Monthly Archives: November 2010

Females: Get Off the Elliptical, and Pick Up The Weights!

I see too many women come in to the gym and jump on the elliptical, treadmill, or bike for 30 minutes and think that they are doing themselves a favor…OR they think that by using the elliptical with the moving … Continue reading

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FOOD RULES!

We are always looking for the best diet, the one with the fastest results. With these diets, we lose it, and then put it back on just as fast. With some exceptions to what people’s goals are, I am against … Continue reading

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Kettlebell Workout

As I said previously, I am really getting into kettlebell work. It is a great total body workout and I feel like I am getting stronger. Right now I am doing the Turkish Getup with a 12kg. I am working … Continue reading

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BE THE BEAN!

Throughout my athletic career, I have looked to this inspirational story about inner strength and dealing with the complications and curve balls that are thrown at us on a daily basis. Enjoy! BE THE BEAN by Anonymous A young woman … Continue reading

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Get The Most Out of Your Workout!

I recently read one of Mike Boyle’s articles on High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT). Here are some key points that I took away from the article: 1)      Tabata – Tabata follows the protocol of 20 seconds of intense work and … Continue reading

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Kettlebell Work

Due to my minor running “setback” that is causing me to stay off the streets of Boston, I have focused my attention on working with kettlebells. I have worked briefly with them this summer at Athletic Evolution, where I learned … Continue reading

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More Than A Diet

A lot of people are interested in losing weight. As much as a huge advocate I am about working out, unfortunately, is not the only ingredient to success. Healthy lifestyle changes need to be taken. People want to lose weight … Continue reading

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