The Most Useless Exercise Ever

  Einstein is quoted as having said that the definition of insanity “is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results”. This quote leads me to beg the question then, why do people still continue to do abdominal crunches and expect a 6-pak and a functional midsection in return? If crunches…

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5 Natural Remedies for Treating Menopause

Five natural remedies for treating menopausal symptoms.   Menopause. It comes with it’s perks. No more period! No more buying tampons! No more buying pads! No more menstrual cramps! But, to get there we have to put up with: Irregular periods Hot flashes and night sweats Sleep problems Mood changes Weight gain Thinning hair and…

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How To Bounce Back From Failure

Having been a trainer for over two decades now (wow, I’m getting old. When the hell did that happen?!), I know there are a lot of people who have a hard time getting fit and losing weight. In my 20-plus years of being “in the trenches,” I have found that most people can find the…

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Over 40: 4 Tips On What To Do In The Gym

So, you’re in your 40’s or 50’s. Congrats, God willing you have reached the midway point of your life. But, now that you are here does that mean that you need to start training your age, start training with precautions and restrictions because you might break? First a Funny Story My loving husband, who is…

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12 Tips To Make Exercise a Habit

Habit. It is defined as “a regular tendency or practice, one that is hard to give up”. Things like caffeine, to brushing your teeth, to sitting on the couch and binge watching “House of Cards” are all common habits that some people have (and by “some people” I really mean me). Exercise, however, is not…

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