Author Archives: Brian Koning

“Nice going, you fat a$$!”
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The brutal 24 hours that motivated me to start living healthy Part of my job as a personal trainer is to motivate and empathize.  That’s something I can genuinely do with most of my clients who struggle with their weight.  … Continue reading

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Explaining EPOC or After Burn
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This excess oxygen, what we refer to as EPOC or Excess Post-Exercise Oxygen Consumption, is used for recovery processes that bring the body back to steady or normal state. Continue reading

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2012 Get Fit Fitness Challenge
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Several FitCampers have asked when the next fitness challenge will begin because they like being motivated to reach their goal.  And, quite frankly, I need some extra motivation to reach my goal that I have set as I turn the … Continue reading

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FitNow Is On the Move
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Exciting Changes for FitNow & FitCamp! If you would have told me a little over a year ago that I’d have nearly 300 people come through FitCamp and have 50 clients attend FitCamp five days a week, I would have … Continue reading

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Running: How to Train Injury-Free
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Thanks to Jeff Galloway, I’m ready to run Well, it’s almost here… my “second”, well… actually my “first”, mini-marathon.  You see, last year I trained really hard (and incorrectly) as a novice runner for the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon in … Continue reading

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Metabolism-Boosting Foods
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It’s like throwing logs on the fire all day long As we age, most of us will see our metabolism slow down especially after age 40. So, the question becomes, “How do I boost my metabolism?” One way is to … Continue reading

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Metabolism Not Racing?
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You might need a better strategy Suppose you are a race car in the Indianapolis 500.  To win, you have to keep your car performing optimally the entire race.  You need to refuel at the right time and change your … Continue reading

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Metabolism-Boosting Chicken Recipe
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Here is a great metabolism-boosting recipe I found from EatingWell.com. Nearly all of the ingredients help to boost your metabolism. You have chicken breasts with a green chile cream sauce that was inspired by green mole’. Continue reading

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