Monthly Archives: April 2019

Personal training is like a massage

Personal fitness training is like getting a massage, in that it’s good for the body, and the mind. It’s one-on-one customized care, not cheap, but totally worth it. If you need help with strength, mobility, and/or motivation, interview a certified personal trainer and sign up for sessions with one you like.

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Group classes won’t make you strong

Since I’m a personal fitness trainer, people come to me for strength and fat loss. Some people just want a free consultation to get information without paying anything; others want a trainer, but can’t afford the cost of personalized sessions; or, there are those few that are ready and willing to get help from a […]

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Tahini Flourless Sugar Cookies

These gluten-free, flourless, oil-free, dairy-free cookies have only five ingredients, and are easy to make. I made a batch in the morning, and brought a bunch to the gym. Shortly thereafter, I was getting texts from people writing that they were delicious and wanted my secret recipe. My husband, who is really good about just eating one […]

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Reduce Shoulder Pain while Exercising

Shoulder pain doesn’t always mean you can’t do shoulder exercises. With these small tweaks shown in this video, you can still do push-ups, bench press and shoulder presses without pain. Read the information below, too, for clarification. When performing push-ups, use a narrow stance (examples are triceps push-ups, or chaturanga push-ups.) Wide push-ups put too […]

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Stop drinking bulletproof (butter) coffee

The on-going trend that needs to stop immediately is consumption of bulletproof coffee. Bulletproof coffee is a brand name, and also a high-calorie, high-fat drink that people make at home; it’s just butter and/or coconut oil, added to coffee. People claim that the butter-coffee combination gives them energy. Butter is mostly fat, and fat is one […]

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it’s your parents fault you’re fat

While our parents may have had good intentions, telling us, as children, to clean our plates, when we were no longer hungry, this set us up to be overweight adults. No one should be forced to eat if their body is telling them they are full. By cleaning our plates, our stomachs expand, and our […]

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