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The Power of Positivity

I’ve read that a positive thought is 100 times more powerful than a negative one.  Have you ever thought of a person you have not seen in ages, and, suddenly, randomly, you hear from them? This is not just coincidence; it is the power the mind has to bring things into existence. How we think,… Continue reading The Power of Positivity

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Training for Strength or Endurance: Why Not Both At Once?

*** (I am going to try to keep this as unscientific as possible, layman terms only) Body adaptations to fitness training (FT) happen in a wide variety of ways. Typically, when training, one is looking to either increase endurance through cardiovascular training or strength through any variety of weighted exercises. In training this way, the… Continue reading Training for Strength or Endurance: Why Not Both At Once?

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How To Lose Weight: Food Journals

“What gets measured, gets managed.” This simple quote gets to the bottom of…well, how to get rid of your bottom. The essence of this quote is in self-monitoring, or tracking and analyzing your habits. If a goal of yours in 2016 is to lose weight, the best way to accomplish this is by keeping A… Continue reading How To Lose Weight: Food Journals

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Strength Imbalances and How to Fix Them: Unilateral Training

If you have trained long enough, at some point you have said some variation of the following statement: “why is this side stronger than the other side?”  There is an assumption that the dominant side is the stronger side, but this is not always the case. In fact, it’s quite possible that, for example, the… Continue reading Strength Imbalances and How to Fix Them: Unilateral Training

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Overtraining: When Too Much of Good Thing is a Bad Thing

If exercising is good, then exercising more is better, right? The answer, not necessarily. While you should aim to exercise, or at least move for an extended period of time, every day, there are times when the body needs rest to function properly. Exercise can become an addiction, and, especially when we have seen improvement,… Continue reading Overtraining: When Too Much of Good Thing is a Bad Thing

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Avoid the Plateau

Did you know that your body is the smartest machine on the planet?! It’s almost too smart for its own good. The body is constantly adapting and changing based on the environment, the activities you are doing, etc to maintain and even state, called homeostasis. Homeostasis is your body’s desire to be even steven, for… Continue reading Avoid the Plateau

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How To Lose Weight: Food Journals

“What gets measured, gets managed.” This simple quote gets to the bottom of…well, how to get rid of your bottom. The essence of this quote is in self-monitoring, or tracking and analyzing your habits. If a goal of yours in 2016 is to lose weight, the best way to accomplish this is by keeping A… Continue reading How To Lose Weight: Food Journals