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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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Cardio vs. Strength Training for Fat Loss

by Aaron Hornstra, CSCS It’s a common belief that if you want to lose fat, you need to do extensive cardio sessions, and if you want to build muscle mass you should lift heavy weights. It’s not that simple.  Let’s take time to discuss a few key components that should be considered when starting a […]

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Is a Whole Food, Plant Based Diet Right for You?

Whole Food Plant Based Diet

by Aaron Hornstra, CSCS Thanks to the hit Netflix documentary “What the Health”, there has been an increase in popularity and awareness around a vegan or plant based diet.  The positive effects on our environment are undeniable; however, the question remains – Are whole food, plant based diets really healthier for us, and if so […]

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