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Time For A Little Bosu Action!

Have you ever worked out with a bosu ball? Seen it in the gym, but don’t know what to do with it? Let’s switch it up, and try something a little different than your normal workout routine. Using a bosu ball for different exercises spices up your workout session a bit. It helps to both make workouts more challenging and …

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Spring Back Into Fitness

Sticking with your fitness routine in the winter is difficult, but spring is finally here! The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, the temperature is starting to climb, and bathing suit season is around the corner! It is now the perfect time to get back into shape… but where and how to start? Treat Yourself: Nothing like spring cleaning …

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Stretching For Strength

If you are like me, feeling that stretch in the hamstring is not the most comfortable thing in the world. Let’s be honest though, stretching is something that we all think we should be doing more of (including myself.) Although, what if I said that you don’t have to? Well, you should, but we need to use stretching at the …

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HIIT To Shred Fat

Like the majority of us, we have been tricked into these diet fads, pills, and other weight loss promotions to shred body fat. To put it simply, they don’t work. High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), however, will be your best friend. These workouts are great for getting your heart rate up, sweating your butt off, and you won’t have to …

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Why You Should Strength Train Legs

Ahhh, good ol’ leg day. You either love it or hate it, and leg day is skipped by many going to the gym. Skipping leg day can cause you to miss out on a lot of potential benefits that will help you achieve your goals. Even if you are doing cardio-focused workouts, you should be strength training your legs. Now …

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What Orangetheory Taught Me About Myself

Back in July, in preparation for our upcoming wedding, I wanted to make a change in my workout routine. A friend of mine always raved about Orangetheory Fitness, and I decided to give it a try. I knew that it would be somewhat out of my comfort zone, which was running, since there would be rowing and weight training involved. …

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My Review of OrangeTheory Fitness

My wife has been a member of OrangeTheory Fitness for about 6 months now, and she is in love with it. She comes home each day and loves sharing with me about what exercises they did, what type of workout they did, and how difficult or easier the class was. So, she has been asking me to take part and …

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The Beginner’s Guide To CrossFit

CrossFit is probably the biggest craze also known as the sport of fitness. Before you begin CrossFit it is important to know what it is though. CrossFit workouts are known to be derived of constantly varied, high-intensity functional movements. To put that into simple terms, these workouts are fast paced and very challenging. Don’t let that scare you though because …

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Deadlifting 101

The deadlift is one of the most beneficial exercises male or female when done properly. Deadlifting can help burn calories while building strength in your legs, glutes, back, arms and abs all while working on your stability as well. As a trainer this is an exercise I have all of my clients do pending no injuries. If you see videos …

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The Art of Toning

Toning or becoming toned is a popular phrase in the fitness world that comes with a certain meaning. When you hear the word “tone,” what immediately pops into your head? Defined muscles? Cut abs? Getting rid of jiggly skin? This is a goal set by a majority of people, but most aren’t clear on exactly what “tone” is. The myth …

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