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12 Days of Fitness 2019: Day 9 – Fitness is a Choice and Mindset

December 18, 2019 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2019: Day 9 – Fitness is a Choice and Mindset

(This is part 9 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful health and fitness tips over the holiday season) I’ll be honest. I really struggle when I hear people say that they either hate to exercise or that they don’t have any time to exercise as well as the thousands of […]

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12 Days of Fitness 2019: Day 8 – Dispelling 5 Common Training Lies

December 17, 2019 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2019: Day 8 – Dispelling 5 Common Training Lies

(This is part 8 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful health and fitness tips over the holiday season) As a fitness professional, it is my job to not only work with people but educate them on the how, why, and what about fitness. In my 25 years of being a […]

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12 Days of Fitness: Day 4 – 10 Fitness Myths That Need to Die

December 11, 2019 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness: Day 4 – 10 Fitness Myths That Need to Die

(This is part 4 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful health and fitness tips over the holiday season) A New Year means more people come to the party and with them they carry on believing in old views about fitness and weight loss. Science gets ignored and myths prevail. Good […]

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12 Days of Fitness 2019: Day 3 – Festively Fit: Staying Fit Over the Holidays

December 10, 2019 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2019: Day 3 – Festively Fit: Staying Fit Over the Holidays

(This is part 3 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful health and fitness tips over the holiday season) Are you fearing this year’s holidays? Are you wondering how you will handle the challenges of being confronted with mountains of delicious food, endless parties, and crazy schedules? Unfortunately, these worries and […]

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Preventing Muscle Loss as We Age

November 24, 2019 0 Comments
Preventing Muscle Loss as We Age

Use it or lose it – this is a phrase I’m sure you’re familiar with. It holds a lot of truth when it comes to muscle. Unlike bone, which of course can also decrease in mass as we age, muscle starts to diminish quickly, particularly if it’s not used or stimulated. Known as sarcopenia, it […]

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Why Is Fitness So Hard?

October 20, 2019 2 Comments
Why Is Fitness So Hard?

Fitness has multiple definitions. There’s mental fitness, emotional fitness, fiscal fitness etc. Of course, the one I’m most qualified to speak on is physical fitness, which also has several different types. There’s muscular fitness, aerobic fitness, joint fitness, and so on. But when or why did obtaining physical fitness become so hard? So much that […]

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6 Reasons to Schedule Summer Morning Workouts

July 28, 2019 0 Comments
6 Reasons to Schedule Summer Morning Workouts

Summer’s about half way over and while it might be tempting to sleep in, the extended daylight morning hours may be the best time to create a new behavior. I’ll admit, I’m not much of a morning person but once you have a child, lifestyle changes are a necessary evil. In addition, with my profession, […]

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Exercise At Any Age

July 14, 2019 1 Comment
Exercise At Any Age

The concept of age is a funny thing. As Mark Twain once said,”Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” It’s a number; a number that represents our number of annual trips around the sun; a representation of our passage through man made markers. People talk about wanting […]

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Why Do I (You) Work Out?

June 10, 2019 0 Comments
Why Do I (You) Work Out?

I’m often asked, “How often do you workout?”, not what do I do. It’s generally presumed that someone who makes a career out of keeping people in shape must workout 8 days a week, right? No. Just like everyone else, I like my rest days too, only what I consider a rest day is probably […]

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The Most Important Muscle

February 24, 2019 0 Comments
The Most Important Muscle

February is heart health month and why not. After all, February contains Valentine’s Day. In reality though, every month should be heart health month. Your heart is the most important muscle you have. Forget about the pecs and biceps. Without the heart working properly, you’re not doing anything. Heart disease doesn’t happen just to older […]

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