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BCAAs Fact or Fiction: What Does the Science Say

Nutrition is the other major component of healthy living. Most fitness enthusiasts achieve the results they are looking for with a well-balanced exercise plan and diet. For serious fitness enthusiasts or those looking for an additional push, supplements can help you reach that next level. Individuals who are dieting to slim down in some areas […]

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Strength & Power: Training Tools for Endurance Athletes

Endurance athletes require special training to ensure their muscles can support intense activity for extended periods of time. Many endurance athletes avoid the weight room with the mindset that additional muscle mass will slow them down. It may seem counterintuitive, but stronger muscles are actually what power the body to move faster, for longer. At […]

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The Key to Pain Management: A Stronger Core

It is estimated that up to 20% of U.S. adults experience back pain within the course of a year, and up to 80% of adults experience back pain over the course of their lifetime. Time spent sitting in front of the television, working on the computer, driving in the car and attending class or meetings […]

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Boost Your Workout Performance with Proper Hydration

Drinking enough water during exercise is essential for optimal endurance and strength. Those who are sufficiently hydrated prior to working out, experience less cramping, increased energy levels and even faster muscle recovery. Sounds simple and yet most studies on the subject reveal high rates of dehydration among those who exercise and/or play sports, even among […]

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The Right Kind of Workout Protein Can Help Yield the Results You Want

Most people consume an adequate amount of protein each day. But when it comes to exercise, adding the right type of workout protein to your diet can make all the difference. With so many different workout proteins to choose from, it can be difficult to figure out which type to go with. Workout proteins like […]

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Top 3 Benefits of Hiring a Personal Trainer

Want to get fit but not sure where to start? With a nutrition and exercise plan tailored specifically for you and the motivation you need to carry you through, personal trainers are the way to go. Certified personal trainers will help you develop a diet and exercise plan to best achieve your fitness goals and […]

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Get the Results You Want with Fast Paced Exercise, Resistance Training & Light Calisthenics

Looking to get fit but not sure where to start? Fast paced exercises, resistance training and light calisthenics are all great methods for getting the results you want. Fast Paced Exercise   Fast paced exercises are high in intensity and often the primary component of full body workouts like cross fit and circuit training. Results: […]

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Get the Most Out of Your Workout with a Healthy Diet

What you eat impacts your workout performance and recovery. Get the most out of your workout with a healthy diet: sustained energy, preserved muscle mass, better performance and more. Sustained Energy Carb consumption helps sustain energy. Foods rich in carbs can help provide energy before a long race or endurance exercise. Carbs are also quite […]

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Is Alcohol Sabotaging Your Weight Loss?

This is a conversation I have with clients often. Alcohol is the double whammy of foods when it comes to weight loss – not only is it empty calories but it also has detrimental effects on the way your body metabolizes other food. This is a really well written article on the subject courtesy of […]

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Tabata for the Holiday Season!

For most of us the holiday season means busy schedules, parties, and over eating.  How can we possibly keep up our fitness during this time of year?  The answer is Tabata training.  Tabata training involves multiple sets of short intervals of high intensity exercises with timed recovery between sets. The protocol can vary, but usually […]

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