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As the calendar approaches the end of the year, it’s about that time when we start to turn our attention to what we would like to accomplish in the coming year.  Just for fun, I decided to go back to the list I made at the beginning of the year to see how I did. […]

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Exercise and Fat Loss – What You Need to Know, Part 4

Before I go any further, I hope you’re asking yourself, “Isn’t this the guy who wrote in detail several months back about how there is no one best of anything”?    Yes, that indeed was me and it’s still true.  However, please keep in mind that everything that I have shared with you over these […]

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Exercise and Fat Loss – What You Need to Know, Part 3

By now you should have an appreciation of how resistance training contributes to fat loss, so my objective for today is to cover the second big rock in this process – interval training. When you hear the words “interval training” it might be helpful to think of it as a time-saving type of exercise with […]

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Exercise and Fat Loss – What You Need to Know, Part 2

In my last article, I made the statement that exercise alone is a poor choice if your main goal is to shed fat and lose weight, and that aerobic exercise was specifically unimpressive in this department.   Today I would like to discuss a better way. If aerobic exercise or doing cardio is not the […]

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Exercise and Fat Loss – What You Need to Know

I’m going to say something that you’ll be surprised to hear come out of the mouth of a fitness professional.  Brace yourself… exercise alone is a poor choice IF your main goal is to shed fat and lose weight.   There I said it!  Might not be my best marketing tactic, but at least it’s […]

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Is The Keto Diet Best For Me?

Chances are, you’ve probably purchased a dietary supplement, or some piece of exercise equipment that promised an appealing result.  Or you tried the latest diet and exercise program making the rounds because it was billed as “the best.” If this sounds like you, don’t feel bad.  I’d be willing to bet each and every one […]

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You’ve Been Lied To

Last month I talked about the prevalence of “should goals” I tend to see in the area of health and fitness.  While I believe I have recently said enough on the topic of goals, I have yet to discuss the various factors associated for why these goals are chosen and I feel that this is […]

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Do You “Should” on Yourself?

After writing last month’s article on goal setting, I thought I had wrapped up everything I needed and wanted to say concerning the topic of goals.  Then I realized I had left something out.  Something important. If you have been following along, you now know that when someone finally uncovers their true “why” for wanting […]

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This is the Last Step in Goal Setting

I wanted to write this series of articles because I keep seeing the same thing happen over and over again.  Well-meaning individuals attempting to achieve some health and/or fitness-related goal, and in the end either coming up short or quitting entirely, and I want to help. If you happen to be starting here, please go […]

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Why You Do What You Do

Hopefully by now you have figured out your why and have taken a deeper look at who you really are as a person (your identity).  If not, please go back and check out part 1 and part 2. If I were to ask you, what are your top 5 core values, could you do it?  […]

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