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Bodysmith
I talk to a lot of people who want to lose weight. And lose weight FAST! But when we are talking about reversing a condition like excessive weight gain that took many years to achieve, I have found that slow and steady will always win the race. Meet Gloria One of my clients—let’s call her...
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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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No, the title doesn’t refer to a cheesy ‘50s Sci-Fi film. I’m talking about a real threat to you and your health today. So let me explain just what is a crab person and what they could do to you today. It Must Stink to be a Crab When fishing for crabs, you can just...
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People always ask me what they should eat. That’s a loaded question that can get complicated based on a person’s goals, biochemistry, allergies, intolerances, and personal tastes. But, for many of us, I have one helpful tip to remember when it comes time to answer that age-old question “What’s for dinner?” Ready? Here it is…...
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I am often asked, “Why is exercise the last Foundation you talk about?” The answer is simple yet, in my experience, accurate. We should spend the least amount of time on exercise because it has the least impact on results and is the easiest part of the puzzle. I can almost hear people’s heads exploding...
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Have you ever heard the term, “overtraining?” In the fitness world, it means exercising too much, getting injured, fatigued and burned out. In short, moving backward rather than toward your goals. This situation is real, but I prefer to think of it as “under recovered” instead. Recovery is the Bodysmith’s second Foundation of Health, and unfortunately,...
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If you remember, last week I said over the next three Thursdays I was going to outline my 3 Foundations of Health and Fitness. Today I am going to begin by discussing the most important of all the foundations, nutrition. Nutrition is the cornerstone of body transformation and health. If you are not at your goals, then...
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I love this quote and wanted to share it with you. Besides, who can’t use a little extra push on a Monday morning 🙂 “I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” – Steven Covey What a powerful reminder that WE are in control of much more than...
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Welcome to part one of a four-part series! Okay maybe it’s not that exciting, but I’m always jazzed to talk health and fitness. I’m such a nerd that if you buy me a beer, I will talk about it all night. 🙂 To be clear, I won’t take offense if you never take me up...
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