December, 2014

Benefits of Group Personal Training

Benefits of Group Personal Training

Personal training is a great way to work towards exercise goals and lead a healthier life.  When working with a qualified personal trainer, you (the client) have a motivator, exercise professional, and an educated individual all in one.  One new trend in the personal training industry is working in a small or semi-private group for […]

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Celebrity Weight-Loss: How Rick Ross Lost Over 100 Pounds

Celebrity Weight-Loss: How Rick Ross Lost Over 100 Pounds

You may have noticed over the past few months that well-known performing artist and rapper Rick Ross looks thinner than he did a year prior.  Over about three years ago, it was reported that Ross had two separate seizures in one day, which sent him in the hospital in high speed.  While seizures did not […]

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Why Hire a Personal Trainer

Why Hire a Personal Trainer

The start of the New Year is a time to start fresh, leaving all bad habits behind and beginning newer, healthier habits.  Maybe your New Year’s resolution is to lose weight or eat healthier, maybe it is to lean out and look better.  If exercise is atop of your New Year’s resolution list, you ought […]

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The Top 5 Grains You Should Be Eating

The Top 5 Grains You Should Be Eating

There has been plenty of news in recent years on how grains are bad for health and why everyone ought to stop eating grains.  While these have been merely claims, there is plenty of research and evidence based results regarding whole grain consumption and health, especially heart health. The grains are a necessary aspect of […]

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7 Ways to Make Cardio More Fun

7 Ways to Make Cardio More Fun

You know it’s good for your body and health and you understand the effects it has on muscular definition.  After all, cardio exercise is a great way to shred fat so that every muscle lining shows easier.  You hit the gym regularly and have a goal to perform 30 minutes of cardio exercise every day, […]

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How Many Calories Do You Really Need?

How Many Calories Do You Really Need?

One of the most common questions personal trainers are asked is: “How many calories should I be eating?”  While it seems self-explanatory to some, there is a science behind energy consumption.  Some individuals have different goals, activity levels, and every individual body is different.  This means plugging your height, weight, and activity level into an […]

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Going Green – Why You Should Eat Organic Food

Going Green – Why You Should Eat Organic Food

Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States, closely trailing heart disease and more than quadrupling respiratory issues [1].  Cancer can range in a variety of locations in the body including lung, breast, cancer, prostate, and colon [2], making this disease one which affects many parts of the human body.  Some […]

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High-Intensity Interval Training – The Healthiest Way to Exercise

High-Intensity Interval Training – The Healthiest Way to Exercise

Over the past decade, there has been a shift in the style of exercise offered by many gyms and fitness centers.  Crossfit and Tabata classes are now more common than they were years ago and TRX equipment is widespread.  In addition to class offerings, many exercisers in the gym are performing “weird” and non-standard workouts.  […]

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Consuming Fiber – Are You Getting Enough?

Consuming Fiber – Are You Getting Enough?

Your doctor, nurse, or personal trainer has told you this before: “eat more fiber.”  While this may be nothing new to you, many are unaware of why one ought to consume fiber in the diet.  Actually, do you know why you ought to consume fiber?  Fiber has been extensively followed and tracked in research and […]

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Top 5 Tips to Stay Healthy Through the Holidays

Top 5 Tips to Stay Healthy Through the Holidays

The holiday season is filled with some of the best cuisine, desserts, and holiday drinks.  As this time of the year progresses, it is easy to forget how to prevent illness and to stay healthy.  The holiday season, consisting of the time of the year from Thanksgiving to New Years, is one of the most […]

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