Taylor Carpenter

Five Things You Should Know Before Selecting Your Personal Fitness Trainer

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One of the challenges that we face while trying to achieve our fitness goals is to remain motivated all through the process. For those faint hearts that fallback frequently and fail miserably while trying to achieve their fitness goals, a personal fitness trainer could be of great help. Yes, one of the important roles of a personal trainer is to keep his or her clients motivated so that they attain their fitness goals fast. Your ...

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Updated Image Gallery of the Studio

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Just a quick update. I uploaded new pictures on my studio on the Pics & Video page. Hard to believe it has been a full year since I’ve done that. I will now get to work on creating and editing a new video.

Looking at the old pictures I have added a brand new half rack, brand new flooring, a new concept 2 rower, sandbags, kettlebells, a vulcan ghd, banners, a new flat bench, etc…So many additions over the ...

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4 Healthy Habit Tips For Staying On Track While On Vacation

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As many of you know I’m heading on vacation for the remainder of the week. While I do like to indulge on vacation (OVERindulge) as a treat I still make it a point to log my food daily (466 myfitnesspal days and counting!) and find opportunities to get a workout in.

1. Google search gyms in the area. Nowadays even small remote locations tend to have some type of fitness facility. I always scope out the area, distance from my ...

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Taylor Carpenter Post Workout Shake – Dymatize Iso100

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People at the studio often ask me different questions about how and when I eat.

First and foremost, the most important thing is to stick to a caloric and macronutrient goal. There is no getting around this in my opinion. Weigh your food, log throughout your day and hit your goals. If progress is to slow or fast you have the data to make adjustments.

Post workout nutrition is important, however shakes are not necessary I just really enjoy my ...

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Taylor Carpenter is a Fitness Nutrition Specialist

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In early August 2014 Taylor Carpenter obtained an additional certification from the National Academy of Sports Medicine, the Fitness Nutrition Specialist credential.

The NASM FNS course delivers evidence-based nutrition education so health and fitness professionals can better serve their clients.

Developed in partnership with NASM’s strategic partner, Jones & Bartlett Learning (JBL) and leading registered dietitians, the FNS provides the advanced knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully work with clients seeking basic nutritional guidance.

“It’s estimated that by the year 2030, approximately ...

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Exclusive 45 Minutes Sessions, 30/60 Min Options Discontinued

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I have decided to discontinue the 30 minute and 60 minute session options going forward. From now on I will be working exclusively one on one with clients for 45 minute sessions. No boot camps, no groups/pairs. I am the only personal training studio in Charlotte NC that I’m aware of that works exclusively one on one with no other trainers/clients in the gym area.

I’ve worked previously where 30/60 minutes were both options but I believe 45 minutes is the ...

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VIDEO: Trainer in Action, New Toys @ The Studio

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Once again I’ve picked up a few things at the studio and made some more improvements. I’ve recently posted a few YouTube videos testing out some of the new equipment. In some cases I just wanted to experiment and try a few new moves.

Check the short clips below.

Battle Rope

Jungle Gym XT Body Saw Muscle Up

Slow Mo Pistol Squat

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Currently Available Session Times

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I have now added a page to the website that lists all my permanent openings of availability.

View Current Available Session Times https://taylorcarpenter-pt.com/available-session-times.

Openings are very limited but I’ve been able to create a few extra time slots to accommodate new customers. I have started a waiting list, so if you’re preferred time is filled, shoot me an email so I can get you towards the top!

With Black Friday passing I’ve made some significant upgrades to the studio ...

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New Workout Equipment at Taylor Carpenter Personal Training Studio

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Over the past few weeks since deciding to make the studio exclusively for one on one personal training I’ve brought in a few new pieces of equipment most notably the Vulcan Strength Glute Ham Developer which I’m very excited about. The American Chiropractic Association has said that over 80% of our population will suffer from low back pain at some point in their lives, Americans spend over $50 billion to treat low back pain each year, and it’s ...

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Two Recent Testimonials

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Two of my clients took the time recently to share their experience with Taylor Carpenter Personal Training. Read below.

I started training with Taylor about 5 months ago. Discipline has always been my issue. Taylor was recommended by my friend. He is “AWESOME”. Taylor is very disciplined and particular about things and that’s a must quality for a fitness trainer.

He is very punctual. His communication with you is top notch. He motivates you; he will stay on top of your ...

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