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The Power of Knowing Why: What’s Your Main Motivation for Fitness?

What’s your primary motivation for fitness? If you want to get fit or stay fit after 50, you need a good motivator — a primary reason why you want to exercise, eat right, and live a healthy lifestyle. I talk to people about this all the time. Active adults have powerful, compelling reasons why they lift …

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The First Excuse Is the Worst Excuse: Yes, You Really Do Have Time

As a Personal Trainer and Health Coach, the worst excuse people come up with for not keeping up with a healthy lifestyle is “I don’t have time for exercise.” This is basically the grown-up version of “The dog ate my homework.” Worst Excuse “I don’t have time to exercise.” How many times have you said …

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American Heart Month and the Powerful Benefits of Exercise, Eating Right

American Heart Month We usually think of February as the month of hearts for Valentine’s Day. But February is also American Heart Month, sponsored by the American Heart Association, to raise awareness and to help people lose weight, eat better, invigorate their exercise routines and more. Heart disease is the No. 1 killer in the United States, …

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19 Reasons to Stick with Your Fitness Commitment in 2019

We’re still in January, far too early to even think about giving up on healthy habits for the year. Whether you made a resolution to get fit or just renewed your commitment to exercise and eat right, we’re here to keep you going throughout the year with these 19 reasons to stick with it in …

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Self Monitoring Tips for Weight Loss Success

The more effective you become at regulating your own behaviors, the more likely you will be to stick with your health and fitness program and have long term weight loss success. As a Personal Trainer and Health Coach, I cannot control the choices that you make on a given day. I try to teach my …

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How Much Exercise Do I Need to Do to Get Results?

One of the things that I ask prospective clients during their initial consultation or fitness assessment is how much time they are willing to devote to their exercise program? This isn’t how often they’re going to meet with me; this is how often they are actually going to engage in meaningful physical activity appropriate for …

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Doctors – Do You Refer Your Obese Patients to Fitness Professionals?

One of the most important things that I have learned as a professional Personal Trainer and Health Coach over the years is that I frequently can’t get my clients the results that they want on my own (beware any Personal Trainer who claims that they can); I need to maintain a network of other qualified …

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