Do I really need a personal trainer?

    This post originated in April of this year.  However, I think it is an appropriate follow-up to my last entry. DO I REALLY NEED A PERSONAL TRAINER? The short answer may be a “no.”  But, you may want to check out a few guidelines on my ABOUT page, to see if you really do. A…

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Is Crossfit a good fit? Maybe…..

  Getting a little bored with your routine?  Perhaps you’ve hit the proverbial wall; your weight loss has stalled, your DVDs hold the same old same old, or maybe you want to spice things up–workout wise that is.  There are many ways to add spice; but for now, mainstream exercise is the topic. Some clients have asked my opinion on…

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This might surprise you…..

From my teen years till now, I considered cardio the ideal fat burner.  High intensity exercises, ranging from INSANITY, back to 80’s style aerobics, were (and still are) the core of my routines.  Strength training, machines or free weights, were a distant second.  If I was too tired for cardio, machines and weights were my “back-up.”  I…

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Not for the faint of heart… NOT for Everyone

So you are bored with your routine, collection of workout DVDs, and/or your results are at a standstill.  Maybe you have hit a plateau; maybe your body is just tired (see “If this isn’t part of your routine, you may be wasting your time”). This video may provide that kick in the glutes you’re craving. …

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Do I really need this….?

This was posed by one of my clients.  However, I have omitted his final thought completing this question.  I like to keep the blog family friendly. A former runner in his 20s and 30s, he was now 64, forty pounds heavier, taking anti-hypertensive medication.  Unfortunately, he was told to find something other than running to lose weight.  That recommendation…

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