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Why Good Sleep Can Lead To Better Fat-Loss And How To Get It

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My Client Sally (not her real name) walks into the gym with bags under her eyes. She looks tired, so I ask how she slept.   “Terrible,” she replies. “Why?” I ask. “I only slept a few hours last night. It took hours to fall asleep,” she laments. As she begins her workout, she can only do 2 pull-ups. Last week, …

The 4th of July Workout

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I sure do love the 4th of July. BBQ, sun, pool-time, and fireworks. To start your 4th off right, join us for a virtual workout of the day to celebrate American the beautiful. All you need is your body, a mat (optional), and a flight of stairs. The workouts consists of 2-12 minute AMRAPS (As Many As Pretty). This means …

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Black Coffee Can Boost Fat-Loss

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Who doesn’t love a good cup of joe? It seems like there is always a new article or view-point on coffee. It’s cancer-fighting one week and the next, it’s a prime suspect for alzheimer’s. The public opinion on java is as muddy as truck stop joe. My hope for this article is that it helps you feel better about your …

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How To Do Your First Pull-up

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Today’s article is from  an incredible fitness authority and in my humble opinion the best personal trainer in the area, Nicole Klingler (no bias whatsoever!) Take it away, Nicole! There is something empowering about doing your first pull-up. The feeling of struggling and ever so slowly inching your chin up and over the bar is awesome! My client Jenny recently …

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5 Fat-Loss Myths

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There are many weight loss myths out there. Unfortunately, many of them are not true. Here are five important untrue fat loss myths and the real truth about why they actually help you lose weight. 1. Avoid Carbs to Prevent Weight Gain Carbs get a bad reputation. Even though this myth has been disproven numerous times, it’s still widely dispersed …

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21 Days To A New You

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It seems like everyone and their dog is on a quick-fix diet. In my community, the most popular are The 21 Day Fix and Whole 30. These diets work. Everyone I’ve spoken with who has followed a diet like this and stuck close to the plan has lost weight. However, most people I’ve talked to report gaining the weight back and no longer …

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The No Shenanigans Workout Plan

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Everyone wants the magic formula for weight loss. As a fitness professional, I am asked about this constantly. My first thought is that there really isn’t a magic formula. My second thought is does in the magical world of Harry Potter even exercises? Even their sport of choice, quidditch, doesn’t really require any exercise. Right? So naturally, we must assume they have a …

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2 Free Bodyweight Workouts

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Life has gotten busy. I used to have a few hours day I could devote to exercise. I was doing long lifting workouts 4 days a week and a few long bike rides or runs.  Now, I only have a few hours per week. Apparently starting a gym while finishing your doctorate in physical therapy is time consuming. Who woulda’ …

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8 Workout Sabotuers And How To Avoid Them

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You know what it’s like to have a killer workout. You walk into the gym feeling unstoppable. The warm-up is effortless. First, you do your Back Squats. The weight goes up easily. The 90 seconds of rest you are taking feels like too long; you just want to get to your next set! You do Chin-ups and hit a new …

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Why Your Diet Shouldn’t Start On Monday

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My client Susan is on a diet and doing well. She is 10 days in and it’s a Wednesday. Susan’s following all my advice; she’s eating eggs with veggies for breakfast, having a big salad for lunch and changed dinner to include mostly lean meats, vegetables and the occasional sweet potato. Susan is out to dinner with her husband Steve. …