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What the Heck is the Afterburn, Anyway?

What the Heck is the Afterburn, Anyway?

You may have heard us mention this mysterious medical phenomenon before. We talk about it during our training sessions and we mention it on our website. But what does it really mean? What is this coveted Afterburn Effect and why is it so powerful? Alright everyone, to really answer your question we’re going to have to get all science-y up in here but don’t worry, it will only be for a minute. It’s less fun/more boring name is Excess Post-Exercise Oxygen Consumption, but that doesn’t make a great marketing slogan (Lose More Weight in Less Time with Our Excess Post-Exercise

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How Can ForeverStrong Get You Such Incredible Results?

How Can ForeverStrong Get You Such Incredible Results?

  There are dozens of systems that allow ForeverStrong to produce remarkable results for our clients. Everything from our workouts to our coaching and nutritional consultations— it’s so much more than any ordinary gym membership. But there’s one key element we work exceptionally hard to provide and it really makes all the difference between the big box gym and the ForeverStrong atmosphere. We call it Accountability and it’s something you really can’t find on your own. The kind of accountability we offer can’t exist without a group atmosphere and the support that comes from our training systems.   It’s true,

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7 Ways You Can Soothe Sore Muscles

7 Ways You Can Soothe Sore Muscles

Sore muscles are a beautiful thing. They’re the surest sign that you just had a great workout. They’re a badge of honor. They make a good night’s sleep even more satisfying. But they still hurt, so let’s look at 7 easy ways to soothe them. #1 – Stretch You already stretched after your workout? So? You could always stretch again. It’s good for you! Sure, stretching prevents workout injuries, but there’s a lot more to it than that. Any time you stretch, you’re giving your body better blood circulation, better posture, and a better chance of avoiding muscle injury. Also,

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Top 6 ways to build your booty

Top 6 ways to build your booty

A Post About The 6 Best Exercises For Your Booty by Brackenfell Personal Trainer & Weight Loss Expert Kevin Anderson   Here's the blog post that you've been waiting for – everything you need to know to shape up your booty in the shortest amount of time possible. Here are the 6 Best Exercises for Your Booty: BEST Booty Exercise #1: LUNGE An amazing exercise that targets the muscles of your butt, thighs, and hips is the lunge. Putting one foot out in front of the other, lower your body toward the ground, keeping your abdominals tight and your torso

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I've heard that excuse before...

I’ve heard that excuse before…

A Post About Stop Making Excuses And Start Getting Results by Brackenfell Personal Trainer & Weight Loss Expert Kevin Anderson Why aren't you at your goal weight today? It's not like you started your fitness journey yesterday...this has been a goal that you've been working towards for years. So why haven't you achieved it yet? Now listen really closely to all the reasons that are popping into your mind right now. Grab a pen and paper and jot them down. These reasons you're giving for failing to reach your goal are really very clever excuses. So clever that you convinced

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The muffin top myth

The muffin top myth

A Post About Why You Should Not Believe The Muffin Top Myth by Brackenfell Personal Trainer & Weight Loss Expert Kevin Anderson   If there's one thing that really bothers me, it's seeing people led astray by the Muffin Top Myth. These well-meaning folks devote time and effort under a faulty premise that gets them zero results. And I get fired up! I know that when you put your valuable time and energy into a fitness program, you deserve to see nothing less than amazing results. That's my commitment to all of my clients, and is something that I am

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How To Choose the Best Exercises for You

How To Choose the Best Exercises for You

A Post About Individual Exercise Selection by Brackenfell Personal Trainer & Weight Loss Expert Kevin Anderson   There are countless exercises that you can perform with all kinds of equipment.  The list is almost endless.  Hell, there are hundreds, maybe thousands if you consider variations, that you can do with just your bodyweight alone! So, how on Earth do you determine what is the best exercise for a given goal, and better yet, is it the best one for YOU? The truth is, you don’t.  Well, sort of… Let me try to make some sense of this so you’ve got

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The Benefits of Strength Training

The Benefits of Strength Training

A BIG LESSON POST ABOUT STRENGTH TRAINING BY BRACKENFELL PERSONAL TRAINER & WEIGHT LOSS EXPERT KEVIN ANDERSON   Strength Training is CRITICAL for Staying Strong, Slim & Sexy During the Entire Year.   Whether your passion is running, mountain biking, swimming, playing a game of tennis with a friend, or hitting the water for some canoeing, you still cannot neglect the strength training element of your workout routine.   No form of outdoor cardio exercise is going to be able to replace the unique benefits of strength training, so it’s something that you must make sure you maintain over the

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Metabolic Resistance Training

Metabolic Resistance Training

Discover the Fat Loss Secrets of MRT…   Have you been wasting your time with traditional exercise routines that produce little to no results? What if everything you’ve been told about exercise and fat loss were wrong? I’m not really sure how the trend started, but somewhere along the way we’ve been steered in the completely wrong direction for fat loss training. The fact is long (BORING) steady-state cardiovascular exercise (running, biking, elliptical trainers, etc.) is NOT an effective method for long-lasting FAT loss. Long duration cardio has been exposed as ineffective at best and dangerous at worst. In fact,

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Minimum Effective Load

Minimum Effective Load

“Discover How YOU Can See MORE RESULTS & Get MORE COMPLIMENTS on How You Look Doing LESS WORK and Spending LESS TIME in The Gym!” Meet My Good ‘Friend’ MEL…   I hate spending hours upon hours working out everyday!  Sounds kind of strange coming from a fitness expert, doesn’t it? Well, the truth is, I am a fitness expert, but I’m also a regular person who runs a popular personal training studio, enjoys personal time as well as being social, and doesn’t want his life to revolve around 2 hour workouts…  Make sense?  There is a common misunderstanding regarding

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