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T-shirt Fundraising Campaign

Body Basics is in desperate need of new shirts, and we decided to make our t-shirt sales into a fundraising opportunity!! We've been wanting to help a local organization for a while now and are just n ...

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How to Squat Correctly

At our personal training studio, Body Basics, we have almost all of our clients do some variation of a squat. This might be a barbell front squat (for the high performers), a kettlebell sumo squat, a ...

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Working Out When Not Feeling Well

Recently, I’ve been working out at a gym other than the one I own. It’s a bit weird, but I’m giving it a try. Even as a trainer, it’s good to have someone else coach you, see how your body moves and g ...

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Why the Keto Diet Didn’t Work for Me

So, "Ketosis", or the "keto diet", seems to be the hottest diet right now. I see it advertised online, on billboards, on social media, and on cars around town. I had considered doing it for the past y ...

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Staying Active Around Meal Time

One of the best ways to ward off unwanted weight gain is to be active before and after you eat. My wife is great about this. She’ll ask me to go for a brief walk with her, or do yoga for 15 minutes. I ...

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Staying Active Throughout the Holidays

One of my family’s favorite things to do is play together as a family. My son loves to wrestle, and my wife and daughter love to dance. We’ve also found playing football, or tag, Nerf gun wars, or hid ...

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4 Easy Steps to Help You Not Gain Weight Over the Holidays

One of the key steps of keeping off the dreaded holiday weight gain is adjusting calories based on activity level; more often than not, the everyday routine we maintain throughout most of the year cha ...

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Shoes and how they affect your flexibility

There are a lot of different types of shoes and it's important to wear the right shoes for the right purpose. I've noticed it's fairly common for people to think anything made by Nike or Addidas can b ...

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The Rossiter System

What is the Rossiter System? The Rossiter System restores the elasticity and looseness to the myofascial tissue in our body. The myofascial or connective tissue surrounds the muscles in our body and a ...

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