All The WHEY!

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There are all of a sudden a million different brands & types of protein on the market, where do you look? The price for protein has also skyrocketed over the past two years. To get the purest highest quality protein you will surely have to pay more.

I used to get a 6lb bag of whey protein from Costco, manufactured by Cytosport (the makers of Muscle Milk) a highly reputable brand. It was just $27.99 for a 6lb bag….Last weekend ...

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$1 Personal Training Trial

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This is a September promotion for new clients only. I’ve helped a lot of people in the Charlotte area surpass their goals earning a reputation as one of the more accomplished personal trainers in Charlotte NC. I’m confident I can help anyone willing to put forth the effort. I have the knowledge and experience to lead you down the right path. However, you will be required to do the work, make the changes, and prioritize exercise & nutrition into ...

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Case Study: Effect of Fat Saturation on Satiety

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This is my first post in the new Case Studies category. What better content to add then facts proven through well documented clinical trials. I will link the in depth case study for those that are interested but I will normally just discuss the results of the study on here (the most important thing!)

FULL CASE STUDY!! Effect of fat saturation on satiety, hormone release, and food intake

So if you don’t know there are Saturated and Unsaturated fats, not all ...

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Beat the Scale

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The following is good for those of you trying to lose weight along with the group trying to put on additional muscle. Working out is very important but equally so is putting the proper nutrition in your body.

I encourage everyone to use myfitnesspal.com or a similar calorie counting site. I’ve always used this one, I find it to be pretty easy so I always recommend it. Everyone can do this, but when the day is over and you ...

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75 years old with body of a 20 year old

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I’ve done a lot of consultations since I began personal training in charlotte nc and quite often people will believe they are too old, too out of shape, too tired, too far gone to turn things around. The above video is a 75 year old woman with the body of a 20 year old! If that can’t generate a spark of motivation then I don’t know what can.

She says she runs 80 miles a week, ...

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Total Nutrition Technology Nutrition Guide

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I’m very happy to now be offering a free nutrition guide in addition to the many other amenities available at my new location. All my clients will receive a copy and for a limited time I’ll also be providing this during free consultations! To schedule one, click on this link

This nutrition guide was written by Total Nutrition Technology owner Angela Gallo, exclusively for clients of mine! She is a Registered Dietitian and her company has been going strong ...

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What are people saying about Taylor Carpenter?

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If you haven’t noticed I recently added a Testimonials page. I would like to thank Pam, Olga, Merry, Eshwar, and Tracey for taking the time and being the first to share their thoughts on their experience with me as a trainer so far. Hopefully, I’ll be adding more on a regular basis on my quest to becoming one of the best personal trainers in Charlotte NC!

I also plan on adding a Equipment section which can be seen under “The Studio” ...

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Pictures worth a thousand words

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Over the past few days I came across some interesting photos on Facebook and thought I would share.

They really speak for themselves, maybe I will create a gallery on this website for photos like this at some point.


Body scan of 250 lb woman and 120 lb woman. If this isn’t motivation to work out, I don’t know what is! I’m NOT implying that a women needs to weigh 120 lbs…that’s no where near realistic for some people…but it ...

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How to Squat Properly

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A few weeks ago I came across a site called gymjunkies.com and they had some excellent videos and descriptions for some of the most common exercises we do.
Dead Lift
Squat
Bench Press
Shoulder Press
Lunge
Pull Ups
Rows
and more…

Many of my clients will request simple at workouts for their business travels or weekends to keep their muscles working. This site would be an excellent reference point to bookmark on your computer if you were not 100% confident without ...

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Mountain Climbers

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Mountain Climbers are a staple in most exercise routines for weight loss client. This is an exercise that can simultaneously engage your muscles while acting as a form of cardio. You are utilizing your shoulders, triceps, core, hips, and cardiorespiratory system.

The website below has 8 different mountain climber variations, an excellent way to switch things up, hit muscles from a different angle and prevent boredom in your workouts! Each video has an accompanying 30 sec video plus a text ...

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