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What Motivates You?

September 22, 2019 0 Comments
What Motivates You?

Motivation is defined as the reason or reasons one has for acting or behaving in a particular way. An individual’s motivation may be inspired by others or events (extrinsic motivation) or it may come from within the individual (intrinsic motivation). Motivation is of course different for everyone, but it begs the question, what motivates you? […]

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Getting to Know A Fitness Professional

August 19, 2019 0 Comments
Getting to Know A Fitness Professional

Ok. I’m going to get personal with you. For those of you that know me on a personal level, most of it probably won’t come as much of a surprise. For those of you that don’t, I want to give you a chance to get to know me better. Why? Because after nearly 24 years […]

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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 0 Comments
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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Patience is a Virtue

January 20, 2019 0 Comments
Patience is a Virtue

Well, here we are. Just about through the first month of the year and if you started the New Year with plans to better your health perhaps with some exercise, I’ve got some news for you. If you’re not committed and I mean truly committed save yourself the time and aggravation and stop now. As […]

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12 Days of Fitness 2018: Day 9 – The Best Exercise You’re Probably Not Doing

December 19, 2018 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2018: Day 9 – The Best Exercise You’re Probably Not Doing

(This is part 9 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful health and fitness tips over the holiday season) Gym, or PE programs in schools are not what they use to be. Back then, we participated in physical activity; good old fashioned physical activity. I remember competing in the President’s Physical […]

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12 Days of Fitness 2018: Day 6 – 8 Reasons Why Your Workout is Failing You

December 16, 2018 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2018: Day 6 – 8 Reasons Why Your Workout is Failing You

(This is part 6 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful health and fitness tips over the holiday season) Correction. The appropriate title for this post should be “why you’re failing your workout” and not “why your workout is failing you”. It’s human nature to blame or point the finger at […]

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12 Days of Fitness 2018: Day 5 – 21 Ways to Combat Emotional Eating

December 15, 2018 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2018: Day 5 – 21 Ways to Combat Emotional Eating

(This is part 5 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful health and fitness tips over the holiday season) Emotional eating is a term for eating as a way to deal with stress by consuming excess food, alcohol, drugs, or other addictive agents.  It may be an unhealthy way of dealing […]

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