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Add this Factor to your Fitness Plan and Get Fit for Life

Many different fitness websites claim to have THE answer for your fitness, diet, six-pack, body-you-want goals. “Do this ‘weird’ trick to lose weight” or “The great six-pack secrets revealed here” are some of the common calls I have heard. What is the answer to all of our fitness and physique dreams? Is it a particular

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Introducing Train and Play™

It’s been a little while since the last post. I’ve been busy working on some new things. In the past several weeks I have been formatting, uploading, editing, and fine-tuning the website for Train and Play™ – “The fitness plan that shows you how to lose weight and get in shape with your favorite sports

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Something My 6 Year Old Taught Me About Exercise and Influence

Published on June 26, 2013 by in Fitness, Kids Health

Parents that _____________ have kids that _______________.  Have money, do drugs, drink, smoke, go to church – one could insert many interchangeable words there. Here’s another one:  Exercise.   The other day I took my kids and nephew to the park. It was a Mr. Mom outing with a 9 month old, two 6 year

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Use this Fitness Concept to Burn More Calories

Published on May 29, 2013 by in Fitness

So, you want to burn a bunch of calories with your workouts, right? I am guessing “Yes”! I have yet to hear anyone say “I like doing all this exercise, if only I could burn less calories.” So, how can you burn more calories with your fitness routine? Option 1: Double your workout time. Two

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Basic Body Weight Strength Training (With or Without the Bulk)

Published on May 24, 2013 by in Fitness

I was asked the other day, “Hey Glen, what do you suggest for basic toning? I don’t want bulk. I have been doing cardio for a little over a month now and need to start doing some sort of toning. Any suggestions would be great!” First let’s talk a little about strength training, building muscle,

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Pain and Exercise: Take Time to Rest and Recover

Published on May 16, 2013 by in Fitness

One thing I am (almost) learning as I get older is to STOP working out every now and then. Chronic pain can happen with exercise the same (well, maybe not exactly the same) as it can with inactivity and sedentary living. I was once sidelined from working out for almost a year when I strained

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Have You Been Lifting Weights? Should You?

Published on April 30, 2013 by in Fitness

What comes to mind when you think of strength workouts? Dudes clanging around weights in the Hulk section of the gym? Well, it certainly could be that type of workout, but it doesn’t have to be. There are several ways we can work on strengthening our bodies.  The Center for Disease Control and Prevention recommends

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3 Ways to Overcome Being Overweight

There are several factors involved that leads to a person gaining weight. I outlined 3 possible reasons in my last post here. In this article we will touch a little on how to overcome struggles with being overweight. 1. Controlling YOUR supply of food. In the previous post I wrote about the food supply in

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Channel Your Inner Arachnid (and Avoid Injury)

Published on March 20, 2013 by in Fitness

The benefits of dynamic stretching have become a hot topic in the fitness world in years of late, and for good reason. There is research that shows doing dynamic stretching (continual moving and stretching) can improve athletic performance when compared to more traditional static stretching (holding a stretch for 20 seconds or so). I personally

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Applying the “Slight Edge” to Your Health

One of my favorite books is called the Slight Edge by Jeff Olson. He gives so much practical and ridiculously simple advice in the book that when reading it I find myself saying, “Well, duh,” yet at the same time it is the simple things in life that we tend to overcomplicate (I have been

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