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New Year, New DON’Ts

It’s a new year, and that means New Year’s resolutions. As we look in the rearview at 2020, a lot of us want to...
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Go Take A Walk: 5 Reasons Why Walking Is the Best Exercise

Want to know what the most underrated exercise is for losing weight, building muscle, and de-stressing? Walking. It’s simple, it’s free, and you need to be...
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You Can’t Accomplish Your Fitness Goals If You’re Doing This

If you want to accomplish your fitness goals, you’ve got to believe, baby!  Belief—that's the B-word I'm talking about (what were you thinking?!). And I’m not...
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You Fat Loss Superpower Isn’t What You Think It Is

A lot of fitness content these days focuses on slowing down, meditation, and breathing exercises. That's because we live in a constant state of...
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Build The Life You Want by Giving Up These Three Things

I’ve got a list for you today -- but don’t worry. It’s not another TO DO list. It’s more of a TO DON’T list....
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Crossfit For Weight Loss: Is It Best For YOUR Body?

If you’re like me, you probably have a love/hate relationship with CrossFit. I mean, it’s easy to look at guys like Rich Froening and...
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Throw These Three Supplements Away Right Now

What do you know about supplements? Are supplements good for you? Take a quick peek in your pantry. You may be surprised to learn...
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Gain Energy and Avoid Midday Slump I The Glycogen Priming Method

Stop me if you’ve heard this one: You start your work day strong. You’re feeling productive and it seems like you’ve got plenty of...
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Want An Amazing Six-Pack? You Have To Do These Three Things First.

This might be the most oft-repeated question I get as a trainer: "Nate, I want an amazing six-pack that people can actually see. What do...
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The FIVE Reasons Men Gain Belly Fat

I have a couple of questions for you: Do you have belly fat? Do you even know how it got there? Often, you’ll hear it referred...
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Can You Drink Alcohol and Still Lose Weight?

Alcohol. It’s part of our culture. On Sundays we watch football and drink beer. On New Year’s Eve, we drink champagne. On Cinco de...
Strategies For Making Changes That Last

How I Gained 36lbs then Lost 14lbs of fat I Strategies For Making Changes...

Circle up, kids, it’s storytime! And this story is all about yours truly. Growing up, I was a pretty skinny kid. (How skinny? At my...
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The Two Phases Of Fat Loss – What To Do WHEN

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – Smoothie and Salad Season! And today is all about getting your NUTRITION in order for a...
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Is Cardio Best for Fat Loss?

Should you do cardio before or after resistance training to have the maximum effect on fat loss? Well, let’s just say it’s complicated. Don’t worry though;...
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These 5 Things Are KILLING Your Metabolism

Once upon a time, you could down a whole pizza and a Red Bull (or five!) any time you wanted, and get away with...