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4 Ways to Maximize Your Gym Time

Follow these steps to maximize your gym time. 1. Your Workout Program. Design your workouts so they are effective and efficient.  Unless you are training for a bodybuilding competition or an endurance event, there is no reason to spend 2 or more hours in a gym every day.  If you[…]

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Muscle Types 101

Exercise makes all of your muscles bigger, right?  The simple answer is no, but why? There are three muscle types that comprise our bodies. Skeletal or striated muscle is attached to bones and has many nuclei with each fiber. This type of muscle comprises about 40% of an adult’s body weight.[…]

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Burn More Calories

What is the theory behind how I structure Cross Training Circuit and Metabolic Explosion Training? Slow steady cardio can be a component of a fitness program but to burn more calories in less time is appealing. To achieve this, I chose a specific method to create the workouts in Cross[…]

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What Should You Wear to the Gym?

A topic such as this may seem like a no-brainer.  But based on my experience, more people than I care to mention have apparently forgotten the personal appearance and general dress codes that are innate to most of us. With this in mind, what should you wear to the gym? […]

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When to Replace Your Workout Shoes

Buying the right pair of shoes for exercise is important so you perform well and not hurt your feet. But the next question is – when to replace your workout shoes? The answer to this question isn’t as straight forward as when many people replace dress shoes.  Often, the athletic[…]

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What Are The Benefits of Boot Camp?

Boot camp is more effective in weight loss than standard cardio because of its structured intervals.  One of the main benefits of boot camp is that you get a lot of results in a short amount of time, and for most people, it’s much more fun than running endlessly on[…]

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