Monthly Archives: December 2010

Cardio, Calories and Fat Burning
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Is Your Personal Trainer Current with the Latest Fitness Info? Okay, in the spirit of full disclosure, I’m writing this blog post as a result of a conversation I heard  today between another trainer and their client. The trainer is a … Continue reading

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P90X: Is it right for you?
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A personal trainer or workout buddy does so much more than a talking head on a DVD. They will motivate you by telling you to go for one more rep. They’ll help correct your form to maximize results and help you minimize your risk of injury. They’ll “high five” you when you reach a new goal or complete a hard workout. They’ll call you and make you get your butt to the gym when you’re feeling lazy and uninspired. P90X can’t do that. Continue reading

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Slow Down Your Reps for Better Results
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Phases: Concentric Vs. Eccentric I see it every day.  People come into the the gym and try to set speed records lifting low amounts of weight.  They wonder why they aren’t making any progress towards their goals of losing weight … Continue reading

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Happy Nine Months of Labor
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Giving Birth to Better Health Yes, it’s cheesy.  But I’ve spent the last nine months laboring through six workouts a week to get healthy.  I feel like I’ve been reborn. If you think that nine to twelve months seems too … Continue reading

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Lack-of-Time is a Lame Excuse
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My Biggest Take-Away from The Biggest Loser Finale While I was watching the amazing transformations during the final episode of The Biggest Loserlast night, I was struck by something that one contestant, Burgandy, said.  It kept playing over and over … Continue reading

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Home Excercise Equipment Basics
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Just a few inexpensive items and you’re ready for great home workouts! Recently, I’ve had several friends email or call me, asking how they can get started working out without joining a gym or buying expensive exercise equipment.  Personally, I … Continue reading

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Making SMART New Year’s Resolutions – Updated 12/2012
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“I’m going to lose weight!” is just not good enough! How to become one of the 11% that succeeds in keeping their New Year’s Resolution! It’s that time of the year.  The New Year is just a few weeks away … Continue reading

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T-shirt Says It Best
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Motivation Comes from Strange Places So… this morning I was cooling down after my workout and was trying to come up with a topic for today’s blog post.   When all of the sudden… BAM!  It was right there in front … Continue reading

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