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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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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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Complex Carbs Explained

High Fiber Complex Carbs The high fiber complex carbs are a group of complex carbohydrates. High fiber complex carbs are usually present in plants. Their chemical structure makes them indigestible by humans. Humans lack the enzymes that help break down … Continue reading

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Protein Explained

A lot of new clients and gym goers struggle to understand the food & eating portion of getting healthy and fit. I’ve laid out some common proteins and what they contain. Protein should make up about 30-35% of your diet … Continue reading

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How To Motivate Yourself Into an Exercise Routine

If getting active and staying healthy were easy, everyone would do it…but we don’t. We come home after a long day of sitting in a chair to de-stress by sitting in another chair, unable to summon the energy to take … Continue reading

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