You are not too Busy to Exercise

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You are not too Busy to Exercise

Let's see if this sentence sounds at all familiar to you, “I’ll start working out next week, I’ll be much less busy then.” Or this one, “I’ll start working out next month, my kids will be done with sports finally.” Or this all too familiar one, “I’ll start working out in January because it's the perfect New Year's resolution and I am just so busy with all the holidays over the next 3 months!"...

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Does Your Personal Trainer Suck?

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Does Your Personal Trainer Suck?

To the average uninformed individual, it can be very hard to tell if your personal trainer is truly worth the money. No one likes to waste money, and there is nothing I hate more than people wasting money on a personal trainer that is doing an awful job for them! This one article could save you from spending thousands of dollars on a bad personal trainer, and help you find one who will truly get you RESULTS!

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Take Chances, Reap the Rewards!

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Take Chances, Reap the Rewards!

Let me ask you something, and I want you stop and think about it for a second. When was the last time you really took a chance on something that had a decent amount of risk associated with it? Now also consider, when was the last time you WANTED to do something but didn’t act on it because of the perceived risk?

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How to Determine if you Need a Personal Trainer

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How to Determine if you Need a Personal Trainer

In today's article, I will be discussing a variety of ways to determine if you should hire a personal trainer! Let me first start off by saying that personal training is certainly NOT for everyone. However, for many others, personal training can offer countless advantages when helping people reach their health and fitness goals.

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One Mistake to Never Make in the Gym!

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One Mistake to Never Make in the Gym!

Lets face it, people make a LOT of mistakes at the gym! From not having a goal, not tracking progress, terrible form, a program randomly thrown together… the list could go on and on! But today I am going to focus on a mistake that some might feel is rather insignificant, yet in reality it can likely help you reach your goals a LOT faster...

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Benefits of Strength and Conditioning for Youth Athletes

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Benefits of Strength and Conditioning for Youth Athletes

A proper strength and conditioning program can have numerous and essential benefits towards all forms of athletics. The most important being injury prevention. As an athlete, sustaining an injury is the last thing you want to have happen. Peak performance and often participation cannot be achieved in such a state

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Are you Overtraining?

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Are you Overtraining?

Overtraining, in its simplest definition, is training too hard for too long which causes negative reactions in the human body. Some of the symptoms of overtraining include...

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What do you Actually Need for Great Results?

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What do you Actually Need for Great Results?

As humans, we have a tendency to over-complicate things quite often, in almost all aspect of life. When you really take a minute to slow down and think about it, most things in life are really quite simple, and you likely already have (or have access to) everything you need!

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You Want it? Go Get it!

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You Want it? Go Get it!

Today's article is a little different than ones I have written in the past. Today we’ll be looking at what it takes to get something you really want. The title makes it sound so easy doesn’t it? But in reality we all know that in most scenarios it is not...

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Can a Gym Membership Actually SAVE you Money?

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Can a Gym Membership Actually SAVE you Money?

Lets face it, money and finances are always HUGE driving factors in nearly every big decision we ever have to make. Whether you’re buying a house, car, clothes, food, or even a gym membership, you will surely take cost into account. People will usually end up buying something when they perceive the value of the product to be fair or better at the cost it is listed for...

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The Dirty Little Secret of the ‘Big Box Gym’

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The Dirty Little Secret of the ‘Big Box Gym’

If you’ve been an active gym-goer at any point in your life, it's safe to say that you have at least tried out a regular ‘big box gym’ at some point. These gyms are a dime a dozen, and I will refrain from using names, but they are the type that are open all day (sometimes 24/7), have various strength and cardio equipment, and sometimes will also offer a variety of classes. But there's one big secret they don’t want you to know…

 

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Getting more Protein and Saving Money!

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Getting more Protein and Saving Money!

Today marks the start of our Fitness Fusion Myfitnesspal Nutrition Challenge, so I thought I would write a new blog post just for the occasion! Many people struggle with getting enough protein in their diet, so I thought I would touch on some personal strategies I use that allow me to get enough protein day in and day out while on a budget!

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What is the BEST Workout Routine in the World?

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What is the BEST Workout Routine in the World?

As a personal trainer and gym owner I hear this question all the time. People are always wondering what the best workout routine is, as they are looking for the best results possible in the shortest amount of time possible. There is really a very short, and simple, answer to this questions! The single best workout routine that exists is…

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"Healthy" Foods That Aren't Really Healthy

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"Healthy" Foods That Aren't Really Healthy

We live in a time where manufacturers know that foods considered or labeled as “healthy” will sell better than those that aren’t (or they can at least jack up the price on those items!). All over the packaging you’ll see health related claims without the nutritional substance to back those claims up...

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Benefits of Group Exercise

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Benefits of Group Exercise

For this week's article I received a request to write about the many benefits of group exercise classes. And since Fitness Fusion is based around our “FUSE Group Training” classes, and they’re awesome, I figured why not? (Not trying to toot my own horn, but toot toot!)

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