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Hashimotos

Hashimoto’s did not hit me like a ton of bricks. It was a slow and steady, sneaky disease that just reared its head in my life over a few years (if not more than that). I honestly thought my slight we ...

New Bootcamp Instructor and more Classes

We are super excited about our new bootcamp instructor, Robyann. She has a wealth of knowledge and experience in leading and formatting top-notch strengthening and interval training classes, and she a ...

Body Basics Summer Challenge

It's that time again.... Time for another FITNESS CHALLENGE! These challenges are a great way to push yourself to its limits in a quick, fun, safe way. "If it doesn't challenge you, it doesn't change ...

Workout Ideas if You’re Staying at a Hotel

I recently went on a vacation with my family for several days. Any time I go on vacation, I wonder where I’m going to work out and what type of equipment I’ll have access to. On this most recent trip, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...