Fitness Tip of the Day

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Fitness Tip of the Day #25

Fitness Tip of the Day: Get mentally tough to get physical results. When it comes to any fitness program designed to achieve a fitness goal (i.e., lose weight, decrease inches, or even gain muscle) things rarely go as planned.  Unexpected challenges and obstacles get in the way of your … [Read More...]

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Fitness Tip of the Day #24

Fitness Tip of the Day: The only person that matters in your fitness journey is ... YOU! All human beings (to some degree) are competitive in nature.  According to Charles Darwin's Evolutionary Theory, all of our actions reinforce the premise of "survival of the fittest" (that the "fit" rather … [Read More...]

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The Art of Napping … for Better Workouts

Are you getting enough sleep each night? If not, you might want to consider napping for a few minutes to improve your effectiveness and productivity during the day (especially if you are planning on working out)! Although experts recommend seven to nine hours of sleep per night, only 59 percent are … [Read More...]

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Get Ready for Summer – Free TRX Workout

It's that time again ... SUMMER! This is the season for short shorts, tank tops and showing off that awesome body as you soak up some glorious sun. OH NO! Your body isn't quite "ready" for summer? Did the holidays bring in too many extra calories and was it hard getting back into your regular … [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...]

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Planes and Axes of Movement … for Dummies

Regardless of how "nerdy" you may consider yourself, talking about planes and axes of movement can make your brain twist into a thousand knots!  The concepts and the terminology are incredibly confusing and are sometimes backward from what you might expect. Attempting to categorize and explain the … [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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Good to GREAT! … for Personal Trainers

"Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don't" is a bestselling business management book by James C. Collins that outlines that factors that help companies transition from being good to exceptional in how they run and operate. These principles can also be used as guidelines … [Read More...]