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Age is No Excuse

August 16, 2016 5 Comments
Age is No Excuse

With the Olympic Summer Games winding down, one thing’s for sure I’ll get a better night’s sleep getting to bed at a more reasonable hour. It’s such a fantastic time to not only cheer on our country, but to see the level of competition among the athletes who for the most part are forgotten until […]

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What You Thought You Knew About Fitness is Wrong

May 10, 2016 3 Comments
What You Thought You Knew About Fitness is Wrong

In today’s day and age of social media, it seems everyone becomes an expert: political, financial, spiritual, technical, nutritional, and of course, physical. Behind the shroud of computers, tablets, and smart phones, the “experts” offer and voice their views and opinions on everything and anything and sadly have many believing in what they’re saying (selling) […]

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Lessons I’ve Learned My Years As a Fitness Professional

April 18, 2016 3 Comments
Lessons I’ve Learned My Years As a Fitness Professional

A few years ago I wrote a post titled “10 Things to Teach Your Kids (or Yourself) About Fitness.” As a father who makes his living as a fitness professional it got me really thinking as to what do I want my little boy to really understand regarding exercise. He’s going to encounter the real […]

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Navigating the Fitness Jungle

January 6, 2016 1 Comment
Navigating the Fitness Jungle

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! I’m not speaking of the holidays which have just passed. I’m talking about the fitness industry’s most wonderful time of the year when the masses jump on health club memberships and fitness programs in the hopes that this year will be different. Like clockwork it happens every […]

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12 Days of Fitness 2015: Day 9 – The Truth About Lactic Acid

December 17, 2015 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2015: Day 9 – The Truth About Lactic Acid

(This is Part 9 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful blurbs and tips to keep your fitness in focus over the holiday season) In a previous post I discussed side stitches – possible causes and treatments; a thorn in the side (no pun intended) of physically active individuals. Like many […]

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12 Days of Fitness 2015: Day 8 – What Happens When You Skip Your Workout

December 16, 2015 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2015: Day 8 – What Happens When You Skip Your Workout

(This is Part 8 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful blurbs and tips to keep your fitness in focus over the holiday season) Back in one of my first semesters of college I had taken an elective entry level economics class. Not super exciting stuff except that the professor got […]

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12 Days of Fitness 2015: Day 6 – 10 Rules of Fitness

December 14, 2015 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2015: Day 6 – 10 Rules of Fitness

(This is Part 6 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful blurbs and  tips to keep your fitness in focus over the holiday season) Everyone has their interpretation of what fitness is or what it means to be fit. However, at the end of the day we can all agree that […]

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12 Days of Fitness 2015: Day 4 – Side Stitches: Causes and Treatments

December 12, 2015 1 Comment
12 Days of Fitness 2015: Day 4 – Side Stitches: Causes and Treatments

(This is Part 4 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful blurbs and tips to keep your fitness in focus over the holiday season) There are some pains you can easily identify like a sore butt from a squat workout or a burning sensation from a strained muscle. But some irritants […]

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12 Days of Fitness 2015: Day 2 – Fitness for the Road

December 10, 2015 1 Comment
12 Days of Fitness 2015: Day 2 – Fitness for the Road

((This is Part 2 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful blurbs and tips to keep your fitness in focus over the holiday season) One of my all-time favorite holiday songs is Perry Como’s “There’s No Place Like Home for the Holidays.” He sings of people having to travel to their […]

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Throw Away That Scale

October 12, 2015 0 Comments
Throw Away That Scale

There are many subjects in health and fitness that undoubtedly have “strong” opinions one way or the other. Most are based on popular thought or shoddy science or carry the “this is the way it has always been done’ label. But one particular subject haunts millions of people every day and as much as they […]

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