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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Fitness Insight Podcast | Internet Marketing & Social Media

Internet Marketing & Social Media It's summer and this is traditionally a "down time" for most fitness clubs, personal trainers and specialty fitness studios. The months between May and September are where fitness businesses start to tighten their belts and need to find ways to get creative … [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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Barbell Workouts (for Dummies)

Barbell workouts should be in everyone's "bag of tricks" at the gym. Most people gravitate to the dumbbell rack or make the rounds to all the different pieces of selectorized equipment but barbell equipment is easily the most under-utilized property on the workout floor. Barbell workouts are … [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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Things I Never Learned in My Personal Training Course

So ... you want to be a personal trainer? That's AMAZING! But before you venture down the path to becoming a certified personal trainer, and signing up for a personal training certification course, you probably want to know what you're going to get for the hard-earned money you pay ... and what you … [Read More...]