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Maintain Your Fitness Efforts.

November 9, 2023 by  
Filed under Exercises, Fitness, Health, Motivation, News, Weekly Column

They are the people that speak in passing, the trainers on site, and the people working out that have the same goals as you…to be fit in 2023. You are not alone, and you owe it to yourself to push through your challenges to make it to March by taking it one day at a time. Before you know it you’ll at the close of the year looking at on the progress you’ve made physically, mentally and spiritually by sticking to your journey.

Avoid Misusing Laxatives.

November 9, 2023 by  
Filed under Fitness, Health, News, Weekly Column, Weight Loss

You recognize your eating has been terrible, so you turn to the laxative “to clean yourself out”. If you aren’t careful that can easily become your go to after binge eating. Everyone that does this does not have an eating disorder, but it is still a terrible practice. If you are going to have a cheat day(s) pay for them in the gym instead of putting your body out of balance.

Three Strategies to Overcome a Plateau.

November 9, 2023 by  
Filed under Fitness, Health, News, Weekly Column

Moving past a plateau may only require a few slight modifications in your workout routine. If you have been doing heavy 4-6 reps, switch to moderate 12-15 reps for a couple of weeks. If you have been going solo, consider a boot camp. The camaraderie may be just the thing you need. You really don’t need wholesale changes in your routine, just a few changes here and there.

Three Indicators of Overtraining and How to Address Them.

November 9, 2023 by  
Filed under Fitness, Health, News, Weekly Column

You Are Becoming Negative About Exercise

This is the end result of over training.  You are dragging yourself out of the gym. You look in the mirror and see a flab-filled, under-nourished, pale body staring back at you and you begin to curse the gods of exercise. You did everything right – or so you thought.

Three Essential Post-Workout Steps for Optimal Fitness.

November 9, 2023 by  
Filed under Fitness, Health, News, Weekly Column

After resistance training, the body is in two distinct modes: replenishment of energy and replenishment of nutrients. Both are fueled by ingesting a protein and a carb source within sixty minutes of the completion of a workout. I often recommend a piece of lean poultry and fruit to clients. What’s really important here is it’s really not what you eat here, more so than when.

Learning Your Gym: Treadmill.

September 28, 2022 by  
Filed under Beginner, Exercises, Fitness, Health, News, Weekly Column

Granted there are things to keep in mind when deciding to use the treadmill for workout purposes. However, in many cases the treadmill is a great way to warm up before a workout, or cool down afterwards.

Gym Yesterday, Can’t Move Today.

Give yourself time and grace; as you love the skin you are in you will assist your body to getting back into a shape that works for you. I learned this lesson the hard way by overdoing it trying to microwave my process.

Love Yourself and Embrace Fitness.

Deciding that you should invest in fitness and health is not turning in your self love card. Acceptance is a part of self-love, but so it is improving and bettering oneself. It might feel like a betrayal, but it far from such.

A Stranger Can Lead You to Fitness.

April 10, 2022 by  
Filed under Beginner, Fitness, Health, Motivation, News, Weekly Column

Sometimes we need the stranger to help us get back to fitness. We don’t always need direct interaction; we just need a reminder that everyday is a change to begin again. It doesn’t matter how many times you have missed the mark on your fitness journey. It’s a journey, and we just have to get back on track.

Change Can Begin With a Walk.

April 10, 2022 by  
Filed under Beginner, Fitness, Health, News, Weekly Column

Furthermore, creating this consistency very well could be what you need to eventually return to the gym because you feel you are now in a place whereby you can maintain a consistent workout, so its not a waste of money. Whichever path you choose you owe it to yourself to feel your best and experience the best health possible.

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