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Is Your lifestyle Targeting Your Goals?

Still debating on what type of workout is going to make you look your best?   What does your best even look like?   After, experiencing different styles of training, the most effective workouts are the ones we have the hardest time doing. There are many workouts out there, that can be challenging for anyone. However, knowing which one works for you, is what you should always consider.   This is where your goals come in to play.   If you want to burn fat and lose weight; start utilizing your time to the fullest! Get the most out of your training and work multiple muscle groups over a short period of time. This will allow more calories burned and...

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Static VS Dynamic Stretching

Hey Team, There have been many arguments, whether static stretching or dynamic stretching is considered the most effective way to stretch.Both options have their respectful meanings, but I do believe there are benefits from using either one. However, timing is everything!As humans, most of us sit often, so we are stable at those times; restricting blood flow, allowing our joints to feel tight and/or stiff. Before WorkoutWe must properly activate all of the muscles we are going to work; so we are able to feel the muscle when performing the exercise. For example, perform a single-leg touchdown to activate your hamstring, glutes and core. This is a dynamic stretch, because you are in motion and increasing range of motion in...

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6 Strength Workouts You Can Perform Anywhere

Stop thinking about starting and go swing some bells. 6 Kettlebell exercises that you can implement into any workout program.   These 6 movements are designed to challenge you, yet keep you engaged for your next training session. All you need is one Kettlebell and you are ready to begin.   Goblet Squat   Goblet Squats are one of the best exercises for generating lower body strength.   Step 1: There are two ways you can hold the Kettlebell when performing the Goblet Squat. Place your hands either on the handle or on the ball of the bell.   Step 2: Hold Kettlebell in front of your chest, engage your core and plant feet firmly into ground.   Step 3:...

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4 Keys to Building a Strong Foundation

Finding what works for you, is the key to any successful, life journey you embark on.   I understand this is not always easy, due to the excess amount of information you see and hear on a daily basis.   However, being your fitness professional, I try to keep visuals as simple as possible to help guide you to a healthy and happy lifestyle.   Your life is built upon the dimensions of your nature:   - Physical - Social/Emotional - Mental - Spiritual   These four attributes, do not need to be in any special order; however it is important to balance all four and allow room for growth.   PHYSICAL Our physical capabilities give us freedom to move....

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Why Now is the Time to Follow Your Passion

You want to be more, do more, believe more?   The only thing is, you feel stuck in your tracks, waiting for the direction to pop out at you.   Who is to say which direction is the best or the most beneficial for your journey; when you are the one leading?   You see: your path can only extend, if you want it to.   Think about the last time you were unhappy - what did you do to change the circumstances of the situation?   Did you take charge at that moment, or did you wait to act upon your true feelings?   This is a situation that will challenge and change your mindset. You are going after...

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