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Workouts & Exercises
Over the last few months, I’ve been geeking out on my workouts, trying new exercises, tools, plans and programs. Part of the fun in owning a gym is experimenting with different modalities, tools, and philosophies to construct the best workouts for our members. Plus, as a coach, I’m allowed 😉 Over my years in the...
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In part 1 of Building a Home Gym, we discussed how you can build a home gym with just a few versatile pieces of affordable equipment. But the hardware is only part of the solution…you also need the software, and that’s “you.” The truth is, the equipment is just a tool that offers no guarantee...
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If we’ve learned anything in the past few months, it’s that we all need to be able to adapt. Unfortunately, we’ve had to learn this the hard way with everything from our work, to our schools, to our ability to socialize all being turned upside down. But through it all, we just need to keep...
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How long do you have to work out to see results? That question comes up almost daily, and my stock replay is usually, “What time do you have?” Many of my colleagues, however, jump immediately to “one hour a day, three days a week.” But this may not be the best answer. Why? Let’s walk...
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Every week at the Bodysmith we have a coaches meeting, and a few weeks ago, we were talking about stress and how it can affect our members and ourselves. If you’ve read some of my blogs you may already know that we have three Foundations of Health at the Bodysmith—nutrition, recovery and exercise. What that...
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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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