Tag Archives: Fitness

Trainers: Good or Bad?

So how the heck are you supposed to know if they are good or not? Are they a good Trainer if they have a good body? Not necessarily as that can be chalked up to great genetics. What about if … Continue reading

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Food: Good vs Evil

Food: Good vs Evil Recently, in response to a comment I made about the calories in fruit juice, a new client said to me that fruit juice is “evil.” I am a philosopher at heart. So “evil” means something quite … Continue reading

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Dear Women: Lift more!

Dear Women: Lift more! You may burn more calories during your 1-hour cardio class than you would lifting weights for an hour, but a study published in The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research found that women who did weight … Continue reading

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Prepping for Competition

Choosing A Show The first step in preparing for a show is to choose an organization and a division in which to compete. We’re assuming the second has been done, as this article is geared towards figure competitors. There are … Continue reading

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Girls can’t do that!

Girls can’t do that! I have been a personal trainer for a crazy amount of years. I started in a time when most women didn’t go to the gyms. They followed their videos in the comfort of their living rooms … Continue reading

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Vitamins & your food

Biotin A B vitamin that’s sometimes referred to as vitamin H or vitamin B7, biotin… Ensures that the body correctly metabolizes sugar and uses it for energy Is key for fat metabolism, specifically playing a role in the fats needed … Continue reading

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Flu-Fighting Foods

Flu-Fighting Foods Vitamin A Pumpkin, butternut squash, and other deep-hued orange produce provide beta-carotene, which is converted in the body to vitamin A. The squash is also packed with vitamin C. Zinc Zinc has been identified with healthy immune systems, … Continue reading

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