Tag Archives: Health

Top 5 Ways to Make Exercise a Habit

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How do you make exercise a habit?

This question is one I’m faced with daily and I’m constantly trying to find the best answer.

Making exercise a habit is challenging for many people – especially if you have never had any success exercising consistently in the past.

Heck, even if you have exercised consistently at a previous time in your life it can still be difficult to make it a habit now. Continue reading

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Exercise That Fits Your Lifestyle

We all have different amounts of time we would like to spend on exercise, but this variation can create some difficulties. The biggest problem that arises from our varied lifestyles is deciding what type and how much exercise will give … Continue reading

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The S.U.D.S. Workout

One of my clients really wasn’t feeling too great this week.

He was dealing with some stomach issues, nothing serious, but contemplated cancelling a session to just take it easy for a day.

This is a common thing for many people – we don’t feel 100% so we skip a workout. I without a doubt have those days. Feeling tired, worn out, and just wanting to relax I’ll sometimes skip workouts – I’ll admit to it, I’m human. Continue reading

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Prepping Your Kitchen For Nutrition Success

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Why Fad Diets DO NOT Work

With the new year upon us many people are looking to drop a few pounds and get in better shape – you know this, I know this, we all know this. One way that many people will go about dropping … Continue reading

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21 Day Beginner Workout Challenge

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Happy New Year and welcome to 2014!

I have to tell you that I’m pretty pumped up about the new year! 2014 is going to be EPIC and I can’t wait to continue living out this adventure we call life.

To start off the new year I wanted to give you an easy workout challenge to get your health and fitness jump started. Continue reading

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Getting Back In Shape

You haven’t worked out in years.

Heck, maybe you never have worked out, but now those years of sitting around on the couch are starting to show big time.

Now, those bad habits you accumulated over the last decade or two of your life have lead to you not only being overweight, but also having health problems like high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or diabetes.

Does the idea of getting back in shape seem impossible to you? Continue reading

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Research Review: Endurance Training vs. High-Intensity Interval Training

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Ah yes, Endurance Training [ET] vs. High-Intensity Interval Training [HIT], one of my favorite topics of discussion in the fitness industry.

I’ve talked about High-Intensity Interval Training a couple of times before because of how beneficial it can be.

First, in a post I wrote about how you can use this type of training for fat loss I told you about how efficient it is at burning fat in a very limited amount of time.

Secondly, I wrote a post about the top 2 reasons why you should use high intensity interval training.

Today, I’m reviewing a study I found comparing the health benefits of Endurance Training and High-Intensity Interval Training in obese children. Continue reading

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How Jerry Lost 70 Pounds and How You Can Lose Weight Too

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Jerry contacted me in the summer of 2012 looking to do what so many other people want to do – lose weight.

At that time Jerry weighed 270 pounds and, due to a family history of health problems, he knew that he needed to lose weight.

I was working out of Milwaukee during that summer, but he was in La Crosse. However, he saw that I was offering online personal training and wanted to give it a try.

Within about 6 months of working with Jerry he had lost 45 pounds.

After a little over a year Jerry was down 70 pounds in total and weighed 200 pounds – his ultimate goal weight! Continue reading

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How to Prevent Holiday Weight Gain

With Thanksgiving fast approaching I give to you a video that will save your life! Ok, maybe not exactly save your life, but it could help you avoid gaining weight during the holidays. Holiday weight gain, for many people, is … Continue reading

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