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Are You Sabotaging Your Diet?

December 10, 2015

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Are You Sabotaging Your Diet?

Holidays aside, are you also sabotaging your “diet” (I mean more how you are managing clean eating) efforts with the following mistakes? Weekend Cheats. A weekend of gluttony can set you up for overeating and under exercising during the week, which can hinder weight loss efforts.  It’s really best to […]

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Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21)

November 19, 2015

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Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21)

Personality Traits:  You are an adventurer, philosopher, optimistic, outgoing, and social.  Sagittarius are known for being excellent athletes – more Olympic champions have been born under this sign than any other sign.  You also like feeling connected to your body, mind and spirit. Fitness Program:  Because of your outgoing personality, […]

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What’s YOUR Number Workout

November 5, 2015

Blog, Exercise

Want a fun, quick workout to do?  Using your telephone number (cell, home, work), do the exercises that correspond to your phone numbers.  If you have a number that repeats itself a few times (I have three “1s”), feel free to substitute a different exercise in its place.  Since these […]

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What is Metabolic Conditioning and How Do I Do It?

October 22, 2015

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What is Metabolic Conditioning and How Do I Do It?

Metabolic conditioning (MetCon) is a method of training, or type of workout, designed to provide a high calorie burn during and after your workout.  These are typically vigorous, high intensity circuit-type workouts that often involve challenging total body, compound (multi-joint) exercises and very short recovery intervals.  P90X, Insanity and CrossFit are examples of programs known for fast-paced cardio […]

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50 Tips for Reaching Your Fitness or Weight Loss Goals

October 8, 2015

Blog, Diet

50 Tips for Reaching Your Fitness or Weight Loss Goals

Yeah, yeah, yeah; we’ve heard these all before.  But sometimes a little reminder is just what we need to get back on track and be mindful of our goals.  Here are 50 quick and easy tips for getting back on track.  Stay strong! Mix up your routine to avoid weight-loss […]

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Fuel for the Body Pre and Post Workout

September 24, 2015

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Fuel for the Body Pre and Post Workout

We know our bodies are like engines:  both need fuel to run.  In our case, fuel means protein and carbohydrates but how much depends upon when you workout, the type of workout you plan to do, intensity and how long you will be exercising.  Let’s see if I can provide […]

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Virgo (August 24 – September 23)

September 10, 2015

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Virgo (August 24 – September 23)

Personality Traits:  You’re prone to worry and fret, often anxious, detail-oriented and you’re also extremely sensitive to stress.  You like to know why things happen to your body, and as part of your “maximum efficiency” nature, you are super focused on eating healthy for your body and soul.  Known to […]

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Hit More Muscles & Burn Calories

September 3, 2015

Blog, Exercise

When I’m training clients, I rely heavily on multi-joint movements that target multiple muscles while challenging balance and core stability.  Not only is it more functional – do you really only move a bicep or curl one leg during a day without using other muscles? – but by utilizing more […]

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It’s in the Stars: Leo (July 24 – Aug 23)

July 30, 2015

Blog, General Health Info

It’s in the Stars:  Leo (July 24 – Aug 23)

Personality Traits:  Leos are known for being dominant and enjoying being the life of the party.  You love fun, joy, and playfulness.  You’re happiest in a social setting and love music.  A fire sign, Leo is known to be happy and warmhearted. Fitness Program:  Any team sport where you can […]

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Tweaking Not Twerking

July 9, 2015

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Tweaking Not Twerking

We are at the mid-point in the year and maybe you are looking to change things up with your exercise routine.  Follow these simple tweaks to help you break through any plateaus, jump start some weight loss and get your metabolism going so you continue to burn calories for a […]

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