Fitness

Are You Too Old?

Aging. As we enter our 40s, 50s, 60s, and beyond, we inevitably notice changes in our bodies. Are you too old to want to slow down these changes? It is often true we still think of ourselves as teenagers or remember what we could physically do in our 20s, yet[…]

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Are These Dangerous Exercises?

I just finished reading an article where the author used some photos and asked are these dangerous exercises. What amazes me is that this and other similar articles aren’t only written by random bloggers who are self-proclaimed fitness experts, but are also published on well known “health and wellness” websites[…]

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How to Choose a Personal Trainer

You’ve decided you want to change your body for the better but you aren’t sure how to choose a personal trainer. Follow these steps and you will find the one for you. Credentials. There are probably hundreds of personal training certifications available, but only a few are reputable based on[…]

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Endurance Athlete Nutrition

I write my own articles, maintain my website, and post on social media. However there are times when I come across another trainer’s article that I want to share with you. This is such an example  – Endurance Athlete Nutrition. Both Nancy Clark and I publish articles in the American[…]

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Weight Loss Goal

In today’s society, having a weight loss goal seems to be the norm instead of the exception. Whether it be 5 lbs. or 50 lbs., most people say they know what to do yet in reality they don’t because they are unable to maintain the changes they make. This is[…]

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Training Smart

This article – Training Smart – was originally written by me and published in the American Academy of Health and Fitness’ Gamut of Life, a publication read by 15,000+ professionals in the health and wellness industry. Nearly every day we are faced with the question of how hard to push[…]

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Lower Back Pain

Did you know that 80% of adults suffer from lower back pain? It can be caused by a strain, structural problems like a damaged vertebrae or sciatica, arthritis, osteoporosis, sleep disorders, a bad mattress, even bending or turning awkwardly. Once it happens, at best we are in a lot of[…]

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Alone Time For Moms in Cincinnati

I recently spent time with a childhood friend and we held a conversation about alone time for moms that I think will resonate with many people. My friend is a daughter, a wife, a mom of 5 kids aged 18 and younger, works full-time, and assists her husband in running[…]

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A Hidden Benefit of Group Fitness Classes

Spoiler Alert: You may be surprised at what I call out as a hidden benefit of group fitness classes. You are probably expecting me to say that when you take a group fitness class, you will find camaraderie, accountability, commitment, and the opportunity to meet others with similar interests. You[…]

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