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Getting back on Track after Vacation

Getting back on Track after Vacation

Everyone needs a break – even from exercise and watching everything you eat – even trainers realize this (at least they should in my opinion).  Summer vacations are meant to be fun and a break from your daily routine. In fact I just returned from my own summer vacation which we take every year. There … Continue reading

Does genetics limit our fitness potential?

Does genetics limit our fitness potential?

Can someone blame their lack of athletic ability to poor genetics? Are there really “super genes” which determine a person’s athletic success? Surely there is a reason why the Kenyan Olympic runner is almost always the fastest, or why are the white Europeans are always so good at the weightlifting competitions right? While it may … Continue reading

Asthma and exercise!

Asthma and exercise!

Do you have asthma and feel like exercise is the LAST thing you want to do? I mean wouldn’t it just make it harder to breathe? Or maybe you are fine until you start exercising, and then your chest tightens and you decide to stop because it will only get worse if you keep exercising? … Continue reading

Reap the IMMEDIATE benefits of exercise!

Reap the IMMEDIATE benefits of exercise!

Are you beginning a weight loss/fitness journey that seems long and daunting? Sometimes our ultimate goals can seem far away, but today let’s focus on the IMMEDIATE BENEFITS OF EXERCISE! Look at what just 30 minutes of exercise can do: Anyone who exercises regularly can attest to the “high” they experience after exercise. This rush … Continue reading

Fitness: It’s All Mental

Fitness: It’s All Mental

Do you know someone who after finishing a long run or spinning class just goes on and on about how good they feel? They may look like they hit by a truck, but yet they claim they have never felt better! That  probably seems pretty crazy to those not used to vigorous exercise. Most of … Continue reading