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5 Ways To Get More Comfortable With Exercise

The first time I entered a gym, I was intimidated, nervous and not comfortable. At all. I was 6 ft 2, 130 pounds soaking wet and surrounded by huge dudes lifting huge weights. And here’s me, who knew bugger all … Read More

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Fight The Forward Head

There is a silent epidemic bought on by the technological age. It’s forward head posture. Forward head posture (or ihunch) is the combination of slouched-forward shoulders and rounded upper back that’s a result of modern-day living and working conditions. Looking down at … Read More

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6 Ways To Make Fitness Stick

People need to reach rock bottom to realize something has to change.   And rock bottom could look something like A heart attack Being extremely overweight and not being able to get up off the floor Drug addiction Chronic pain … Read More

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There’s A Difference Between Health And Fitness

You (and me) often judge a person’s health and level of fitness on their appearance. If you’re a guy, you may compare your muscular/physical appearance to whom you’ve caught a glimpse of.  It’s second nature for a man to size … Read More

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Habits

At times your focus is everywhere (especially around the holidays) except on yourself. And you tend to let your good habits slip away a little bit. Having an extra serving of fries, an extra drink at the bar and totally … Read More

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5 Simple Ways To Improve Your Health

Obesity rates are rising every year. According to World Population Review there are 2.1 billion people (70 million in the US) who classify as obese and 3 million people a year die of obesity related diseases. Furthermore, 30.3 million Americans … Read More

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Client Spotlight- Consistency

Note- Her name is changed to protect her identity. You could have the best training program in the world, hire the best coaches or you could throw a bunch of money at your health but none of this matters if … Read More

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Strength Training for Arthritis 101

Note- These is general advice on exercising with arthritis. It doesn’t attempt to differentiate between the different types of arthritis and the pain it causes. If you’ve never strength trained before, please consult your doctor. Our bones (and bodies) are … Read More

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To Get Fit Show This….

For the longest time, I treated my body like a garbage can. Excesses of booze, late nights, fried foods and other illicit substances were common place. The only thing I cared about was having a great time, getting wasted and … Read More

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10 exercises to reduce knee pain

Pain sucks but knee pain is a special kind of suck. You move they hurt. You do nothing they hurt. You go to the gym to train, they hurt. When you have knee pain there is nothing to escape it … Read More

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