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Exercise with a Friend

The CSD Fitness Boot Camp Starts May 5th @ 9am here in Helendale - via the Helendale Park and Rec. Dept – located:  26540 Vista Rd Ste C.  – Cost: $40 for 8 weeks. Contact me for details - Patty 760-951-3508 Exercising with a friend is a great way to keep you coming back week after week!!!If Saturdays don't fit into you workout plan.... Try week nights... and make new friends!MON:5:00pm Low Impact Fitness Training

Outsmart the Supermarket's Sales Tactics


ATTENTION! Fitness Boot Camp Starts Sat May 5th 9am!!

Give a whole new meaning to your “weekend warrior workout”.ACE Certified Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Coach Patty Hartong and the CSD Park and Recreations Department are proud to offer (Fitness Boot Camp) a new and fun exercise class that generates amazing results. Fitness Boot CampSaturdays @ 9: 00amStarts May 5th 

You Asked: Knee Friendly Alternatives to Lunges?

"I like lunges in theory, but my knees do not agree with them. Any way to work around this,?"

Coming back after a short break - ridiculously hard

An email from my client!!!!Honestly after 1 week at home (easter break) no running and eating & drinking more than you should have, my first day back & my usual workout (5 miles run) was killing me & so unenjoyable I cut it short! I hate that I gotta get through this tough period before it gets enjoyable again. Maybe this was a bad day will try again tomorrow. Does anyone else find this?

4 Sneaky Health-Food Ingredients to Watch Out For

Nutrition Facts panels can be tedious to read—and, frankly, they aren’t nearly as visually appealing as the rest of the food package and the claims on it. Which is why, unless you’re a dedicated, detailed label-reader, you might be surprised to learn that sometimes there are not-so-healthy ingredients hiding in food you’d otherwise think is healthy.Here are four food categories that, surprisingly, contain not-so-healthy ingredients that you should watch out for:

Watch Your Waist Line!

When it comes to belly fat, it’s not about what meets the eye, but what lies beneath that is cause for concern. A visibly protruding belly, also known as a pouch, gut, or spare tire, is unsightly by some standards, but when researchers mention increased risk for chronic diseases, the fat they are referring to is visceral fat. Also called intra-abdominal fat, it lies beneath the abdominal muscle and is not visible. Even people who are not obese by measure of Body Mass Index (BMI) can have too much of it. Visceral fat is deposited around organs in the abdominal cavity.

Patty's Fitness Boot Camp - starts May 5th 9am

A boot camp is just an exercise class that allows more variety and fun. They are perfect for all levels of fitness. Modifications are given for every exercise. You will work hard, but you will never be asked to do anything beyond your personal fitness level. Boot Camps work when you work them – meaning it is up to you how hard you want to push yourself!!!!  Also - I won’t be yelling at you – but I will push you to work outside your comfort zone (which is what we all need in order to get fitter, stronger and lose excess weight…

It's officially spring and summer is right around the corner...

It's officially spring and summer is right around the corner. It’s time to get more active. With beautiful weather, longer days and blooming flowers, there is even more incentive to shape up. Call me to set up your One-on-One Personal Training Session to learn the correct way to workout. 760-951-3508

Sign up for the Sat 9am Fitness Bootcamp class today!!

The sooner you sign up - the sooner we start!!!!!Patty 760-951-3508
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