Burn More Calories Daily By Increasing Your Activity!

Daily Activity

Burn More Calories Daily By Increasing Your Activity! What a crazy idea? Increasing your daily activity!? To burn more calories? Yep - And its not even an idea, its a fact! Below I broke down somewhat complicated technical talk into some basic concepts. Stick to the basics as much as possible, here we go: Your metabolism is always working to burn energy. During periods of higher activity, your body will burn more calories than when you are at rest. Your body...

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In Home Personal Training – A Great Fit For You

in home personal trainer

Why is In Home Personal Training Just What You Need? Personal Training, especially In home personal training is a luxury, I will totally agree with anyone who says that. However, having a personal trainer, and especially in home personal training is more practical than you think! In home personal training sessions offer a myriad of benefits if you have a highly qualified fitness professional, which I just happen to be! Some of the benefits to hiring a personal trainer for...

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Nutrition Nightmare: Starbucks Seasonal Drinks

Lake Country Training

Nutrition Nightmare: Starbucks Seasonal Drinks Black coffee is a relatively healthy, energizing beverage. It enhances memory, improves athletic performance, and helps you get going in the morning or through a sluggish part of your day. Black coffee (or coffee with just a dash of cream and/or sugar) can give you a boost, but not all coffee drinks are created equal. Check out the Starbucks Seasonal Drinks - THEY ARE A NUTRITION NIGHTMARE! Though we are going to focus on the...

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Family Workouts For Fun!!

Lake Country Training

Family Workouts For Fun - 1000 Rep Plate Challenge Lets face it, working out can be a chore from time to time. However, it doesn't  have to be, and when it is a chore that should signal you need a change!! We have been doing some family workouts for fun lately and I did this 1000 Rep Plate Challenge the other day with my son! It was lots of fun - he is 9 and loves working out with dad...

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Brutal Honesty About Results From Your Workouts

Brutal Honesty About Results From Your Workouts, or Why You Are Not Seeing Results. I have some tough love for you today. It's about your workouts, and their results. Can we speak honestly? You go to the gym several times a week, sometimes twice in one day, you attend classes, you get your sweat on, and yet something is missing. You aren't as fit as you should be, something isn't working the way you think it should. Is it really...

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Does Sweating During a Workout Mean You Burn More Calories?

Running

Does Sweating During a Workout Mean You Burn More Calories? If you don’t work up a sweat exercising, then you haven’t been going hard enough, right? Wrong. Well, possibly wrong. When it comes to exercise, there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a dripping forehead. But does a sweat-soak shirt equal a better workout? SWEAT SCIENCE As your muscles generate heat during your workout, and your body temperature rises, your body triggers a cooling process - sweating. Our sweat glands are...

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Change Your Workout Routine

Time to Change Your Fitness Routine

Here Are 4 Reasons to Change Your Workout Routine ! Do you find yourself running the same route, going to the same yoga class, or stepping onto the same treadmill while at the gym? If this is you, Change Your Workout Routine! When it comes to our fitness routines, most of us are creatures of habit, I know I am at times. We find something that we like, so we stick to it. During exercise, you’re putting stress on your...

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Dont Compare Yourself to Others – Fitness Trick & Tip #10

Core Training

Dont Compare Yourself to Others - Fitness Trick & Tip #10 This seems so easy, right?  Dont Compare Yourself to Others, why do so many of us do this?  Whether you are just starting out or you're an experienced pro when it comes to working out and fitness, its very easy to give in to the temptation to see how you match up to others.  Its always going to be there and its almost always going to be frustrating!  No...

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Goal Setting – Fitness Tip & Trick # 6

Fitness Tip & Trick # 6: Goal Setting Set one goal at a time. Lets just agree that we are all better off if we focus on 1 thing at a time!  I mean, who is seriously good at juggling a bunch of totally new things all at once? The biggest goal setting mistake is to try to change everything at once - this never ends all that well. Saying "I'm going to move more" then mastering that after mastering that...

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Keep a Food Journal – Fitness Tip & Trick #5

Protein

Keep A Food Journal - Fitness Tip & Trick #5 Seems simple enough.  Trust me it is. We are all busy with our normal day to day stuff and we don't focus enough on what we eat and drink.  We often eat too much or too little, and most of us don't drink enough water but we think we do. Keep a food journal.  Don't have time or don't think its easy.  Well, if writing down what you eat and...

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