Monthly Archives: November 2010

Weight Training Rest Intervals
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How Much Time In-between Sets? As a member of the wrestling team, I can remember going to the weight room and  busting through the Nautilus machines at a break-neck pace with very little rest between sets.  I now know from … Continue reading

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Beginning a New Fitness Program – Part II
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Easing Into a New Routine Okay, now that you are motivated (Read Part I)… where do you start?       First, you need to realize that this is a marathon and not a sprint. People who lose weight quickly … Continue reading

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Beginning a New Fitness Program – Part I
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Finding the Motivation Several times I drove past the LA|Fitness center about 1/4-mile from my home.  I kept thinking, “Oh, those poor suckers in there killing themselves lifting weights and running on treadmills.”  What I failed to realize that I … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!
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  I hope everyone has a happy & healthy Thanksgiving!  Safe travels  and… Don’t Eat Too Much!!! More posts next week!

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Holiday Feast Second Helpings
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It Will Cost You “Everything comes with a price. Everything. Some things just cost more than others.”                                                                                                             — Brom (The Child Thief) The holidays are a stressful time for those people trying to lose or maintain their weight.  There … Continue reading

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Push-Pull Workouts – Part III
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Squats & Lunges This is the third part of a three-part series on Push-Pull workout routines.  Please read Part I and Part II. I’ll be upfront and honest, I am not a fan of leg workouts.  I’m not sure anyone … Continue reading

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ACE Personal Trainer Certification
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Back in June of 2010 when I started seeing some pretty awesome results of adopting a healthy lifestyle that included resistance training, cardiovascular training and proper nutrition, I started thinking about helping others achieve those same goals.  Tom Cahalan, a good friend … Continue reading

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Push-Pull Workouts – Part II
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Check out Part II of my Push-Pull workout routine. This post features a sample “pull” routine that targets back and biceps on a two-day split routine with 72-hours rest for each muscle group. Continue reading

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