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  • Tweet If you’ve been in the fitness world for a while, you may have heard about the concept of nutrient timing, or the theory that when you eat, may have...

    Nutrient Timing: Does When You Eat Matter?

    Tweet If you’ve been in the fitness world for a while, you may have heard about the concept of nutrient timing, or the theory that when you eat, may have...

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  • Tweet This is an article I wrote for a local supplement company called Nutrasumma. You can view the article on their website HERE Don’t get caught up in the myriad...

    Beyond the Benefits of BCAA’s

    Tweet This is an article I wrote for a local supplement company called Nutrasumma. You can view the article on their website HERE Don’t get caught up in the myriad...

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  • Tweet What if I told you that there was a way to lose body fat that caters to your unique body type. A multifactorial model that assesses not just how...

    What Your Body Fat Says About You

    Tweet What if I told you that there was a way to lose body fat that caters to your unique body type. A multifactorial model that assesses not just how...

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  • Tweet 10 Strategies to Beat the Holiday Bulge: published in Scottsdale Health Magazine (November 2013) Check out the magazine ——-> HERE

    10 Strategies to Beat the Holiday Bulge

    Tweet 10 Strategies to Beat the Holiday Bulge: published in Scottsdale Health Magazine (November 2013) Check out the magazine ——-> HERE

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  • Tweet You know the saying “Rome wasn’t built in a day”? I think that quote is very relevant as it pertains to you and your health-related new years goals. Often...

    Building Up to Fat Loss

    Tweet You know the saying “Rome wasn’t built in a day”? I think that quote is very relevant as it pertains to you and your health-related new years goals. Often...

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  • Tweet Eating out doesn’t have to be challenging. Simply knowing what to look for can be the difference between a 250 calorie meal and a 1000 calorie meal. Face it,...

    How to Eat Healthy on the Go

    Tweet Eating out doesn’t have to be challenging. Simply knowing what to look for can be the difference between a 250 calorie meal and a 1000 calorie meal. Face it,...

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  • Tweet This article is from our November 2011 newsletter [LINK]: Most people set goals this time of year, usually revolving around weight loss through increased exercise and “better” food choices....

    Goal Setting Made Simple

    Tweet This article is from our November 2011 newsletter [LINK]: Most people set goals this time of year, usually revolving around weight loss through increased exercise and “better” food choices....

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  • Tweet In part one of “How your Scale is Holding you Back”, we touched on two very important points regarding effective fat loss: 1) Scale weight is an unreliable indicator...

    How your Scale is Holding you Back: Part 2

    Tweet In part one of “How your Scale is Holding you Back”, we touched on two very important points regarding effective fat loss: 1) Scale weight is an unreliable indicator...

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  • Tweet *This article was recently published in Scottsdale Health Magazine: View it HERE How Your Scale is Holding You Back: Part 1 Weight loss and fat loss are often two...

    How your Scale is Holding you Back: Part 1

    Tweet *This article was recently published in Scottsdale Health Magazine: View it HERE How Your Scale is Holding You Back: Part 1 Weight loss and fat loss are often two...

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  • Tweet Here’s a great little “Rant” from one of my body fat loss clients, Michele Balzano: “Everyone is curious to how to lose weight and get in shape. I am...

    Get in Shape “Rant”

    Tweet Here’s a great little “Rant” from one of my body fat loss clients, Michele Balzano: “Everyone is curious to how to lose weight and get in shape. I am...

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  • Tweet You Are Your Goals Most people set goals this time of year, usually revolving around weight loss through increased exercise and “better” food choices.  While these are perfectly normal...

    What is your New Years Resolution? Weight Loss?

    Tweet You Are Your Goals Most people set goals this time of year, usually revolving around weight loss through increased exercise and “better” food choices.  While these are perfectly normal...

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  • Tweet How to Effectively Reduce Inflammation Achy back, sore knees, stiff neck, joint paint. Whether it’s getting out of bed, warming up on the range, post-workout soreness, physical trauma, or...

