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A Beginner's Guide To Protein and How To Make Delicious Shakes

In today’s blog, I want to talk about protein. There is a great deal of confusion and myths when it comes to protein including the need of protein, which kind of protein to use, and the amount o ...

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How We Make Permananet Life Changes Instead of Fad Diets

CHANGE! To some this can be exciting, to others dread; and both are ok! We are in the business of change, why? Because as a society we are faced with increasing disease and stress while daily movement ...

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The Power of Positive Thinking

When I am in the gym, I hear all types of comments that clients make about their life, work, family and most importantly, their bodies; “I hate my butt, arms, fat gut, hips etc.” When I wa ...

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Eating Healthy While Enjoying Your Vacation

With summer fast approaching, the time of year is upon us when many of us will be taking some well-deserved vacation time. It can be difficult to maintain a healthy lifestyle while on vacation so we h ...

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The Importance of Training Correctly and How a Personal Trainer Can Help

The first time a personal trainer came into my life was in the throes of a eating disorder, anorexia nervosa. During my college education, I had to fill in slots with electives, one of those electives ...

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Tricks of the Trade: Tools To Make Eating Healthy Easier

One of the common complaints of eating healthier is that it is difficult and time consuming to prepare healthy food. The world we live in now revolves around a grab-and-go mentality which often means ...

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Foam Rolling Tutorial and Explanation

At Body Basics, we always have our clients start with myofascial rolling. This is one of the best ways to prepare the muscles and joints for working out. There is a layer of tissue that surrounds all ...

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10 Steps to Getting Started on Your Journey to Fitness

When I know a client is serious and willing to change I tell them it takes 21-30 days to change bad habits. The sooner that you start talking positive about your health and have come to terms with no ...

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Common Fitness Mistakes Women Make and How To Avoid Them

Throughout my over 20 years in the Fitness industry, I have noticed a common mistake that has caused women substantial frustration with their goals to get fit and lose body fat. Some of these mistakes ...

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