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    When HIIT isn’t the Best Workout

    I know you have heard performing high intensity interval training (HIIT) is the best way to burn fat and it is all the rage. Although, I agree and I believe in the results you can get from doing a HIIT workout a few times a week. There is one population that needs to rethink how they are training and high intensity isn’t always the best option. I am referring to women who have PCOS (Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome) it is a hormonal disorder that not only affects fertility but also the ability to lose body fat. Many women with the disorder have higher levels of cortisol (also referred to as…

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    Let’s Get Real, Shall We?

    Where are you at in your fitness regime? Are you making gains, seeing results, feeling stronger or are you struggling with a specific exercise or lagging body part? If you are then we want you to join us for our 100 Rep Challenge for the month of August. We have challenged our clients to pick an exercise they want to improve on or a lagging body part that want to bring up to par and for the entire month of August will do 100 reps of that exercise every single day for those 31 days. Of course, this will be split up over several sessions throughout the day. So for…

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    The Power of the Mind

    Where are you with your health? What direction are you headed? How will you get to your goals? Many of us are walking around in circles undoing all our good intentions. Did you have a healthy grilled chicken salad for lunch only to pick up dinner at a drive thru? Did you set your alarm to get up earlier to do that cardio session only to skip breakfast? If this sounds like you, then read on.  You only have one body and one mind, don’t you think it’s about time you put it as a priority in your life? Forget all the crazy infomercials you’ve seen or the nutty Hollywood…