    The WHOLE Truth about Inflammation

    Tweet How to Effectively Reduce Inflammation Achy back, sore knees, stiff neck, joint paint. Whether it’s getting out of bed, warming up on the range, post-workout soreness, physical trauma, or...

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  • Tweet I used to be hardcore into “functional training”. Meaning, I wanted to use exercises that would train people in multiple planes of motion, often including some sort of stabilization...

    Are Weight Machines Bad for You?

    Tweet I used to be hardcore into “functional training”. Meaning, I wanted to use exercises that would train people in multiple planes of motion, often including some sort of stabilization...

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  • Tweet While we are all genetically predisposed to store stubborn body fat in unwanted areas, it seems there’s a direct correlation between the types of foods that we eat and...

    How to Get Leaner Legs

    Tweet While we are all genetically predisposed to store stubborn body fat in unwanted areas, it seems there’s a direct correlation between the types of foods that we eat and...

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  • Tweet My clients know that there’s no such thing as an “easy” way to lose weight. It takes hard work in the gym, optimal nutrition and lifestyle modifications. While not...

    Burn Body Fat Effortlessly

    Tweet My clients know that there’s no such thing as an “easy” way to lose weight. It takes hard work in the gym, optimal nutrition and lifestyle modifications. While not...

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  • Tweet Question: Is it true that not eating before a morning workout enables you to burn more fat? Answer: This is an extremely common fat burning strategy used by fitness...

    Should You Eat Before Exercising in the Morning?

    Tweet Question: Is it true that not eating before a morning workout enables you to burn more fat? Answer: This is an extremely common fat burning strategy used by fitness...

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  • Tweet Ever heard the saying “you are what you eat”? Well, that’s not exactly accurate. I prefer to say, “You are what you digest, absorb and assimilate.” The digestive system...

    The Flu, Immunity, and You

    Tweet Ever heard the saying “you are what you eat”? Well, that’s not exactly accurate. I prefer to say, “You are what you digest, absorb and assimilate.” The digestive system...

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  • Tweet Q) When should I stretch? A) Assuming you’re the standard American who sits too much, doesn’t exercise enough, has increasingly poor posture and is resistant to the Body Systems...

    When Should I Stretch?

    Tweet Q) When should I stretch? A) Assuming you’re the standard American who sits too much, doesn’t exercise enough, has increasingly poor posture and is resistant to the Body Systems...

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  • Tweet Q) How do I lose body fat around my midsection? A) I used to say that there’s no such thing as “spot reduction”, meaning, you can’t lose body fat...

    How Do I Lose Body Fat Around My Midsection?

    Tweet Q) How do I lose body fat around my midsection? A) I used to say that there’s no such thing as “spot reduction”, meaning, you can’t lose body fat...

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  • Tweet Q) How can I stay committed to an exercise program when I’m so busy? A) I have yet to meet someone who has legitimately been “too busy” to find...

    Committing to Your Exercise Plan

    Tweet Q) How can I stay committed to an exercise program when I’m so busy? A) I have yet to meet someone who has legitimately been “too busy” to find...

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  • Tweet Q) How many days/week should I lift weights and for how long? A) It depends on numerous factors, like training status, age, body fat, goals, etc… Since most people...

    Are Weights for Me?

    Tweet Q) How many days/week should I lift weights and for how long? A) It depends on numerous factors, like training status, age, body fat, goals, etc… Since most people...

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  • Tweet When it comes to exercise, more is not always better. The days of 45 – 60 minute moderate intensity elliptical or treadmill workouts are over. The recent research suggests...

    How Much Cardio is Enough?

    Tweet When it comes to exercise, more is not always better. The days of 45 – 60 minute moderate intensity elliptical or treadmill workouts are over. The recent research suggests...

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  • Tweet I am writing this not for shear amusement, but out of necessity. The personal training industry is a joke. The average personal trainer lasts maybe 4-5 years before they...

    5 Rules for Finding a QUALIFIED Personal Trainer

    Tweet I am writing this not for shear amusement, but out of necessity. The personal training industry is a joke. The average personal trainer lasts maybe 4-5 years before they...

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