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Amazon Meal Prep Guide

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Simply put, you’re more likely to succeed if you take the time to plan ahead. Below are items that I use on a daily basis that allow me to spend my time more efficiently, keep me constantly prepared, and leaves my ability to adhere to my diet pretty seamless. What makes dieting fairly easy for me is I’m always prepared, food is always cooked and ready in the fridge at all times, I always have apples, bread, protein powder, etc. ...

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INTERVIEW: How To Start A Personal Training Business

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I was recently interviewed by Nathan Change for his Seven Interviews series, this topic in particular being “How To Start A Personal Training Business

He selected 7 top trainers to share secrets on their career successes. I’ve started from the ground up and now run my own private 1 on 1 training facility exactly as I hoped and set out to do. Fortunately, everything fell into place pretty well once my fitness career got underway, I discuss that, obstacles that got ...

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The Top Secret To Curb Your Cravings!

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The title sounds like a lie and a scam, the secret to stopping your cravings. All too often now, a new quick fix solution is marketed to build more muscle or lose more weight without investing too much effort. I run into these advertisements on a regular basis by running a personal training studio. It’s unfortunate for most of us but the real solution is hard work, often times restriction and a realignment of our priorities. Nothing worth having is ...

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RP Diet Templates Are Highly Recommended

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I have added a section to the website describing and recommending the Renaissance Periodization Diet Templates as my preferred option for client diet management.

I’ve also recently began offering 1 on 1 Nutrition Classes at the studio for individuals struggling with either MyFitnessPal or the RP Diet Templates. Both can be easy to learn and invaluable tools but there may be a learning curve especially if you have not performed a proper diet before, prepared ...

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The Top 3 Keys To Advancing Your Lifting Skills

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Most people lift weights to look better, improve athletic performance, increase strength, or a combo of the three. In most scenarios, when trying to boost strength there is an increase in load (weight lifted) and when trying to grow muscle the volume is added upon.

What you’re trying to accomplish with ultimately prioritize your keys to success but what I’ve written below should apply to everyone.

ADHERENCE
More than anything else, if you don’t stick to something you’re going to fail. ...

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Updated Training and Diet Philosophies

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I was reading over my philosophy page and realized a lot of my thoughts and opinions have changed somewhat since I originally wrote it.

I’ve expanded and elaborated more on how I view diet and training. Now including my thoughts on training for performance vs body composition, cardio, walking, goal setting, and more.

I Philosophy, Personal Training, Personal Trainer, Ballantyne, Charlotte, NCbelieve in progressive training. This is either increasing the ...

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The Ideal Client, A Trainers Wish List

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When seeking a personal trainer, clients will generally seek out various attributes in someone they want to work with.  A super high energy person vs low energy person, weight loss history vs athletic history, males vs female, young vs old, harsh personality vs easy going, maybe it simply comes down to location and price.  Most of you are looking for something.

Trainers are no different and often seek out suitable candidates that will fit their training style. As I’ve gained more ...

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Donation To Houston Humane Society

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By now I’m sure everyone is well aware of the trouble that Houston has gone through of late. Often times during natural disasters you don’t hear much about the displacement of animals, lost homes, lack of food and shelter, etc. Some of the studio profits were just sent to the Houston Humane Society to help out the furry people.

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NEW Fitness Results Tracker App NOW AVAILABLE!!

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The results tracker app is now available for $5/month (every 28 days). Below is the direct link for purchase.
 
 
Existing clients at the studio will maintain a 50% discount for the duration of their membership and will currently ...
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Nutrition Classes

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1 on 1 Nutrition Classes – Nutrition Course in Charlotte, NC

I now offer 45 minute 1 on 1 nutrition classes. This is a service exclusively for my 1 on 1 personal training clients. Diet will ultimately dictate the success or lack-there-of in your body composition goals. If the aesthetics are no concern to you and strength is where your primary focus lies…Proper nutrition will determine whether or not you will receive your greatest return on investment.

Clients struggle with different things ...

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