Posts Tagged 'Exercise'

How Are Exercise Plans Important For Personal Training?

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Society today is constantly bombarding us with information about the dangers or a sedentary life and fitness in general. The fact that inactivity is linked to rising instances of poor health and obesity is well known. Even with all this data, though, there is still an exponential increase in the number of overweight and obese people. How can this be?

When it comes to personal training, the main problem is that many people start exercising but cannot maintain the momentum. ...

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How to Survive Your First Personal Training Session

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Personal training sessions go a long way in contributing to your fitness regimen. Nonetheless, many people find it quite difficult to establish a fitness regimen that suits them. This mostly arises from challenges that they experience during their first personal training session. These challenges can make you think about quitting altogether. To survive the first session and look forward to more, here ...

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The Benefits of Having a Personal Trainer

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If you’ve decided to commit to a healthier lifestyle, then you’re probably thinking about joining a gym in order to get into better shape. Instead of just joining any gym, you should strongly consider working with a personal trainer for one-on-one personal training instruction. The following are some of the benefits that you can enjoy from receiving professional personal training:

  1. Learn how to use weight training equipment – If you’re just starting out, then odds ...
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Training For Your Goals…Or Not

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Most everyone wants to lose weight, build muscle, get stronger, get faster, jump higher, etc. Unfortunately, exceeding at these training goals requires specific programming. An individual would not eat the same way to gain weight as they would to lose. That person must choose to stay in a calorie deficit or surplus to reach their specific goals. Exercise selection is much the same way, your choices will yield different outcomes.

To make a basketball analogy, one does not get better at ...

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VIDEO: How To Perform a Sumo Deadlift

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The Sumo deadlift is my favorite lift. There are many differences between a sumo deadlift and a conventional deadlift and I’ll go over just a few. The deadlift in general, in all of its forms, is really the best way to develop hip and posterior chain (backside of the body) strength and power. In the most simple of terms, the most noticeable difference between the sumo vs conventional lift is simply your stance (wide vs shoulder width).

Below is a video ...

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The Art of NOT Working Out…

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So the headline is a little misleading…on purpose. There is really no benefit to never working out.

However, a planned deload or step back can often be a very necessary and beneficial aspect of training. Do not misinterpret as an excuse to lay around and do nothing for a week. After 8, 12, 16 week programs, a week long deload is often prescribed. In the most simple of explanations, a deload is basically a week of active recovery.

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1 Top Secret Tip To Deadlift More Weight!

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There are quite a few different tips and cues for the deadlift exercise and its many variations. The deadlift happens to be my favorite exercise these days. The ability to lift the most weight compared to other lifts, the total body effort taken to pull the bar from the floor, the focus, etc…

Assuming you do not have any issues with your feet, or any lower body conditions…One tip that should help boost everyones deadlifting total would be to simply lift without ...

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Quick Home Workout, No Equipment Necessary

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Had a client that had to cancel late and was running short on time, asked for a quick workout they could do at home. Below requires no equipment and if done properly should be a pretty efficient total body cardio driven workout that can be done in very little time.

Perform each exercise for 30-45 seconds depending on your abilities, as many reps as you can perform in that time frame. Try to take as little rest as possible and go ...

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The Importance of Being On Time & Following Your Routine

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With the busy lives that most people live in todays world, “I don’t have time” has become the go to excuse for skipping out on workouts, cheating on diets, neglecting injury prevention, etc…

I hear this excuse not only as a trainer from time to time but also as simply a peer to others who workout. Truth being, our bodies and our results do not care about our busy lives! May sound harsh but its the truth.

If you were required to work ...

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Five Quick Tips To Prevent Injuries | Corrective Exercise

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Five tips of corrective exercise, one should be obvious to even the most novice of exercisers. The other four maybe not so much…Follow these to help prevent injuries

  1. ALWAYS warmup before working with weights, running, jogging, etc. Proper warmup should consist of foam rolling/self myofascial release, light stretching with body weight movements, and then I prefer to run through a short easy circuit that will mimic some of the heavier lifting I’ll be doing later in the workout. Warming up takes ...
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