Why Can’t I Loose Weight? part 1

Why Can’t I loose Weight is a question that I often get from potential clients. Unfortunately it is not often a simple question to answer. There are a myriad of things that can foul the body’s metabolism. Here we will look into the major ones […]

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Choosing the RIGHT Personal Trainer

Choosing the right personal trainer for you can be a difficult task. In your average city there are a myriad of options. Most of them will be a waste of your money. As a personal trainer, I hate to admit this but it is true. […]

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Metabolic Syndrome in high school and college football players?

A recent study in the June issue of The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research showed that 11% of the tested 123 high school and college football players qualified as having metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome is a disease that is comprised of a number of […]

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Understanding the Calorie

Essentially, a calorie is no more than a measurement of energy in the form of heat. From Wikipedia: “The calorie is a pre-SI metric unit of energy. It was first defined by Nicolas Clément in 1824 as a unit of heat, entering French and English […]

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7 Tips For Dietary Success

There are a lot of tips for diet success, here I will discuss the ones that I think are most important. 1. Chose a diet for better health. If weight loss is appropriate for your body, it will result from a healthy diet and lifestyle. […]

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Should Shock Training Be a Part of Your Program?

What is shock training and should it be a part of you workout program? A shock exercise is an exercise that has a fast deceleration phase from the eccentric contraction (lowering) and concentric contraction (raising).  Plyometrics are an example of reactive work, and are specifically […]

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Lose 30 Pounds in 30 Days- without supplements, surgery or drugs

Lose 30 Pounds in 30 Days- I will preface this article by saying that you must have 30 pounds of fat to lose to accomplish this. There are a lot get fit quick pitches and products out there, most of them are a far cry […]

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Is my kid too young to start working out?

Is my kid too young to start working out? In short, no. The typical reason for advising against lifting for children is that the forces are too high and that it will damage their growth plates and stunt their growth. This is unfounded and there […]

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Agave Nectar-paving the way for weight loss?

Agave Nectar-paving the way for weight loss? I flipped the tv on today while cooling down from a little work outside and the Dr. Oz show was on. I have never actually watched the show before. As it is bikini season (at least it is […]

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Is Sea Salt Really that Special?

There is a lot of hype out there about sea salt right now. Some of it is true and some of it is not. The truth is that you typical white sea salt is really no better than your traditional white table salt. In fact, […]

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