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Didn’t Your Mother Tell You to Eat Your Damn Vegetables? Here’s the REAL Reason Why

My diet used to be absolute piss poor. There is not the slightest chance I will try and throw a curtain over my pre-collegiate habits. After 90% of highschool days, religious rides to McDonalds or the deli for a mayo slathered hard roll sandwich. To even throw more fuel in the fire, that could be… Continue reading Didn’t Your Mother Tell You to Eat Your Damn Vegetables? Here’s the REAL Reason Why

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3 Ways to Protect Your Most Vulnerable Joint From Injury (#3 is my All-Time favorite)

What if I told you that stretching and mobility is not the best way to improve shoulder health; would you believe me? At the same time, neither is excessive strengthening or doing handstands every day. Since the shoulder can be so powerful, yet fragile, it goes a bit deeper than your usual strengthen-&-stretch routine in… Continue reading 3 Ways to Protect Your Most Vulnerable Joint From Injury (#3 is my All-Time favorite)

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Ramp Up Your Cardio Workouts with Torching Tabata Interval Training

When beginning or progressing an exercise program, the why driving your training can be boiled down to one or more of these elements; Decrease Body Fat / Lose Weight Increase Muscle Size or Tone Improve Physical Freedoms Feel Better every day Look More Sexy Naked Maybe it's one, or maybe it is all, but we are… Continue reading Ramp Up Your Cardio Workouts with Torching Tabata Interval Training

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Eccentric Training for Greater Muscular Gains and Overall Fitness; Move Slow, Get Strong

As Fast As You Can... Max Speed No Rest... As Many Rounds As Possible... No Rest Between Sets... Where is the Contrast? Training hard and getting down with the grit is important to challenge yourself in the face of discomfort. But is that the only way to do the work and improve your overall ability… Continue reading Eccentric Training for Greater Muscular Gains and Overall Fitness; Move Slow, Get Strong

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Learning is About Community and Creativity: Be Outside of the Box

If you don't already know, I love to Journal write Each day and night I dedicate some quality time to be alone with my journal. This is my own safe space that has helped me release and sift through negative emotions, personal growth, professional development, and a place to record thoughts and dreams. Some entries… Continue reading Learning is About Community and Creativity: Be Outside of the Box

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How to NOT Waste Your Time Exercising, But Still Get the Results You Want (Just 3-Steps)

I think everyone needs a coach. The most premier sport athletes in the world seek coaches to remain sharp at their craft, but also to remain as healthy as possible for the long haul. So what do I need a coach for if I can look it all up myself? Seeing, Doing, and Feeling movement is three… Continue reading How to NOT Waste Your Time Exercising, But Still Get the Results You Want (Just 3-Steps)

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Why is it So Hard to Lose Weight During the Winter? (Your Genetics are Guilty)

2018  is in full effect, and with that, the steam from starting your New Years Resolution goals are ready for another boost of motivation and vigor. By definition, a resolution is, "A FIRM DECISION TO DO OR NOT DO SOMETHING; THE ACTION OF SOLVING A PROBLEM, DISPUTE, OR CONTENTIOUS MATTER".  Eating healthier, starting to exercise,… Continue reading Why is it So Hard to Lose Weight During the Winter? (Your Genetics are Guilty)

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6 Questions Every Smart Should Trainer Know About Their Clients

Reps, sets, and exercises used to be the most important parts of a personal training routine...but the business of fitness is changing in a more empowering direction. Yes, knowing that 8-12 repetitions are an ideal range for muscular hypertrophy where the muscle is in a hot spot of stimulus between strength and endurance training is important.… Continue reading 6 Questions Every Smart Should Trainer Know About Their Clients

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“The Link Between Sugar & Cancer” An Article Summary

I was provided this article by a medical colleague of mine, and after glancing it over realized I needed to share this easy-to-digest information with all of you! Cancer affects many of our lives, directly or indirectly through loved ones, family or friends. But over the last few decades, research to treat and overcome this disease… Continue reading “The Link Between Sugar & Cancer” An Article Summary

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10 Ways to Stay Fit This Holiday Season (and Still Drink Some EggNog)

On average, the meal you and most Americans consume is a whopping 3,000 - 5,000 calories for a typical Thanksgiving/Holiday celebration. Yikes! That is the equivalent of; 8 Hours of Shoveling snow...yes, I said shoveling, not snow blowing 3-4 Hours of Running Continuously... Up Stairs... Non-Stop 6 Hours of Circuit Training, and a pretty dang tough… Continue reading 10 Ways to Stay Fit This Holiday Season (and Still Drink Some EggNog)