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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Achieve A Winning Mindset

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How To Achieve A Winning Mindset: What is this mindset, and how do you get it? How and why do some have it, and some lack it? Lets take a look at how to achieve a winning mindset. Mental Toughness Is Something You Learn Typically people who have it go through something in their life that is a hurdle to what they want so bad where they learn the ability to never give up. Don't accept the place you are...

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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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Everyone Has The “Ability”

Ability

Everyone Has The "Ability" Ability is defined as the possession of skill or the ability to do something. Everyone has different abilities. Everyone has the ability to succeed at achieving goals that they work hard at towards achieving. Some choose to work more diligently at achieving those goals than other people do. And, some of those goals take priority over other goals. So sticking with the word "Ability" you have the ability to bend, twist, squat and move around better...

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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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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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How Much HIIT Is Enough?

HIIT

Is 30 Minutes Of High - Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) Once a Week Really Enough? My answer is: YES, if you are working out several times a week, doing HIIT one of those times is a good thing. Is once a week enough? In my opinion, the answer is again YES. Doing HIIT more than once a week regularly is actually unnecessary, in my opinion. One should not need to perform regular HIIT to achieve the benefits. What Is HIIT?...

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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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Start The Morning Workout Routine

Workout

Start The Morning Workout Routine Start Small Start with just 30 minutes. Don't jump right in with a 90-minute early morning workout. It’s easy to wake up a half hour earlier and go out and do something basic like running, push-ups, and sit-ups and then get ready for work. You can always make your workouts longer down the road, but start with something you can be consistent with. Prep the Night Before If you’re going to need something in the...

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Whats Better – Running Indoors or Outside?

Running

Get The Best Out Of Your Workout Part 2 -  Which is Better - Running Indoors or Outside? I understand we all want to Get The Best Out of Your Workout. Lets face it, sometimes that can be tricky! Conflicting theories on how to maximize your exercise would stretch anyone to the limit. In this series of blogs I will answer some of the more common questions I get asked about how to get the best out of exercise. This...

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