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Achieve Your New Year Fitness Goals with Qualified Personal Training

What better New Year’s resolution than to prioritize your health. You can take a significant step towards improving your overall well–being by simply engaging in exercise on a regular basis. An article published in Healthy Living by the American Heart Association highlights the following as direct health benefits of regular physical activity: Lower blood pressure  […]

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Stretch Your Limits with Pre & Post Workout Lengthening Exercises

One of the most valuable actions you can take post and pre-workout is simple to do but often overlooked. Stretching before you push your body to the limit can both help you reach new plateaus and prevent you from occurring injury in the process. Stretch your limits with pre and post workout lengthening exercises. Each […]

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Bridging the Gap Between Functionality & Performance with Post Rehab Exercise

After completing a post injury rehabilitation program, patients receive follow up instructions to continue their recovery process on their own at home. One of the most vital components of any follow up plan is exercise. Rehab exercises are designed to reestablish full range of motion, so you can get back into your regular activities without […]

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Positive Workout Environments Promote Fitness Long Term

A positive workout environment helps motivate you to keep going strong for the long hall.  Just as with any establishment, when you spend time in a place you enjoy that makes you feel comfortable and provides the results you are looking for, you tend to come back. This concept can be applied to restaurants, movie […]

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Personal Trainers: Your Motivation for Success

When it comes to fitness, much of what we achieve depends on our mindset. We can all relate to that feeling of not really being in the mood to workout. Unless you know how to shake the inevitable lack of motivation that rears its head from time to time, it will likely result in missed […]

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Corrective Exercise Helps Solve for Widespread Musculoskeletal Pain

When we move incorrectly, we tend to overuse certain muscles and underuse others, resulting in bodily imbalance. You do not necessarily need to be a fitness enthusiast to overuse or underuse a certain muscle. The bodily imbalance that calls for corrective exercise can stem from inactivity just as much as over activity. Bodily Imbalance Is […]

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How Often You Need to Workout for Optimal Results

Alternating between cardio and strength training exercises helps provide the variety you need for success. When developing an exercise plan, one of the main elements to consider is how often you will be working out as well as the duration of each session. There is no one size fits all solution. How much exercise you […]

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3 Reasons Why You Want to Switch up Your Workout Routine

Switching up your workout routine not only boosts new muscle growth but also helps keep you in the race for the long run. Let’s face it, we are creatures of habit. Once you find a couple of exercises that you enjoy, it is all too easy to get into a workout groove where you do […]

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Exercise & Nutrition: The Key to Maximum Weight Loss

If you feel as though you need to lose weight, you have taken the first step towards a healthier lifestyle. The two main components of losing weight are also overwhelmingly beneficial to your overall health: nutrition and exercise. The need to lose weight is widespread. A 2015-2016 report by the Centers of Disease Control and […]

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Free Weights vs. Machine Weights: A Comparison of the Two

There is a lot of debate in the fitness world on whether free weights or machine weights are more effective. Both methods have their advantages. Free weights are less limiting when it comes to range of motion, enabling you to strengthen a wider range of muscle groups. Machine weights, offer a different advantage: the ability […]

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