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Intermittent Fasting Results for Weight Loss – FAQ

Intermittent fasting results. You’ve heard about them, but can you trust them? Do intermittent fasting results include weight loss? Are the benefits of intermittent fasting worth the effort? What is intermittent fasting anyway? Let’s tackle those questions and more. Some say intermittent fasting can help you lose weight fast, even help alleviate disease. Others warn […]

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How to Get It Done

Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. — quote attributed to U.S. President Calvin Coolidge Enthusiasm and desire can get you started. Enthusiasm and desire can even get you out of bed … most mornings. But there are times when you’ll need sheer grit — persistence and determination (aka persistence and determination) to keep going. Expect […]

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Pilates vs Yoga – Which Is Best?

It’s a questions about Pilates vs Yoga all the time. Which is best? Your workout time is limited. You can’t do it all. So, would Pilates or yoga be the best choice for you? We don’t want to say, “That depends,” but that’s where we have to begin. Ask any good fitness coach to point […]

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Yoga for Strength?

Yoga encompasses a whole lot more than breathing exercises, meditation, and relaxing poses. Yoga can be a kick-ass workout and a strength-builder. Traditional strength training vs. yoga When you think about strength training, you probably envision lifting weights: dumbbells, barbells and kettlebells — but getting strong is more than that. By definition, strength training is […]

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You Can’t Stop Me

The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who’s going to stop me. — Quote attributed to Ayn Rand My natural tendency is to blame my lack of action and follow-through on someone or something else. If only my boss realized how valuable I am, then I’d surely get that raise If only my […]

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5 Essentials for Choosing a Personal Trainer

  If you’ve made it past the idea that personal trainers are only for movie stars, if you’ve realized your health is one of the most important assets you have, and if you’re ready to stop trying to get and stay fit all on your own … congratulations! Now comes the tough part. How do […]

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Does Having a Workout Buddy Really Help?

  It seems like a no-brainer: if you want to increase the odds you’ll stick with your plan to work out regularly, then you should get a workout partner — someone to hold you accountable. If I tell you I’m going to get down to FIT Academy for Yoga before sunrise, I might show up […]

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Which is Best: Cardio Workouts or Weight Training?

  You want to get the most out of your work at the gym, but selecting the right exercises and equipment can be difficult. It’s like the argument over which diet is best. One person recommends going vegan, another says paleo, and your brother-in law swears by the Dukan Diet. Every one of them claims […]

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Are the Gym and Fitness on Your Priority List?

The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities. — A quote from Stephen Covey It’s easy to stay busy, but still fail to make progress. Failure can be its own busy-maker. We can get hung up on “I must do this” or “I must do that” and end […]

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The Easy HIIT Workout Anyone Can Do

All About HIIT What if you could find a way to quadruple the results you get from working out? Instead of hanging at the gym and plodding along on the treadmill for an hour, you could get your daily shot of health in 20 minutes. Would that be something worth checking out? Let’s take a […]

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