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How to stay motivated for the gym

A lot of people often ask me how do they stay motivated for the gym and I often start to ask them numerous questions such as, what is their reason for going to the gym or how many days do…

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Miconseption of a small waist and big butt

The question that I get asked the most is, “how do I lose weight, get a skinny waist and get a big butt?” I am sure a lot of you reading this are wondering the same thing. Especially in today’s…

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How the brain benefits from exercise

While a lot of people exercise for their physical appperance and looks a lot of people may not know that it is also very important for healthy brain function. Exercise has been shown in many different studies to improve moods…

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Why dieting often leads to weight cycling

When people want to lose weight you often hear them say I need to go on a diet. Then they go on these complicated diet plans telling them that they cannot eat these “junk foods” and often times if they…

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Myths that stop women from training

The idea of lifting weights has always been an area of concern when it comes to some women. There are a lot of myths out there when it comes to women lifting weights. They are often misinformed on information that…

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Overcoming common Obstacles to exercise

There are many excuses people make for not being able to go to the gym. Often times its just due to laziness and other times it is due to lack of motivation. But the purpose of this post is to…

The importance of patience

A lot of people including myself make decisions off of emotions instead of logic. A lot of times we set plans and tell ourselves that we have a set goal but then when things don't go our way we take…

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The Importance of a good warm up

 

A lot of times especially for myself when I first started training and wanting to get my body in shape I would never warm up. Even playing basketball I would do two or three stretches then jump right in and…

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Truth About Gluten Sensitivity

Ten years ago few people knew what Gluten even was and you rarely heard people go into restaurants and ask if you had a "Gluten Free Menu". Now recently you can find the terms gluten free being talked about everywhere 

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Think you are over training?

Over training is something that has been an issue of mine for many years. Playing basketball growing up I had an obsession of wanting to get better. So I would kill myself everyday in the gym for months as a…

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Foods for your body

I wanted to make a post about different foods that benefit different body parts. Often times when people think about foods they never think about how one particular food will benefit them. Growing up people use to say eating carrots…

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Avoiding injures while running on the treadmill

Over the years people have come up with many different ways to increase their cardio but one method that has stayed the same is the treadmill. I see it all the time people will be on their for hours at…