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How To Fix Skinny Fat

Don’t Suffer From Skinny Fat Syndrome     Besides being called dad bod, you’ve probably heard of the term “skinny fat.” That’s when an individual has lean legs, lean arms, and looks thin, but has excess amounts of body fat around the midsection along with the development of man boobs. Both aren’t good for optimal health and longevity. As my business …

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The Truth About Fasted Cardio

Don’t Fall Into The Trap Of Fasted Cardio   I’ve never been an early morning cardio person so this particular topic wasn’t applicable to me or my training. However, I do train clients bright and early at 5:45 am and many of them have asked me if they should eat or not before working out. Great question. I had to …

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How Much Water Should You Drink Daily?

If You Drink Water You Already Like 72% Of Me   It’s been SOO hot here in Phoenix that spending time in the pool sounds like a terrible idea. That’s what you get for living in the desert. With it being this hot, it brings up the very important topic of hydration/dehydration. Emergency response teams are on high alert and …

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Is There Any Truth To Muscle Confusion?

Can Muscles Really Get Confused?     I had a client tell me the other day that she was excited to start my fitness program. She was looking for something different and was needing some “muscle confusion.” I just want to highlight that interaction because it happens more often then you’d think. First, I think it really boils down to …

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YouTube Is Live

Over the past two years I’ve been on the fringe of jumping on YouTube. I’ve had the voices in my head preventing me from taking the step. These internal voices happen to EVERYONE and the older I’ve become, the less I really give a shit about them… …So I started a channel. I’ll be honest, not being on YouTube has been …

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Want Better Fat Loss Results? Adherence Is Your Key

I’ve been inspired the last couple of days to write a few more pieces of content. I’ve been slacking on this part of my business and I apologize to you. I actually have a handful of blogs queued and I’ll release them over the next few weeks and into the summer. My schedule will slow down and I’ll have more …

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Can You Get Ripped Through Diet Alone?

Get Ripped To make it simple. Yes, you can get pretty ripped up without the use of gym weights. It’s totally possible. Getting ripped is a product of a low body fat percentage. A low body fat percentage can be attained without the use of dumbbells and barbells. Does this mean you don’t or shouldn’t lift weights? That’s totally up …

Overuse Injury: Tennis Elbow

Tennis Elbow is another common overuse injury that can cause some serious pain in your elbow joint. I brought my former Athletic Trainer Rachel in to discuss Shin Splints. Today, the focus is on the elbow joint and figuring out ways to manage, reduce and prevent Tennis Elbow. Check It Out: What is Tennis Elbow? Lateral epicondylitis, I know that …

What Is Split Training

You’ve probably heard the term “split training” or “body building splits” while spending time at the gym or reading articles online. I wanted to touch on this briefly because I feel that people still don’t understand it or are confused by what it means. Simply put, split training allows you to divide workouts up between different body parts on different …

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How To Get Bigger Arms

Specialization training has been around for quite some time. It traditionally appears in body building circles where individuals will focus on training weak points to help with physique goals. Which, in essence, makes sense. In certain circles it’s frowned upon because it’s not functional, doesn’t necessarily improve performance and it’s most likely done so in vain. And I’d say that …