Not a fan of this craze..

   I realize everyone trains differently.  We all have our pet peeves, favorite, least favorite, and everything in between exercises.  However, I’ve noticed this one in particular, seems to be fast becoming the holy grail. PLANKS Unless you’ve read little to nothing regarding fitness, planks are now hailed as the all-inclusive, all-powerful tool to tone, tighten,…

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Get bored easily? So do I….

  Going to keep this one short and sweet. If you’re familiar with most of my workout suggestions, you know I like mixing things up.  I enjoy fusing routines–a little INSANITY here, followed by 15 minutes of PILATES there, ESSENTRICS or even URBAN REBOUNDER work.   My finishing touch though, is always something ballet, PILATES, or yoga inspired.  It cools me…

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Take a break from the bulk….

  One of the most clever sayings I’ve heard–“real men don’t lift weights, they lift women.”  This from Nigel Lythgoe, producer and judge from So You Think You Can Dance. Let me put this in perspective, before I continue.  I’m not against weight lifting or strength training–in any form. I believe there is a fitness routine that is…

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Boot it up…

   Spring rituals.  Proms, reunions, weddings…and the prep for summer clothes.  Many moons ago, an ad for a popular health club put it this way. “The competition is ready. Are you?”  Well in an effort to get you ready, enter the boot camp…. ARE YOU READY..REALLY? In my initial assessment, one of my first questions for clients is “When is the last…

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