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Myth #20: It’s Just About Weight Loss

According to the CDC, over 1/3 of the United States is Obese! Another 1/3 is listed as overweight.  If math is your thing, then you realize that only leaves 1/3 of the population as healthy. That probably isn't news to you... or at least not that there is a problem. You've heard it before.  But… Continue reading Myth #20: It’s Just About Weight Loss

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Myth #14: Intensity is Irrelevant

If there is one mistake I see in the gym (besides knowing that people are trying to out train a bad diet) that is sabotaging their success, it's this one. The most common scenario is this...and it's really common.  Someone comes in, all fired up with a new program in hand.  Maybe even it's a… Continue reading Myth #14: Intensity is Irrelevant

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Myth #3 Lifting Weights Makes Women Bulky

If you're just hopping into this series, be sure to check out yesterday's post about the benefits of strength training for everyone.  Seriously, if you're not using resistance to train, you're missing out on well... a lot! But Every. Single. Time.   A woman walks into the gym, the very first thing she will say… Continue reading Myth #3 Lifting Weights Makes Women Bulky

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“Secure YOUR Oxygen Mask First”

I used to fly fairly often, but since I’ve changed careers, it’s been years. I flew frequently enough that I didn’t bother to listen to the schpiel at the beginning of the flight. “Blah blah blah… phone in airplane mode… blah blah blah… exit row…may be required to assist… blah blah blah…snacks available for purchase…blah… Continue reading “Secure YOUR Oxygen Mask First”

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How Bad(ly) Do You Want It?

All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know. ~ Ernest Hemingway   This is not the post I’ve been trying for three days to write. But that’s ok. Because it’s the truest thing I know.   My trainer/best friend and I got into what we call… Continue reading How Bad(ly) Do You Want It?