Five Travel Tips for Pilates this Holiday Season – Workout Fitness Article

Five Travel Tips for Pilates this Holiday Season The holidays are a time to enjoy your family, and this often means some travel! But that doesn’t mean you have to compromise on your Pilates practice just because you can’t make it to the studio. Whether you’re a frequent flier or are taking your annual trip, here are some tips to make Pilates while traveling a whole lot easier! Travel With Pilates PropsYou can’t take a reformer with you (unfortunately!), but you…

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» Strength and Conditioning Stuff You Should Read: 11/9/19 – Workout Fitness Article

» Strength and Conditioning Stuff You Should Read: 11/9/19 Strength and Conditioning Stuff You Should Read: 11/9/19 Written on November 9, 2019 at 5:11 am, by Eric Cressey I hope you had a great weekend. Here’s a little reading and listening material to kick off your week! EC on the Inspiring Lives Podcast – I joined the crew at Athletic Greens on their podcast to talk coaching and business. 10 Assumptions You Should Stop Making About Your Clients – This…

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Mistakes to Avoid After Working Out – Workout Fitness Article

Mistakes to Avoid After Working Out What do you do after you finish working out? Do you go home and kick up your feet for the rest of the day and call it a day? Do you stock up on a ton of protein and carbs in order to recover the energy that you spent? The chances are that you are doing something wrong. Here are common mistakes to avoid after working out, from HiDow International.Forgetting to Do a Post-workout…

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Double Your Leg Strength One Leg at a Time – Workout Fitness Article

Double Your Leg Strength One Leg at a Time   Developing explosive power for athletes should logically entail pure single-leg exercises. Simply put, when you’re in a sport, any sport, you are usually creating power and taking off from one leg anyhow. In fact, most everything we do is transitioning from a single leg to another. So, if you want to have great leg strength, be able to jump with power, create force and momentum in your movement, you can…

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Can Vitamin E and Exercise Help Kids Learn? – Workout Fitness Article

Can Vitamin E and Exercise Help Kids Learn? One hundred twenty adolescents in Saudi Arabia ages 15–18 were assessed by scientists who were curious to discover if a link exists between vitamin E intake, school performance and exercise. Told not to alter their eating or activity habits, the teens were divided into three groups according to their activity level: mild (<500 metabolic equivalent minutes per week), moderate (500–2,500 MET/min/week) or active (>2,500 MET/min/week). Blood samples were collected at regular, consistent…

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Going From A to B – Box33 Adaptive Strength – Workout Fitness Article

Going From A to B – Box33 Adaptive Strength Imperfect action is better than perfect inaction.” – Harry Truman Whenever you start a new endeavour, to get the maximum results in the shortest possible time you generally need to know 2 things1) Where are you now2) Where you want to go And as the saying goes… It is like going from A to B. Once you know these 2 things you can map out a plan and get moving towards…

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What We Do – The Process of Getting Started – Box33 Adaptive Strength – Workout Fitness Article

What We Do – The Process of Getting Started – Box33 Adaptive Strength Strategy Session It all starts with organising a free consultation and going through a Strategy Session. Why do we do this? For a number of reasons, but simply it comes down to these 3 BIG reasons.1) We can learn a little more about you. You can tell us your story.2) We can discover where you want to go and why3) We can determine if Box33 is the…

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Friday Night Core (by Trainer Lisa Mcnett) – Workout Fitness Article

Friday Night Core (by Trainer Lisa Mcnett) Who says you can’t get in a quick workout on a Friday night? Kick-off your weekend with this 15-minute core workout. Don’t forget to log your rep details so you can track your progress over time. Don’t forget to thank Skimble Trainer Lisa Mcnett for this awesome workout by giving it a like 👍 Do you have a fitness resolution? Make progress towards achieving your goals with Skimble’s top fitness apps and supportive community. If…

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Tips for Staying Healthy While Traveling – Fitness Article

Tips for Staying Healthy While Traveling It’s that time of year again! The holiday season is quickly approaching and you may be preparing for holiday travel. Whether it be to reconnect with family and friends or to take a much-needed vacation, we all deserve a break. But travel can take a toll on your health if you’re not careful. We have compiled several tips to get the most out of your travel plans while keeping up with your physical and…

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Skimble’s Trainer Spotlight: Janet Harritt – Workout Fitness Article

Skimble’s Trainer Spotlight: Janet Harritt Meet Janet Harritt, Skimble‘s featured Trainer! Growing up as an active child, health and fitness have always been ingrained in her lifestyle. Janet believes that being healthy encompasses much more than just your physical health, which is why she focusses on helping her clients find joy in their fitness journey to stimulate their mental and emotional health too. We recently had the chance to chat with Janet and learn about her training methods as well as…

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Trainer’s Guide to Workout Templates – Workout Fitness Article

