09
Dec
2010

HIIT Cardio – Cut Workout Time in Half and Get 3x the Benefit

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Doing cardio today?  What if I told you you can spend 1/2 the time and double the benefit?  You would absolutely do it, wouldn't you?  Activate your cardio workouts. If you've read my earlier posts, you know know how strongly I feel about strength training being the foundation for your fitness routine because a) you'll burn more calories per workout…

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08
Dec
2010

If You Could Change ONE Thing About Your Diet….

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1/2 cup oatmeal with enough water to soak the oats, microwave on high for 1 min 30 seconds.  Add 1/2 scoop to 1 full scoop (depending on your size, workout intensity and goals) and mix with 1/4 almond milk (or lowfat milk).  Stir.  Optional:  add 1/2 cup of your favorite high fiber cereal.  I'm a big fan of Kashi Go…

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07
Dec
2010

Yoga as PART of Your Workout Program

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What do you think about yoga? people ask me all the time.  It gives me a chuckle.  It's like asking, What about hiking?  Is that good for you? My sole purpose for this blog and for teaching fitness is to help people get the results they want as efficiently as possible.  Yoga has many benefits including increase of circulation and…

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06
Dec
2010

Spirituality of Fitness

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Do you ever ask yourself why you workout?  Do you find yourself feeling like you have to workout or you'll feel guilty?  Why do we torture ourselves?  I'm asking you to find your reason for doing.  Not what your specific goals are (ie. bodyfat % or weight loss) but actually why you do it. My reasons have changed over they years.  I…

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05
Dec
2010

STREAMLINED FITNESS – PRIORITIZING YOUR EXERCISES

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Please, get off the Elliptical Trainer. 'Tis the season for holiday parties and being social.  Inevitably, I'll meet someone at a party and it'll come up that I am a fitness trainer.  The person then becomes visibly uncomfortable, as if I am calculating body fat percentage as we speak.  They'll feel obligated to comment on the food they're eating (I…

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04
Dec
2010

WANT TO LOSE BELLY FAT? STRENGTH TRAIN!

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So, this blog thing is kinda cool.  I don't say anything different than I say to people when I'm working with them in the gym one-on-one.  But now I have a place to put it, where more people may access it.  It's inspired me in a whole different way.  I may be all over the place for awhile as I…

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02
Dec
2010

Launching Fitness Blog

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Okay, so today's the day.  December 2, 2010.  I have committed to having a conversation about fitness.  I am particularly interested in STREAMLINING FITNESS.  Most people I know want to be leaner, stronger, and more toned without spending hours a day in the gym.  Most people have lives outside of the gym, after all. I've been working out for almost…

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