• Best Kept Personal Trainer Secrets

    Personal trainers seem to have many “secrets” to help their clients lose weight, get in shape, prepare for an upcoming season or attain whatever fitness goals the client may set for themselves. These trainers earned their certifications through studying and hard work, so it’s no surprise they seem to have an edge when it comes […]

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  • How to Use Social Media to Get Fitter, Leaner and Stronger!

    Make 2012 the year you take multitasking to a whole new level. Think about it: You check your friend’s Facebook status while sending out emails to your staff; you feed your growing babies while texting your spouse to pick up dinner on the way home. So, why not put this useful and already applicable skill, […]

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  • Enjoy the Holidays without Weight Gain

    The temptations are everywhere. Sweet treats in the break room, office parties, and gatherings with friends and family. It is no wonder we feel a little heavier going into the New Year. The good news is that for most of us the weight gain is minimal. On average we will only add about a pound […]

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  • “Feel The Burn – Exercise Your Thighs”

    Your thighs can tell a story about your overall health. Most body fat accumulates around the midsection, putting the internal organs and heart in jeopardy. The thighs are also good fat storage areas. These muscles are big, leaving plenty of room for fat. The good news is, these areas are easy to target, because so […]

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  • Should You Work out While Sick?

    Exercise has been shown to boost the immune system. But what if you get sick? Should you continue your workout routine or take a break? The general rule is for mild colds, i.e. a head cold with the sniffles, it is okay to exercise as long as you don’t overdo it. For more severe colds […]

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  • Don’t Neglect Your Hamstrings

    Your hamstrings are only as good as your flexibility allows them to be. How flexible are yours? As one of the biggest muscle groups in your body, and located along the back of your legs, hamstrings work with your spine to allow you to run, jump, and climb at your best. Your personal trainer has […]

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  • Working Out For A Better Chest

    Working out for a better chest means working out for a bigger, stronger chest. Whether you play sports, want to increase your bench press max or simply want to look better, there are numerous benefits for a better, stronger chest. Sport benefits. All types of throwing motions, a tennis serve, pushing off in football and […]

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  • Exercises for the Glutes

    Your bottom isn’t just for sitting or helping you look great in your favorite jeans. Your glutes, known formerly as the gluteus maximus, are also responsible for keeping the lower half of the body in alignment. Particularly if you play tennis or are a runner or walker strong glutes are important for proper form. If […]

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  • Snacking – Good or Bad

    Snacking may be America’s favorite pastime. Any excuse to snack will work for America: the big game, extra calories before or after a workout, boredom. When the question is asked, “Is snacking good or bad?”, the answer depends on the type of snacking and the foods being consumed. Snacking is not necessarily a bad thing. […]

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  • Busy College Students Need Fitness Too

    Beverly Daniel Tatum, Ph.D., President of Spelman College announced recently that the Atlanta based women’s college was expanding their athletics program, which had served comparatively few, into a fitness program serving the entire student body. Health surveys showed students experienced obesity, high blood pressure and diabetes at alarming rates. In fact, almost half the student […]

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