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The Ideal Body Weight?

Our personal trainers can help you with a program to reach your ideal body weight.

Many people desire an ideal body weight and may become strict about working out just to achieve the body shape they have been dreaming of. For some, weight loss may not be as difficult as maintaining their desired weight. Diet and Cheat Days Some people diet excessively in order to metabolize the fats present in…

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Exercise Machines: The Pros and Cons

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When it comes to exercise, some people like to go to the gym to use exercise machines. Those that choose the gym are often faced with the decision of choosing free weights or exercises on a machine. There are pros and cons of which exercises to do depending on your fitness goals. Free Weights and…

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All Your Keto Diet Questions Answered

What seems like a long time ago, I teased everyone in the newsletter that I was going to have an interview with Esther Hansen, RDN, about the keto diet. Well, it’s been a while since I stated that, so I apologize.  In any event, I chatted with Esther on the phone about the keto diet,…

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This Is What Success Looks Like

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When I first started as a personal trainer in 2003, I readily admit I had no clue what I was doing. Sure, I was freshly certified and ready to conquer the world. I had been working out since I was a freshman in high school. I did really well for myself, so I figured I…

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Increasing Your Metabolism In Your 40s

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Remember your metabolism in your twenties? Do you remember how much energy you had and how it seemed like you could eat anything because of your very high metabolic rate? Do you remember how easy it was to be in better shape and how you could lose weight a little quicker than those of us that…

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Fad Diets Are Ridiculous

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I’m sure some of you remember the old Johnny Carson skit of Carnac the Magnificent.  Ed McMahon threw out three random words and Carnac would hold up an envelope, touch his head with the envelope and come up with a unifying question that tied all three together with some obvious humor to it. I can…

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Why You Should Do Tabata Training

Tabata Training

Tabata training, also known as the Tabata protocol, is a type of high intensity, fast and furious form of interval training. Interval training is defined as a high intensity exercise routine broken up by timed breaks. An example of a Tabata program can be a set of sprints followed by a timed break followed by…

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Eat A Taco…Lose Weight!

This is a blog that I wrote about four or five years ago. Taco Bell had come up with a silly diet plan to lose weight by eating their food. Of course, it failed miserably. This blog is an oldie but a goodie. Enjoy! I have been itching to write this blog for three weeks…

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Does Skipping Meals Help With Weight Loss?

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There are two entirely different and conflicting schools of thought when it comes to the pros and cons of skipping meals in order to achieve weight loss. Some experts are strongly opposed to it, instead recommending that people eat frequent, small meals — at least every two to three hours throughout the day. Others recommend…

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How to Lose Weight: Balancing Diet & Exercise

Learning how to lose weight and where to begin can be difficult. Do you focus on your diet, or start exercising? The truth is to how to lose weight is a balanced approach to weight loss is the best program. Modifying your diet while also making sure you’re engaging in a well-rounded exercise program, which…

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