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The Rumors Aren’t True

The Rumors Aren’t True

I’ve got to warn you. There are false rumors going around about strength training. The truth is that strength training is one of the absolute best things you can do for your health and appearance. If you’ve fallen for these 5 myths then you’re missing out on tremendous potential results. Myth #1 Muscle Turns Into Fat Why would anyone want to build muscle if it could morph into fat after a span of disuse? Rest assured that this is a myth of the highest order. Muscle tissue is muscle tissue. Fat tissue is fat tissue. One will never become the

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Your Flat Abs Plan

Your Flat Abs Plan

One of the most frequent questions that I’m asked is, “How can I get great abs?” You may have pondered this question at some time or another. Many people are frustrated by their stomachs, to the point of giving up after doing dozens of crunches with zero improvement. It’s time to forget everything you’ve heard about how to sculpt your abs. Quite simply, crunches alone won’t give you a six pack. Doing crunches with the hope that it will transform your abs from flabby to muscular is to believe in one of the most widely held fitness myths. I’m talking

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Stressed? Time to Sweat It (Out)

Stressed? Time to Sweat It (Out)

Feeling stressed? You’re not alone. Stress is an inevitable part of our modern existence. Whether you’re the CEO of a large company, a Kindergarten teacher or a construction worker, you have stress to deal with. We all have bills to pay, relationships to maintain and challenges to get through. But you don’t have to let it get the best of you. How can you turn your stress-filled life on its head? With one of the best weapons against stress: exercise. When stress is getting you down, you need something to kick you out of your funk. You need something that

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Get A Better Booty

Get A Better Booty

Here’s the blog that you’ve been waiting for – everything you need to know to shape up your booty for bikini season. Keep reading for the essential exercises that target your glutes to give it the shape and tone you’ve been wanting. Better Booty Exercise #1: Hip Lift A great exercise to work your glutes is the hip lift. To do this exercise, lie on the floor with your back flat, knees bent, and feet resting on the ground. While keeping your arms at your sides on the floor, lift your bottom and lower back off of the floor. Hold for

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Why you gained instead of lost, in the gym

Why you gained instead of lost, in the gym

You head to the gym because you know that exercise burns calories and helps you to shed extra kilos. Knowing this, you may think that losing weight should be easy with enough exercise. However the truth is that if you aren't accustomed to exercising and are out of shape, beginning an exercise program may actually lead to an initial increase in your weight. This fact, however, shouldn't stop you from exercising, as you’ll eventually turn the weight corner and start losing. What is it about exercise that may cause some people to gain instead of lose weight? Muscle: One of the

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Yes, it’s happening

Yes, it’s happening

It happens to everyone. That moment when you realize that it’s time to do something about your weight. It may happen when you’re looking in the mirror or standing on the scale. Your first thought is to go on a ‘diet’ but as quickly as that enters your mind the ghosts of a hundred diets past return…along with all the frustration. Then you wonder, why bother? The weight will come back, as it always has. Then you’ll be back in front of the mirror as discouraged as ever. The answer is not to go on another diet. The answer is

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This is motivating...

This is motivating…

A dose of motivation will change your life almost overnight. The best part of my job is seeing clients achieve amazing results. Whether they drop a few sizes, lose the baby weight, get off their blood pressure meds, or shrink their waist, the excitement is always contagious. There really isn’t a clear way to describe the euphoria that settles in once you’ve realized your fitness goal. You have to experience it. Though each successful client is unique with different goals, one element unites them. They are all highly motivated. You see, I am in a unique position. I know how

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Is Being Fit Even Worth It? (Fit Life vs Flab Life)

Is Being Fit Even Worth It? (Fit Life vs Flab Life)

There’s a perfectly sane explanation as to why most people say they want to be fit, and yet only a very small percentage actually are fit. Most of us, instead, are firmly cemented in the Flab Life rather than the Fit Life. Why is this? Because the Fit Life is hard. Want to know just how hard it is to lose the flab due to full immersion into the Fit Life? Here’s a glimpse into the Habits of Being Fit: Fit Habit#1: Exercise Daily The truly fit among us choose to hit the gym instead of getting extra sleep, watching TV

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5 Reasons You Aren’t Losing Belly Fat

5 Reasons You Aren’t Losing Belly Fat

When you set out to live a healthier, better life, part of your goal was to shed that belly fat that has plagued you all these years. However, try as you may, it sticks around like a bad habit. While extra belly fat is a deterrent to your self-confidence, it comes with an array of serious health dangers as well. From increased risk for cancer to heart disease to diabetes, unwanted belly bulge puts your life at risk every day. If you’ve been struggling to kiss it goodbye, it may be for one of these five reasons. Reason #1: Your

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4 Ways To Increase Flexibility

4 Ways To Increase Flexibility

You eat the right foods, drink the right drinks, and exercise regularly. In other words, you’re strong and healthy. There is only one hole in your overall good health. You’re as flexible as a piece of plywood. But there’s good news! You don’t have to stay inflexible your entire life. With the right steps, you can improve your flexibility, which will make life that much better. Ready to get started building a more flexible you? Here’s how. Roll Before For many years, it was common practice to stretch before working out. In recent years, folks have ditched that advice for

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