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By Shelley FrostUpdated Jul 22, 2019 Reviewed by Aubrey Bailey, PT, DPT, CF-L1 There are a few things that may initially turn off people from hiring a personal trainer, like cost or the daunting image of them pushing clients to near collapse. The benefits, however, of using a personal trainer should be considered carefully, because they’re plentiful. There are...
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Global obesity just reached an unthinkable milestone. The latest: A study published in The Lancet suggests more than 1B people, or one-eighth of the world’s population, are obese. Obesity has doubled in adults and quadrupled in children (aged 5 to 19) since 1990. Polynesia, the Caribbean, and the MENA region have the fastest-growing rates for kids....
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Just put in lots of effort and do it regularly By Jennifer Heimlich 18 February 2024 When you see the biggest guy in the gym pull up to the weight room, you might assume he’ll be reaching for the heaviest weights. You’ve gotta pump massive iron to build massive muscles, right? Well, not really. “There’s a lot of lore...
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Here are my 5 personal fitness rules. Stick with them at least 90% of the time to keep your body healthy and hot. Fitness Rule #1: Don’t Eat Just To Eat There is no place in your healthy lifestyle for mindless snacking. I’m talking about a tub of popcorn at the movies or a bag...
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WEIGHT LOSS, DETOX & EXERCISE PLAN By Shane Massey – Certified Personal Trainer Weight Loss Principles 101 – You must have a caloric deficit to lose weight. Meaning, you have to burn more calories than you consume.  If you have a 3500 calorie deficit over a 7 day period, you will lose one pound.  That...
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Until about a year ago, I avoided strength training, convinced that sweaty cardio was more effective. Since embracing it, though, my body has completely transformed (hello, obliques and biceps!) and I feel healthier than ever. The benefits of strength training don’t end with a more sculpted bod, though. (Far from it, actually.) And you don’t have to use barbells...
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Weight Loss Principles 101 – You must have a caloric deficit to lose weight.Meaning, you have to burn more calories than you consume.  If you have a 3500 calorie deficit over a 7 day period, you will lose one pound.  That is a 500 calorie deficit everyday for 1 week.  If you have a bigger...
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Zinc, much like Magnesium, is one of those nutrients that is critically important in hundreds of processes in the body. It is estimated that around 25% of the world population is actually deficient in this critical mineral. If you want healthy hormones, a strong immune system, and healthy tissues, you absolutely need to make sure...
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A new study found that people whose weight fluctuates early in a weight loss program have worse long-term results. If losing weight feels more like being a yo-yo than a ball rolling down a gentle hill, then you might want to rethink your approach. A new study found that people whose weight fluctuated in the...
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Introduction When it comes to maintaining good health and well-being, we often hear about the importance of a balanced diet and regular exercise. While cardiovascular exercise, such as running and swimming, gets a lot of attention, strength training, red light therapy, and infrared sauna therapy are emerging as powerful tools for optimizing health. In this...
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