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Our First Publication!

4 March 2013

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Our First Publication!

We made it!  This month's issue of Desert Companion, a local magazine distributed in Las Vegas, NV, featured yours truly in a full page spread and article.  I was asked to give some pointers for newer runners, advice to help people who may want to get started but don't know how.  My goal was to […]

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Preparing for Your First Run? Or Your Third? Or Fourth?

5 September 2012

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Preparing for Your First Run? Or Your Third?  Or Fourth?

No matter if it's your first run you are preparing for or your tenth, there are some things that you just have to do.  That is, IF you want to continue running safely & without injury.  Sure, you can probably go out and run a 5K with little to no training, little to no stretching […]

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Trying to Get Started & Run?

7 September 2011

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Trying to Get Started & Run?

One of the hardest parts of beginning a workout regimen is getting started.  When it comes to running, if you aren't seasoned it can be a daunting task.  What has become very popular is running in a group setting.  Several benefits come from running with others. **Accountability: Would you let down your group, let alone […]

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Overcoming the Dreaded Hurdle

5 April 2011

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Overcoming the Dreaded Hurdle

You are on a roll, you have been working out frequently and eating well and then it happens.  You hit that day when something goes wrong, when the stress level is high and you feel like it all starts falling apart.  Everyone, and I mean everyone has these days.  The major difference between people?  How […]

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Do What You Love! Part:2

27 March 2011

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Do What You Love! Part:2

Back in early February of this year, I mentioned a client I have had for months who is adimant that she hates working out and coming to the gym, despit her results & positive changes.  So we did the experiment, I had her make the lists of favorites exercises, favorite foods she misses, and most […]

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Hitting Summer Hard

4 March 2011

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Hitting Summer Hard

So it's that time again, time to get ready for the pool, bikinis, hanging in the sun, but are you prepared?  I see many people who come in and make the final 3 month puch into summer, trying to get those bodies into bikini shape.  Though I stringly believe overhall conditioning and strength training will […]

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Do What You Love!

7 February 2011

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Do What You Love!

I have a client who I have been training for the past 5 months or so.  She has had GREAT results, lost over 40 lbs, and has become so self confident and proud of herself.  It is amazing!  She came to me the other day and said "I hate working out.  I hate exercising."  After […]

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Workout Newbies Series: Part 4

24 January 2011

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RULE #4: Track Your Food!  I am not in any way promoting any certain diet or fad or suggesting that you cut out all those foods you love so dearly.  All I am saying is that you need to keep track of what you are putting in your body, especially if you are trying to […]

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Workout Newbies Series: Part 3

22 January 2011

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RULE #3: Set a Goal!  As a trainer, I know how important it is to have goals to strive for.  Going through life, or your workouts, without a goal in mind can be detrimental to your progression.  Think of it this way, if you start a new task and don't know where the end is, […]

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Workout Newbies Series: Part 1

18 January 2011

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Here is the plan…..being a trainer at a popular commercial gym allows me to see some good, bad, ugly, weird, unfathomable, and What?!?.  I figured it would be helpful if I share some information on what I have experienced over my years training clients who are brand new to the gym and working out.  I […]

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