Monthly Archives: July 2009

The Zone Made Simple: Lose Body Fat Fast With This Ridiculously Easy Meal Plan

Simple is good, especially when it comes to your diet. Here is a super simple plan based on Zone Diet principles to help you lose body fat starting today: one block of protein =1 oz chicken breast1 oz canned tuna1.5 … Continue reading

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How to Lose 5 Pounds in 5 Days

Ready to jump start your weight loss? I’m going to show you how I’m going to lose at least 5 pounds over the next 5 days. A couple of things before we start: Not all the weight you lose will … Continue reading

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Optimum Training Frequency

How many times per week should you work out? Depending on who you ask, you could get a lot of different answers. Some High Intensity Training (HIT) proponents might tell you that twice a week or even less is ideal. … Continue reading

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How to Find a Personal Trainer

One thing I’ve learned from years of experience in the fitness industry as a personal trainer, fitness manager, and business owner is that the variance and quality level of personal trainers out there is huge. There unfortunately isn’t currently a … Continue reading

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How Much Sleep Do We Need?

Turns out the answer to this seemingly simple question might be a little surprising. A study done by Daniel Kripke in 2002 compared death rates among more than one million American adults who reported their nightly average amount of sleep. … Continue reading

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High Rep Olympic Lifting: Does it Have a Place in Your Workouts?

The Olympic lifts have long been a fantastic way to build strength, explosive power, and improve overall athleticism. We typically see these lifts performed and trained at very low rep ranges – i.e. five and under. More and more, ‘high-rep’ … Continue reading

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Tap Water vs Bottled Water: Stop Wasting Your Money!

I have a confession: I’ve been drinking bottled water for as long as I can remember. For those of you out there who are currently bottled water drinkers (and I’m willing to bet that most of you are), you have … Continue reading

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Kettlebell Review: Apollo vs. Dragon Door

If you’re riding your bike a couple of miles in to work every other day, you don’t need to go out and drop ten grand on a time trial bike. Accordingly, when I first picked up a kettlebell about a … Continue reading

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