Fitness Tip of the Day

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Fitness Tip of the Day #23

FITNESS TIP OF THE DAY: Accept yourself for who you are today ... and the person you are working towards becoming as you work towards your health and fitness goals. We are all familiar with the benefits of regular exercise and physical activity and their effects on self-esteem (positively … [Read More...]

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Fitness Motivation – The Power of Quotes

When it comes to anything fitness motivation is the key to long-term success, regardless of the goal. Some may argue that the exercise program is essential, or the diet and nutrition program, but I would beg to differ. Imagine taking a road trip across the country. Your body is the vehicle and the … [Read More...]

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Fitness Insight Podcast | Clients Dealing with Cancer

Clients Dealing with Cancer In this week's episode of Fitness Insight, Jamie Atlas (www.bonzabodies.com), Pharoah Kafele (www.puravidaclub.com) and Andrea Oh (www.todaysfitnesstrainer.com) take on one of the toughest topics to openly discuss ... cancer. In a fitness environment, where the goal is … [Read More...]

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The Waiting Game – Losing 20 Pounds or More

With the beginning of a new year, many of us take the courageous leap back on the weigh scale to face the reality of ... our actual weight. If the number staring back at us is much higher than we had hoped, it may lead us to a frenzy of thoughts surrounding losing 20 pounds or more in the next 12 … [Read More...]

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FIFA World Cup Workout for Soccer Players

With the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ under way in Brazil, the entire globe is getting into the spirit of the game of soccer (aka. football) and yelling “GOOOOAAAAALLLL!” at the top of their lungs as they cheer on their favorite teams! According to a worldwide survey conducted by FIFA (Fédération … [Read More...]

15 Minutes of Fitness - Cardio Program #01

15 Minutes of Fitness – Cardio Workout #1

Everything we do in a day in a collection of tasks that only take a few minutes to do.  For example, there are a lot of things you can get done in just 15 minutes, including: Listening (or singing) to three or four of your favorite songs Grilling a 1.5" thick steak on the barbeque Gift … [Read More...]

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Nutrition 101 – Protein

Regardless of whether you are a bonafide meat eater or vegan, we all need to include protein in our diet. This is because protein plays an essential role in the proper functioning of the body as they are the building blocks for life. Protein makes up about 16 percent of the human body and is part of … [Read More...]

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Nutrition 101 – The Basics

For some reason proper nutrition and eating a well-balanced diet seems to elude many of us. If we were all able to complete this simple task, the health of the western world would be in a much better position than it currently is, and the national health bill would be much less. All these … [Read More...]

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Fitness Industry Trends for 2015

The American College of Sports Medicine has recently released its annual Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends for 2015. The survey, now in its ninth year of release, looks at trends that emerge in the fitness industry and weeds out fads that are merely a "passing fancy". This year's list of the top 20 … [Read More...]

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Active Aging, Fitness and Exercise

If you're human, you are most likely concerned with living a long and healthy life.  It doesn't matter where you live, your gender, or how old you are now, you (at the very least) think about making smart lifestyle choices and living a good quality of life ... for a long time.  In a nutshell, we … [Read More...]