Fat Burning Zone Myth

Fat Burning Zone

Fat Burning Zone Myth One Of the Biggest Myths Around: Lower intensity exercise puts you in the fat-burning zone, so it’s preferable to higher intensity exercise. So basically working out "less hard" is better than working out "more hard." Think about that for a minute, does that make sense? I was asked a question about the fat burning zone the other day by one of my clients and I was surprised she didn't know this was a myth. I take...

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People Who Never Get Results In The Gym

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5 Types of People Who Never Get Results in the Gym The road to being fit and healthy is never linear. Unfortunately, most people fall short of achieving their desired results. Fitness is hard but don't forget that your mind plays a key role and contribution to your overall health and really everything you do. Lets take a hard look at the hard truth and see if we can help you get results in the gym. Do you have the...

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What Does An In Home Personal Trainer Do?

in home personal trainer

What Do In Home Personal Trainers Do? What does an in home Personal Trainer do? A Personal Trainer guides clients interested in weight loss, muscle building and increasing their fitness levels. An "in home personal trainer" (a personal trainer who comes to your home) prescribes an appropriate modes of action aka exercise for their clients. We work with clients to create individualized plans for achieving their fitness goals and provide other information related to health and fitness when and where appropriate....

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Train Properly During Your Workouts

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Is Training The Wrong Way Worse Than No Training At All When you were a kid, someone somewhere along the way told you to sit up straight. No doubt it was irritating but if you’re one of the 130 million Americans who spend most of their jobs sitting in an office chair, you’re probably starting to realize why “bad posture” is so bad. We’re not going to rail on bad posture because we’d be preaching to the choir. In fact, you’re...

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Over-complicated ‘Core Training’ Is Making Athletes Worse

Core Training

Over-complicated 'Core Training' Is Making Athletes Worse With the rise of social media and the increasing use of the term "functional," and "core training" - those terms meanings are now broader than ever. Search Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube and you'll find literally thousands of different moves being termed as core exercises. With so many options at your disposal, it's easy to get overwhelmed. Especially since everyone online is an expert, and everything online is also true, right?(Sarcasm). Keep in...

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Not Getting Faster? Your ‘Speed Training’ May Be Conditioning Training

Speed Training

Not Getting Faster? Your 'Speed Training' Might Actually Be Conditioning Training Well, if this is the case and your speed training workouts are actually conditioning workouts all I can say for you is that you are doing it wrong. A typical "speed workout" I do myself or take an athlete through requires a lot of rest to allow he/she/them to be able to max out at or above 95% (sprint at full speed) for each of the reps. Unfortunately, at...

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Body Weight Exercises

Body Weight Exercises

Body Weight Exercises & Body Weight Workouts I love to train with my own body weight. Body weight workouts and body weight exercises are great on their own or mixed in with others. There are just so many ways to progress exercises without even worrying about external weights. I understand that not everyone feels that way. Many people love lifting weights, whether free weights or on machines and I totally get it! But as someone who coaches people day in and...

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More Evidence Exercise Is Good For Your Mood

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More Evidence Exercise Is Good For Your Mood Those of us who exercise or workout on a regular basis already know this and dont need a study to tell us that exercise is good for our mood. However, another study suggests that people who exercise regularly may experience symptoms of mental health disorders less often. To that I say "no kidding" but if you need some evidence, here it is. Read on! Here Are The Facts The study at The Lancet Psychiatry...

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What Time Should You Workout?

Workout

What Time Should You Workout Each Day? Consider the pros and cons to a morning, afternoon, and evening workout before determining the best time for you. Lets take a look at those when figuring out what time you should exercise each day. Something to remember is that: as long as you're getting 'it' in its always better than not getting 'it' in. It's important to remember, that the key to getting on the right track to better health and fitness...

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The TB12 Method

TB12 Method

Learning New Techniques: The TB12 Method Sometimes you have to sharpen your skills. I have been a personal trainer now for 16 + Years. Learning New Techniques to sharpen my skills in the past has sometimes left me feeling like I am learning a new gimmick or false fact - or at best something most people are not going to do or need. This past week I had the privilege to go to Foxborough, MA to TB12 Sports and learn...

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