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It’s the New Year of Pushing the Limits

7 January 2013

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It’s the New Year of Pushing the Limits

So it's 2013 and you are either a runner getting back to the training grind or a new or aspiring runner, wondering how the heck you're going to get ready for your next race/run.  The new year brings new hope and a fresh slate to begin your journey.  Whether you are new or returning, it […]

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New Year Training Run Complete!

8 January 2012

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New Year Training Run Complete!

Saturday January 7, 2012 was the first race of the year for me.  Initially when I had signed up in October, the intention was to do a full marathon.  Coming of my previous marathon, I was feeling great and ready to take it on again.  A good lesson was learned that life does not always […]

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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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It’s Time For a Double Day!

10 January 2011

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Ok, I know what you're saying, how am I supposed to do a double day when I can barely get in a single day?  I am not blind to the fact that most schedules are packed with work, family, social events, and just plain living.  BUT…..I have an answer and I don't care how busy […]

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How Important is Structure?

6 January 2011

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Ask any successful business person, athlete, manager, or student how important structure is and I'm sure you'll get the same answer.  VERY!  Without structure, there is no direction and without direction there is usually no success.  Apply this to your fitness regimen and the way in which you work towards your fitness goals.  Now, not […]

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Are You Intimidated?

3 January 2011

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If you're one of the "newbies" or someone who has worked out for quite some time, being intimidated in a busy gym is normal.  I have many clients come to me with the fear of working out because they don't know what to do!  They don't want to look like the person who doesn't know […]

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Post Christmas Push

27 December 2010

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Now that the "holidays" are pretty much complete, it is the time to regain composure and reevaluate your workouts.  This is the time to get going before the New year's Resolution groups begins flooding in.  How do you deal with the onslaught of people that hit the gym for the first 2 months of the […]

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Six More Days Til Christmas!

19 December 2010

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Oh boy oh boy, it is almost time!  I'm sure 90% of us have encountered numerous cookies, cakes, parties with the Christmas cocktails.  Go ahead, enjoy!  But wait wait, be sure to control the amount of times in which you "enjoy".  Everyone deserves to indulge for a moment during the holidays, but only if you […]

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Being Diverse as a Trainer

7 December 2010

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This is for all you trainers out there who may be feeling the holiday lull.  It is all about diversity this holiday season.  Here are some tips for keeping your business successful as we head into the new year.   1. Be Flexible.  As important as it is to hold clients accountable, it is important […]

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