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It’s easy to get stuck from time to time. It may be the daily grind at work, commuter traffic as you come home or the same old, same old for dinner that you always have on hand. We all get ‘stuck’ in our lifestyle from time to time. But, we remain stuck because we don’t…

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I don’t think it is a secret to anyone that the incidence of heart disease, diabetes, and cancer is higher than it has ever been and continues to rise. I hope at this point we can all agree that our diet and lifestyle directly correlate to these statistics. In the early 1980’s, about one in…

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Over the years as both a fitness enthusiast and fitness coach I’ve learned many valuable lessons to help my clients lose weight, feel great, and ultimately be the best version of themselves. However, I think one lesson – one I rarely talk about in the way I will today – stands above all the rest……

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We have all been told and made to believe that the more you workout the better results you will get, right? What if I told you that you need to rest and recover as much as you workout to optimize your training, nutrition, and therefore your results…  Exercise of any type or duration requires you…

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BE IN THE TOP 9%! There’s a reason why celebrities and other highly successful people use coaches and trainers: IT WORKS. And that is why so many people are turning to personal trainers to help them move from mediocre to excellence in their pursuit of health, fitness and weight loss. More than 91% of people…

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Metabolic Syndrome: Danger Ahead We’re talking about metabolic syndrome today. You’ve probably heard of this condition, but you may not completely understand what it is. The best way to think about metabolic syndrome is as an advanced warning system. We can compare it to the lights and warning sounds of a railroad crossing. When you…

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You Become What You Think About Have you ever heard the saying, “You reap what you sow?” Well, there is more to that saying than what you might think it means for agriculture. It seems as though the human mind can be compared to a plot of fertile land, merely reaping what has been planted…

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A January 2009 study published in the American Heart Journal found that nearly three out of four patients hospitalized for a heart attack had total cholesterol levels in the “normal” range of 200 or less.  Some of them were taking statins to lower their cholesterol, and some of them had naturally low cholesterol.  Basically, the…

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How to Succeed with Your New Year’s Resolutions As we approach the middle of the second month of the year, I want to address the issue of FAILED New Year’s Resolutions. It’s about this time most people give up. Actually, according to statistics compiled by a “big box” gym, the most drastic drop off in…

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New Years Resolutions – How are they going in the first three weeks? The tradition of setting New Years Resolutions dates back thousands of years.  It started more than 4,000 years ago with the ancient Babylonians celebrating the New Year not in January, but in March, when the spring harvest came.  Centuries later, the ancient…

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