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My Monday Swim Workout #1

My Monday Swim Workout #1

Now that my back isn’t shaped like a pretzel, I thought I’d hit the pool. Yes, it’s been awhile. With tears in the ligaments in my right shoulder and a possible rotator cuff tear, and a right knee with no cartilage left in it, even swimming drills is difficult, but I’m going to give it a whirl, and see what happens. I thought I’d share my workout here for anyone who’s interested! Keep in mind this is NOT a challenging workout,…

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Debunking Weight-Loss Myths

Debunking Weight-Loss Myths

If there’s anything that drives me crazy as a Certified Personal Trainer and a Certified Exercise Physiologist it’s all the fitness myths floating around out there. There are people and companies out there that only want your hard-earned money, and they’ll stop at nothing to get it. Here are my top 5 Weight-loss myths: Exercises to ‘bust’ X fat: I have seen so many articles about exercises that ‘bust belly fat fast!’ or ‘get rid of glute fat with these…

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Why We Run: Because I Deserve to be Empowered

Why We Run: Because I Deserve to be Empowered

  I hated running my whole life. I never understood why people did it. I used to see people running in the rain, the winter, in the middle of nowhere and think, ‘gosh, that is so hard, why would anybody do it?’ I started running about 15 years ago, but it was strictly for me. I had started teaching Physical Education at a University, and realized that I had to be able to walk the talk. While I was active…

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There's No Such Thing as a Magic Diet Pill

There's No Such Thing as a Magic Diet Pill

    For most, whether male or female, each of us has an ideal in our mind of how our bodies should look. While that ideal body image may vary from individual to individual, for most, it means being lean, muscular, sculpted, slim, or some version thereof. High protein diets, low-carb diets, low-fat diets, ultra-low calorie diets, diet pills that promise miracles, and exercise programs that promise model-like results in just minutes a day are among some of the crazy…

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