Trainer’s Guide to Workout Templates Get the Basics… Organizing your training into templates saves time without compromising effectiveness. Follow the basic principles of program design when creating or choosing a template to use. Choose from the provided templates based on your personal style and who you train. See how Exercise.com’s workout creation software can help you deliver the best service to your clients. As personal trainers, our biggest task and time-cost outside of actual client sessions is background work like…

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“To Ice or Not to Ice?” with Gary Reinl – Workout Fitness Article

“To Ice or Not to Ice?” with Gary Reinl CSP Elite Baseball Development Podcast: “To Ice or Not to Ice?” with Gary Reinl Written on November 5, 2019 at 8:22 pm, by Eric Cressey We’re excited to welcome Gary Reinl, Director of National Accounts and Professional Athletic Teams for Marc Pro, to this week’s podcast. Gary delves into one of the most controversial topics in sports medicine history: icing. A special thanks to this show’s sponsor, Athletic Greens. Head to…

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Interview: Tim Gojich, Fit For Life Gym [Tips + Healthy Habits] – Workout Fitness Article

Interview: Tim Gojich, Fit For Life Gym [Tips + Healthy Habits] Get the Basics… Explaining the Why’s to Clients Listening to the Wishes of Clients Delivering Wisdom to Clients There is so much competing information about strength training these days. And a new dieting fad or nutrition craze seemingly pops up daily. If you decide to start your own fitness business in this oversaturated landscape, it can be difficult to navigate your way to a successful outcome. Today, we’re talking…

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Improve Your Posture with these Pilates Movements – Workout Fitness Article

Improve Your Posture with these Pilates Movements There’s more to your posture than standing or sitting taller and straighter. In fact, posture plays a key role in overall body health. Circulation, range of motion, releasing pressure on your organs and ligaments, all have posture to thank.Posture can also prevent repetitive strain or injury. This is because when we sit all day at work or perform the same actions, our posture degrades over time. The result? We start to develop aches…

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How to Use NLP to Help Clients Overcome Obstacles – Workout Fitness Article

How to Use NLP to Help Clients Overcome Obstacles It’s an hour before your session starts, and you get a text from your client Kelly, a 33-year-old mom of two who is 50 pounds overweight, has just been diagnosed as being prediabetic, and is trying to change her lifestyle. She’s late again. This is not the first time Kelly has been late, and you’ve had “the conversation” with her about your cancellation policy. However, your gut tells you that something…

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Healthy Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe – Workout Fitness Article

Healthy Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe Create this easy Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup while you are at work or out running errands! Loaded with tender chicken, tomatoes, and a rich flavorful broth loaded with traditional flavors will totally wow your taste buds. Serve this alone or with your favorite clean eating crackers or tortilla chips. You can top this easy tortilla soup with cheese or sour cream if you want a different profile of flavors. Slow Cooker Chicken…

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15 Exercise Tips For People Over 50 – Workout Fitness Article

15 Exercise Tips For People Over 50 Our bodies begin to change drastically after fifty: a more rapid decline in bone density and a greater loss in coordination and motor control. Fortunately, in most cases, all of these things can be slowed or reversed with the implementation of a good fitness program. It’s great to have strength or weight loss goals at this age, but, most importantly, it is the goal to protect one’s physical independence.   Balance Training A…

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Slosh Pipe Basics and Benefits – Workout Fitness Article

Slosh Pipe Basics and Benefits by Vincent Metzo, MA, LMT, CSCS Strengthening the trunk muscles and the body’s core has become a prevalent subject over the last 20 years. When we look at the use of unstable surfaces (physioballs a.k.a. Swedish balls, balance disks/platforms, Bosu balls, etc.) and the use of unstable objects to lift (slosh pipes, slosh balls, weights suspended from bars, etc.) the topics of upper and lower extremity strengthening, and that of stabilizing muscles at the shoulder…

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Recovery and the NASM OPT™ Model – Workout Fitness Article

Recovery and the NASM OPT™ Model Getting the most out of each workout requires more than just following a great training program. Consistent performance also requires an optimal balance between training and recovery. Mention the subject to most clients, though, and you’re likely to meet with disinterest or even resistance. Clients rarely think of recovery as a planned activity, and others go so far as to believe that time spent recovering will interfere with goal achievement.   So, in addition to all…

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How to Be Fit Daily – Workout Fitness Article

How to Be Fit Daily When the weather cools down as the season changes and fall creeps in, it can be easy to lose sight of your fitness goals. This, coupled with the warm and comfortable food that comes with thanksgiving, calls for the need to stay fit daily. At HiDow international, we believe that staying active daily is a great way to keep fit and prevent reaggravating injuries while you’re at it. Try these tips for how to fit…

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“I Don’t Want to Get Big & Bulky!” – Workout Fitness Article

