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12 Days of Fitness 2016: Day 3 – 10 Fitness Fibs You Tell Yourself

December 13, 2016 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2016: Day 3 – 10 Fitness Fibs You Tell Yourself

(This is Part 3 of a 12 part series to provide you with some useful health and fitness info over the holiday season) The world is rife with bad and misleading information, none of which is more evident than when it comes to health and fitness, particularly exercise. “Experts” spew this bad information and the […]

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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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12 Days of Fitness 2014: Day 9 – 10 Fitness Lies You Tell Yourself

December 18, 2014 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2014: Day 9 – 10 Fitness Lies You Tell Yourself

(This is Part 9 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful health and fitness tips over the holiday season) Some people like to think that they can talk themselves out of corner when in reality most times they talk themselves right into a corner. It happens in numerous scenarios in life […]

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Why Am I Still Fat After All the Cardio I Do?

September 22, 2014 1 Comment
Why Am I Still Fat After All the Cardio I Do?

Cardio (short for cardiovascular exercise) has been a staple in the fitness vernacular since Dr. Kenneth Cooper popularized the idea of “aerobic” exercise back in the late ‘60s. Cardio can be more specifically described as any sustained physical activity such as running, walking, cycling swimming, etc. that can be used to primarily improve the cardiovascular […]

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Is Cardio Necessary to Lose Weight? 2013 – 12 Days of Fitness: Day 7

December 14, 2013 0 Comments
Is Cardio Necessary to Lose Weight? 2013 – 12 Days of Fitness: Day 7

(This is Part 7 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful health and fitness tips over the holiday season) It stands without question that the most popular piece of equipment at the gym (or in home gym purchase) is the treadmill. Is it because everyone enjoys walking or running so much […]

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Can I Lose Fat Without Losing Muscle? 2013 – 12 Days of Fitness: Day 3

December 10, 2013 0 Comments
Can I Lose Fat Without Losing Muscle? 2013 – 12 Days of Fitness: Day 3

(This is Part 3 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful health and fitness tips over the holiday season) The #1 reason most people start an exercise program is to lose weight which unfortunately most times overlooks the other benefits of exercising. When someone says they want to lose weight they’re […]

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12 Days of Fitness 2012 – Day 3: 10 Weight Loss Tips for Success

December 12, 2012 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2012 – Day 3: 10 Weight Loss Tips for Success

(This is Part 3 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful fitness tips over the holiday season) 1. Plan It. Plan everything from goals, to getting started with nutrition changes, to overcoming all of the obstacles in your way. Sit and think about this for 15-30 minutes. 2. Clean Out Your […]

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Fat Loss: The Hierarchy of Success

May 31, 2012 0 Comments
Fat Loss: The Hierarchy of Success

With the arrival and now passing of the Memorial Day holiday, it’s officially unofficially the summer season, although according to the calendar that doesn’t really occur until June 21st. Soon schools will be out, the weather has already begun to change, and if you live in southeast PA, the weekend pilgrimages to the shore begin. […]

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The Best Way to a Six Pack

February 18, 2011 0 Comments
The Best Way to a Six Pack

As a personal trainer for many years, I get asked many questions ranging anywhere from “What’s the best exercise for this” and “How can I lose weight and still eat this.” But the one that I get asked the most, makes me laugh the most, and the one I love explaining the most is “How […]

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12 Days of Fitness Truth 2010: Why You’re Not Losing Weight – Day 12

December 22, 2010 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness Truth 2010: Why You’re Not Losing Weight – Day 12

The holidays are upon us and while most are forfeiting their good nutrition and exercise behaviors, others are enjoying the holidays as well but will be getting right back on track before January 1 like they’ve never missed a beat.  So which group are you a part of?  As we head into a New Year […]

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