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  • Tips for Lifelong Weight Control

    Tips for Lifelong Weight Control

    Losing weight isn't easy, but it can be done, espicailly with a structured and well thought out fitness plan. the forst thing to asl yourself is why do you want o lose weight. Be honest! Many people make unrealistic goals that can nevr be acheived. Such as losing 20 lb in a month. never going to hapen . The key to losing weight is following a resaonabile nas sensaibale daily activity regeime that is very user friendly and you can fo regularly with oiy any undo stress. Your primary focus in the beginning of your program is to set a goal of jst being active. For i.e walk your block first them upon waking in the morning before work and then eat breakfast. Focus on being consistent with ....

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  • How to Create a Fitness Plan.

    In my last blog I spoke on the topic of " Learning from your fitness Past. Only by studying what worked and dint work as far as being commimeted to a firnes program. Once you have figured that out where do you go from there? Well I kisted folr you some action items you should be undertaking to make sure that this time your commiotment to fitnesss is successfull and you gong to creat the idea body for yourself! Pick the days and times that work with in your schedule. Access what fitness equipment you'll need. Based on your workour space what equipment should you have? How long should I workout? Where do I begin? Flexibility CXardio Strength training Cooldown How and what should i ....

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  • Fitness Lessons: Learning from your Past

    Fitness Lessons: Learning from your Past

    I have not failed 10,000 times. I have successfully found 10,000 ways that will not work. Thomas Edison All of us, either current, or in the past have tried and failed at a great number of things. Some of us tried again with a different approach and others never tried agin. Beginning something new is not fraught with challenges. The key is how to we make our attempts as successful as possible and minimize setbacks that may derail our progress. The best way to ensure a successful endeavor is to reassess what attempts in the past were successful and which weren't. Taking this nuanced approach to your fitness well being is just as prudent. Think about your past attempts to kick ....

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  • Headaches what is the Cause?

    Headaches what is the Cause?

    I have been getting a # of clients telling me about how they have been having headaches. At some point in our lives we all may experience "headaches" The degree of the experience is likely due to a # of factors some genetic and some environmental. Headaches are never pleasant. In fact it's one of the conditions that leads to people going to the doctor. Although there are a # of medications both OTC and prescription. A real cure eludes us in eliminating this aliment. The WHO indicates that between 127 - 300 million people experience HA like symptoms on a regular basis. Unfortunately, a vast majority of these people are women. One reason for this disparity maybe a result of the hormonal ....

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  • How to prevent Winter Weight Gain

    How to prevent Winter Weight Gain

    Many people have a tendency to put on extra weight during the holiday season. In our sedentary culture, where more than a 1/3 of the population is dealing with some amount of " excess weight " The winter season can contribute markedly to how you are able to control your lifestyle during this most festive time of the year. Those extra pounds may stay around year after year. If you aren't mindful of what you are eating and not doing the most of: exercise Increase in weight can lead to these conditions: Obesity Diabetes High Blood Pressure If you have a tendency to gain weight during the holiday season . It behooves you to begin to make a plan or at least create a strategy to tackle ....

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  • Making a Plan for Fitness Success! Part Two

    Making a Plan for Fitness Success! Part Two

    Hello everyone! Hope you are well and in a good space! In my last blog I touched on the theme of " Managing Stress" so that we could get active and maintain our fitness during this difficult time. I wanted to add to the touch points I made before: anxiety depression fatigue anger apathy to be able to cope with the above triggers We need to create: A Supportive environment. Having family, friends and if possible co-workers either join you or hold your feet to the fire. Helps to make good habits stick! Hold ourselves accountable.Make a fitness journal mapping out your fitness schedule. Wear an iWatch, FitBit, or any accurate "tracker' to help you reach stay on point with your ....

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  • Making a Plan for Fitness Success!

    Making a Plan for Fitness Success!

    Aurora and Michelle are best friends who do everything together. Going to movies, restaurants, on trips. It's been that way since college and have kept in touch since jobs, marriages and kids. But like all things "other things take importance". When it came time for Aurora and Michael to make " me time " for themselves they decided to make an effort to exercising together 4 x a week . While it worked for a few weeks over time Aurora started to added running in on time that Michelle couldn't. Then Aurora who played soccer in college joined a co-ed team and was adding another 2 days of activity to her weekly routine. Meanwhile, Michelle tried running but got discouraged " as she put it ....

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  • So, When are you going to start exercising again?!

    So, When are you going to start exercising again?!

    It's been about 6 months since the world as we know it came to a grinding halt due to the Covid 19 pandemic. Things that we took for granted as every day isms are now a thing of the past. For now. As a result of the world wide lockdown maintaining a fitness based lifestyle has been quite a challenge. As soon as the orders came down to "stay in place" all things fitness related at stores and online whether hanging on a shelf or laying on the floor WAS GONE!. Talk about supply and demand! Before the pandemic, you could go to any Dick's Sporting Goods, Big 5, or SportMart and you'd see all kinds of exercise equipment littering the store floor. Not so ANYMORE! As a result of the lack of ....

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  • How to Exercise Online

    How to Exercise Online

    How to utilize online training to get maximum benefits. Now that we are 6 months (+) into the Covid-19 pandemic what are the resources online to maintain an exercise program: First, you have to find a trainer. Look for someone close by where you live. Why? Because they are in your neighborhood and are more than likely able to give you the resource tips on where you can train outside if some of your activities are to be done outside. Second, Does this person have credentials and most of all do they have experience! Experience and the ability to work with a wide variety of people can make the difference between a good trainer and an excellent trainer Third, Does the person you ....

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