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What Does it Mean to Be Functionally Strong?

Functional Fitness is one of the biggest phrases right now in the world of health and wellness. It means training your body for every day activities. The focus of this type of program is to increase your ability to perform real-life tasks better. Tasks such as gardening, running up a flight of stairs, getting out of your car, etc.

Reviving Your Workout For V-Day

The time of chocolate hearts and giant stuffed teddy bears has arrived. You may be struggling with how to keep your figure when so much temptation surrounds you. Getting and staying fit during this time of year can be difficult but with a little focus and determination anything is possible.

Monday Motivation

When I was a little kid, my dad had a coffee mug with a bunch of clever and silly sayings all over it. The one I most remember was “eat a live toad first thing in the morning and nothing worse will happen to you the rest of the day.” I remember thinking that was quite a funny albeit horrible way of making sure you had a good rest of your day! As I got a little older I began to realize it was more of a metaphor for not procrastinating.

You Can Do This

"In a recent goal setting session with a client I was reminded of one of the biggest reasons people fail to achieve their goals. As I was telling him about some of the things he would need to do in the coming days and weeks, he began questioning whether it would be possible for him to do those things.

105 Years Old Cyclist Sets World Record

"In case you missed the news last week, 105-year-old Frenchman Robert Marchaud set a cycling record in a category all his own. On Wednesday January 5th, Marchaud rode 14 miles in one hour, the fastest time for anyone 105 or older. In a post-ride interview he stated: “when you are old like this, you must never stop for too long.

Failing to Plan is Planning to Fail

The holiday season is now in full swing and with less than a week to go, last minute shopping and preparing is consuming most of your spare time. In these moments, it’s tempting to relegate your workouts to “I’ll try to fit it in” status but this usually translates into zero workouts until after the New Year.