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Workouts & Exercises
I’m sure you’ve already read Part 1 of My Secret Workout Formula. So now, let’s get back it at and talk about why my “Big 4” workout works, and what you can do to get the most out of it. All Together Now! The significant difference when focusing on the “Big 4” is that you...
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Not surprisingly, I strongly believe that workouts designed by a professional, and based on physical screenings and assessments, are the gold standard when it comes to getting fit. But, I’m also a realist and I know that most of my readers may be going to a gym and “winging it” with a workout from their...
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This may be difficult to believe, but even though I own a gym it’s hard for me to find time to workout. So when someone tells me it’s tough for them to find time to work out, I can sympathize…really! You see, most days if I’m at the gym I work twelve or fifteen-hour days....
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At the Bodysmith, our core values guide our decisions and actions. We display them on the homepage of our website, post them in our office, and review them in our team meetings. This week I want to outline briefly the first of these values and what it means to our team and our members who come to...
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It was a busy day in the gym last week when one of our members said to me, “I’ve never seen so many fit women in one place. You must really know how to train women because I’ve been to other gyms and they’re not able to train them the way you do.” I was...
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As a musician and member of the rhythm section, I need to know something about tempo. But today I want to talk to you about how tempo can be used to get the most out of your workouts. In fact, one of the critical factors affecting the success of your efforts will be the tempo...
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Alright, this is it. I’m going to answer this age old question once and for all. I’m here to cut through the pseudo-scienc, debunk the myths and give it to you straight. Are you ready? Here it is: the best time of day to workout is … it depends. Sorry. Not Sorry. I’ll apologize a...
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Don’t take this the wrong way, but exactly what do you think you’re doing? Alright, now that I have your attention, let me rephrase a bit…. What are you trying to accomplish in the area of fitness? This absolutely has to be the first task in any fitness plan. You must establish your goal concretely...
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Fun fact: I’m not just a super-cool fitness professional. I have degrees in both religion and philosophy. You might ask “why does this super-cool fitness professional have a degree in religion?” Simple really, I love to learn what makes us, as people, tick. Why are we here? Is there anything else to our existence? Why...
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For more than 35 years I’ve moved heavy, iron things around just for fun. Well, sometimes it was work, but mostly it was for fun. Does that make me crazy? Maybe a little. But it’s also given me a good perspective on how to get the most out of the time I spend in a...
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