“I Don’t Want to Get Big & Bulky!” “I don’t want to get big and bulky.” That’s what the prospective client told me. She wanted to get stronger, lose body fat, and feel more confident, but she was afraid of getting “too big.” According to her, resistance training, and especially weight lifting, were out of the question. I sighed to myself. Not again. How many times have you heard these words? “I want longer, leaner muscles.” “I don’t want to…

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Interview: Jake Eisenhut, Revived Strength [Tips + Invigoration] – Workout Fitness Article

Interview: Jake Eisenhut, Revived Strength [Tips + Invigoration] Get the Basics… Listening to Clients and Customized Sessions Client-centered Training Learning to Delegate Starting your own fitness business is a big decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly. Your success in this industry will require a lot of fundamental education, a lot of focus, and maybe even, a little bit of faith. Today, we’re talking to Jake Eisenhut who discusses how his passion for exercise and his passion for serving others serve…

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» The Biggest Mistake in Program Design – Workout Fitness Article

» The Biggest Mistake in Program Design The Biggest Mistake in Program Design Written on November 1, 2019 at 4:09 am, by Eric Cressey Today’s guest post comes from former Cressey Sports Performance intern and current Boston Bruins Head Performance Coach Kevin Neeld. It’s timely, as he’s a co-creator of the new Optimizing Adaptation and Performance resource that was just released. I’ve reviewed it and it’s outstanding; definitely check it out HERE, as there’s a $50 off introductory discount in…

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The Best Muscle and Strength Builder? – FitFrek – Workout Fitness Article

The Best Muscle and Strength Builder? – FitFrek Creatine is one of the most researched supplements out today. It’s proven to increase strength, size, power output and even some studies showing some mental benefits.The main effect of creatine is that it increases ATP production. ATP is the main energy source of muscles and stores are used up when performing high intensity exercises like lifting or sprinting. Aside from strength benefits, it also has nitric oxide effects due to its ability to increase water…

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You Shouldn’t Train Like the Pros to Build Muscle – Workout Fitness Article

You Shouldn’t Train Like the Pros to Build Muscle Most men come to the gym with the goal of improving their aesthetics. Often they look for guidance through various channels of information, the most common being Google, YouTube, or a fitness blog.   These can be a great place to start, but all beginners and many intermediates run into the same fundamental problem. They don’t have a pre-existing understanding of nutrition and exercise and therefore have no way to evaluate…

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Dumbbell Uppers (by Trainer Tabitha Moore) – Workout Fitness Article

Dumbbell Uppers (by Trainer Tabitha Moore) This workout is a nice introduction for anyone wanting to explore adding weights to their workouts. Just grab some light dumbbells and get started with these few upper body exercises. Did you know you can track your weights/reps in Workout Trainer? Make a note of your weights to see your progress over time. Don’t forget to thank Skimble Trainer Tabitha Moore for this awesome workout by giving it a like 👍 Do you have a fitness…

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Linear Progression: Everything You Need To Know – Workout Fitness Article

Linear Progression: Everything You Need To Know As you continue to progress as a novice, you’ll eventually reach a point where you start missing reps. For example, you might get 5,5,5 on Monday’s workout then add weight to the bar and miss a rep on the last set of Wednesday’s workout e.g. 5,5,4.At this point, you need to start using smaller increments when adding weight to the bar. For example, if you’ve been adding 5 lbs every workout on the…

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Linear Progression: Everything You Need To Know – Workout Fitness Article

As you continue to progress as a novice, you’ll eventually reach a point where you start missing reps. For example, you might get 5,5,5 on Monday’s workout then add weight to the bar and miss a rep on the last set of Wednesday’s workout e.g. 5,5,4. At this point, you need to start using smaller increments when adding weight to the bar. For example, if you’ve been adding 5 lbs every workout on the bench press then reduce that to…

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Vulcan Strength Training Systems: $599 Shipped to anywhere in Cont. USA. These Flat Base Power Racks have a slightly larger foot print than our standard model. These racks can be converted to a half rack with a conversion kit we will have available in 2020. Multi Grip pull up bar, Alpha Bumper plates, safety straps, B-Side Absolute Stainless Power Bar, and weight storage are not included but available as added accessories. Check link in profile for details. #garagegym #powerrack #powerlifting…

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30 Days of Planks, Thanks, & Giving – Workout Fitness Article

30 Days of Planks, Thanks, & Giving This 30-Day Planksgiving Challenge will work your entire body but more specifically your core and arms, sometimes with a little cardio thrown in. We’ll also be adding in a thanks and giving challenge each day too! PLANKSGIVING CHALLENGE Ready for a 30-day challenge full of planks, thanks, and giving?! We’re changing Thanksgiving to Planksgiving for this fun 30-day challenge. When you join us for this challenge, for the month of November, each day…

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