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The Almighty Stretch

  Stretching is easy to forget.   That’s because the results are not as visible as a HIIT workout, a long run or weight-lifting.    But the truth is, stretching is equally important as your workout.    Stretching can benefit the body in many ways.  it can: Help improve joint range of motion  Decrease the…

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Your Healthy Grill

  Summer time grilling is one of the most popular pastimes.   Outdoor cookouts are a great opportunity to relax and visit with friends and family.   But, did you know that the average barbecue meal exceeds 1,800 calories?  For many people, that’s almost an entire day’s worth of calories — in one meal!   …

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7 Effective Life Hacks to Create a New Habit

  If you are my client, I think about you… a lot.     I think about who you are and the lifestyle you live.     I think about the daily habits you might follow and how they affect you — both positively and negatively.   For example:   Do you eat the same…

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Sleep and Recovery

  Recovery is crucial to maintaining and improving your physical performance and preventing injury at all levels of fitness training.   Short-term recovery could encompass several different activities.  It could be a low-intensity cool-down phase after a tough workout.   Or, it could mean an entire “rest day” where the only activities might include walking,…

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How to Overcome Excuses

  People who don’t work out always have a reason why.  But except for a very few people who truly cannot exercise, these reasons are thin excuses.   Working out is hard.  It takes time, energy and sometimes gut-wrenching motivation and will power.  Some days it is easy, but many days it is not.  Fit…

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What To Do When You Don’t Feel Like It

  Some days you just feel great and can hardly wait to get to your workout.  You have lots of energy, lots of motivation and you really burn up the calories.   Being physically fit is easy on those days; you do not struggle at all with making yourself exercise.   But there are some…

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How to Get Out of Bed for a Morning Workout

For many people, one of the toughest things about starting a new fitness program is finding the time to do the workouts.  With schedules already filled to capacity, adding yet another activity can seem impossible.     That is why many people choose to do their workouts in the morning.   There are many advantages…

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