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Men… Losing Strength? This Hormone Can Help

Men… Losing Strength? This Hormone Can Help

Men… Losing Strength? This Hormone Can Help Yes, we’re talking testosterone. That muscle-building hormone. But I’m not going to recommend that you take any anabolic steroid hormones or anything like that. I am going to give you two solid tips on how you can boost your testosterone levels naturally with […]

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December Cardio Challenge

December 4, 2014

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December Cardio Challenge

Wow! It’s December and I don’t know where the time has gone. With winter starting to settle in, it will be challenging to continue your outdoor workouts. If you have access to equipment indoors, you might want to consider using machines to help you get in your cardio workouts. This […]

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November Cardio Challenge

November 6, 2014

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November Cardio Challenge

This is where the rubber meets the road, so to speak. I consider Halloween to be the kick-off event for the holiday season. It gets us started down the path of over-indulging which can undo all the hard work you’ve done in the past 10 months. Try to limit “treats” […]

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October Cardio Challenge

October 2, 2014

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October Cardio Challenge

For this month, let’s try adding some intensity to your interval training.  By now, you should be doing these twice a week for about 30 minutes.  Try the following challenge which increases your work period while decreasing your rest time through four cycles or work-rest. After a 5 minute warm-up […]

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September Cardio Challenge

September 4, 2014

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September Cardio Challenge

Keeping the interval training at twice a week, try to increase the rest of your cardio to 150-180 minutes per week.  Do try to change up what you are doing:  walking/jogging, bike riding or swimming.  If you haven’t tried a pool for exercise, it’s time to start.  You don’t have […]

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August Cardio Challenge

August 7, 2014

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August Cardio Challenge

So, how are you doing?  Making any progress?  Would love it if you would drop me a line to let me know how this is working for you and if you have any questions. For August, hold steady with the cardio.  Even if you are on vacation, you should still […]

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July Cardio Challenge

July 3, 2014

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July Cardio Challenge

It’s time to increase the duration or frequency of your workouts. You want to shoot for about 150 minutes total of moderate to intense aerobic activity every week. Keep your interval workouts to no more than 3 per week and add another long cardio session (these are NOT strolls). Have […]

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June Cardio Challenge

June 5, 2014

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June Cardio Challenge

Continue your routine from May – including the 45 minute steady-pace walk once per week (walk at a good pace and don’t stroll).  Experiment with doing longer intervals of fast walking while keeping your rest period the same or even shorten it.  For example, make your “work” interval (i.e. when […]

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Have You Hit A Plateau?

May 23, 2014

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Have You Hit A Plateau?

You’ve been following the advice in my blog and exercising regularly (including strength training) and watching your diet.  However, you have found that you aren’t losing and you’ve stopped making any strength gains.   Don’t worry; you have just hit a plateau and your body is telling you it’s time for […]

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How To Choose The Right Dumbbell

May 8, 2014

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How To Choose The Right Dumbbell

You have been doing the cardio challenge and are ready to incorporate strength training into your routine.  Or, maybe you have been using weights for a while but aren’t sure if you are using the right ones.  How do you know how much weight to use?  There are different sizes/weights […]

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