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Workouts That Are A Dramatic Mood Booster

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I’ve seen as many clients in a clinical therapy setting as I have in a personal training setting. And most of my clients in both settings have benefitted from following a consistent fitness routine. This is probably one of the reasons I love being a therapist and a personal trainer. Taking care of your body via healthy eating and consistent exercise can be a big mood booster, so much so that I’ve seen it replace the need to take medications in several of my clients. (Please check with your physician if you’re contemplating stopping your prescribed medicine.) (more…)

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5 Ways to Burn More Calories Doing Cardio

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When it comes to cardio workouts, it's natural to want to maximize the impact of your workout and feel great. All too often, people make common cardio mistakes when they're at the gym that can actually sabotage their ability to meet fitness goals and leave the scale stuck at its present numbers. Boost your performance with these 5 ways to burn more calories during a cardio workout. (more…)

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How To Improve Your Daily Activity Level

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It’s an alarming epidemic in this country. Obesity is not slowing down. At least 20% of each state’s population is now obese and there are no signs that this percentage is going to decrease. So while there isn’t one cure, we can all take a stand and increase our activity levels. And this doesn’t just have to be done in a gym. We simply have to get out of our chair, stand up from the couch and get moving. Let’s go over some simple ways to increase daily activity levels so we can start taking control over our waistlines. And

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How Do I Get Better Arms?

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It’s been one of the most commonly asked questions. “Blaire, how do I get cut-up arms?” “How do I get rid of this jiggle when I wave hello to someone?” “How do I get guns like Arnold?” Haha! It is something we typically want to achieve. Who doesn’t want arms of steel? We might differ in how big or muscular we want our arms to appear, but I haven’t met anyone who doesn’t want strong, fit arms. So the million-dollar question “How do I get better arms” needs a million-dollar answer. And guess what, I got a few approaches to

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5 Healthy Habits to Practice Throughout Your 30’s, and Beyond

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If there’s one thing I detest, it’s admitting to any signs of aging or slowing down. Anyone who knows me can vouch for that. But alas, now that I'm in my 4th decade I'm beginning to notice some subtle changes. Don’t get me wrong, I won’t be making excuses to let myself go but while I am still as strong and nearly as fast as ever, I have noticed that it takes a little longer to get warmed up for a workout. Recovery is a bit slower. And I pay a hefty price after having a few drinks the night

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6 Quick and Easy Weight Loss Tips

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It’s 2015, and you might just need to lose a few pounds like most of us. Here are six quick and easy weight loss tips that could help you start the New Year off right. Everyone is different, so don’t get discouraged if one of these tips doesn’t apply to you. One of your best weight loss techniques this year will be acquiring a variety of options for weight loss. (more…)

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