Becoming A Morning Exerciser

September 24, 2018 0 Comments
Becoming A Morning Exerciser

There are 24 hours in a day; 168 in a week; 720-744 in a month; 8,760 in a year. When you figure you sleep at most 8 hours a day, that’s 2,920 hours. Another 50 weeks at 8 hours per day working is another 2,000 hours. That leaves approximately 3,840 hours left to do whatever […]

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What to Really Expect When You Exercise

September 9, 2018 0 Comments
What to Really Expect When You Exercise

Outside of death and taxes, there are so few guarantees in life. The optimist will want to counter that reality while the pessimist, well, it is their reality. But as they say, truth is in the eye of the beholder – you believe what you want. When it comes to exercise, many place it as […]

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What’s Killing Your Progress

August 16, 2018 0 Comments
What’s Killing Your Progress

You did it! You started working out; joined a gym; committed to a healthier lifestyle. You’re proud of yourself….except, you have nothing to show for it. May be you’re feeling better, clothes are fitting less snuggly, perhaps even you dropped a couple pounds. But you want more. It’s not enough. You put in the time […]

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Understanding Sets and Reps

July 29, 2018 0 Comments
Understanding Sets and Reps

Numbers. They’re such a part of our lives and all have different values and significance. When it comes to exercise, more specifically weight training, numbers can become one of the defining differences between accomplishing a goal or missing it completely. Take for example sets and reps. Most will exercise with a number(s) in mind but […]

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