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My Weight Loss Secrets: I’ve never told anyone these before

Someone approached me in the gym the other day and said, “Hey! I read your bio and saw that you lost over 50 pounds a while back. Good for you! That’s awesome! How did you do it?”   I thanked her and everything, then I told her what I did to shed those lbs. And

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How this Personal Trainer Eats on Thanksgiving

Want to know a personal trainer’s secret to a “healthy” Thanksgiving and holiday season?   Let me first tell you what I WILL NOT be eating on Thanksgiving. I will not be eating pretend pie without sugar and/or butter. I will not be eating only the breast part of the turkey. I will not be

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Today’s Workout (or non-workout)

I have the all-important rest day on my plate today.   This afternoon I took a drive to Portland to get ready for a fitness conference workshop sort of thing.   Here with four of my friends/colleagues – all of us fitness pros – we went out for some Mexican food (like fitness pros do).

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Beating Failure: How I Brought my Fitness Level to A-

Confession: My personal training career almost never started. Not because I didn’t have the know-how. Not because I didn’t have the drive to wake up and push people to achieve amazing results. It was not from a lack of passion for health and fitness. The problem was this: I didn’t measure up to my own

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How to Eliminate Man Boobs

It’s not something every guy is comfortable asking, but from time to time I get asked, “How do I get rid of my man boobs.” It’s a valid question, and something a lot of guys are self conscious about, so let’s figure this out.   My first piece of advice is to get a bra,

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This Dude Called Me Flabby

This Dude Called Me “Flabby”   The other day this dude said I look “a little flabby around the waist.” Really? He also said that I needed to “tighten up and look ripped” if people are going to take me seriously as a fitness trainer.  Was he being harsh? I don’t know. Maybe I do

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BM(Freaking)I – How accurate is the Body Mass Index?

The Body Mass Index (BMI) chart is used to gauge a healthy weight for people and used by a lot of doctor’s offices, personal trainers, dieticians, and other health professionals, but is the BMI flawed? How accurate is the BMI chart, and should you use it to determine your level of health?   What is

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Lotto Tickets, Jackpots, and Getting Fit Quick

We live in an instant gratification society. We like quick results. We like fast food, microwaves, drive-through windows, and instant-winner game tickets. How many people play the lottery in hopes of becoming instantly rich overnight? Millions. How many lottery winners do you personally know? My guess is zero. The same thing goes for slot machines

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How Much do You Spend?

Our priorities can tell us a lot about our lifestyle. Do you consider fitness to be a big priority in your life? And, if not, do you want fitness to become a priority in your life? If the answer is yes, then I would assume that you allot a certain amount of time in your

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Guest Blog: Are You Like a Bull In a China Shop?

Good news! Lore Earley is back this week with another great post. Her last post on the site was awesome, and it looks like for the time-being she will be making some regular contributions to the blog roll here. I learned something new with her post today, I’m sure you will too. Enjoy! Are You

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